A death occurs about every twelve seconds in the United States, according to the US Census Bureau. What happens in the hours and days following a death is something most of us have no knowledge of. In Getting Smart about Death, author Jane Filetic changes that by sharing basic information that can make a world of difference. Among the topics covered in an efficient, need-to-know manner are:
the four things needed immediately after a death occurs;
ten helpful suggestions to consider when a death is imminent;
answers to frequently asked questions following a death;
the times in life when it is essential to express our own final wishes.
Getting Smart about Death is a simple, straightforward guide to help you be prepared when a parent, spouse, partner, sibling, child, or best friend is nearing the end of life or has reached the end of life. Also provided is enough information to do as little or as much advance planning as you’re comfortable doing for yourself or for a loved one. Information is not just power; in the case of death, it is peace of mind.