Have you ever been the decision maker for someone else’s choices? Not the little choices, like what outfit to wear, or where to eat dinner. The big decisions.
Where a person wants to be buried.
How he wants to die, surrounded by family, or with medical professionals there.
What kind of care she wants for her physical body – cremation, burial, body donation.
Where the money goes after death.
Preparing for downsizing can be a difficult thing to do. For us, it was simple. For my mother, it was not such an easy transition.
If something were to happen to me and I were not here tomorrow, is everything neat and organized or will I leave a mess for someone else to deal with?
Ellen was making arrangements with her neighbor Jean to take care of some household things as she and her husband Ed were going to be tied up at the hospital for a few days.