Overall, there were more than 800 “excess deaths” in the first quarter of 2020, compared with the average of the previous 5 years.
One year ago, the Victorian Voluntary Assisted Dying Act came into effect after a prolonged, intense and divisive public debate.
The coronavirus is not only affecting the way we live, it’s also dramatically affecting the way we die.
For most of us, death conjures up strong feelings. We worry about it, dismiss it, laugh it off or don’t think about it at all. Until we have to.
Here are five research findings – biochemical, medical, genetic, sociological and psychological – that you may not be aware of.
Funeral insurance is a financial product and not really any different from life insurance.
Black is certainly not the only colour to signify mourning and grieving.
Some understanding of death can help us prepare for its eventuality.
The last thing you need to be thinking about during the time of bereavement is the cost involved, yet it’s important to know what to expect financially to put together a funeral to honour your loved one.
Pre-planning your funeral means that everything is taken care of in advance, and it’ll help to ease your loved ones’ burden.