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Leaving a legacy

Is scattering your ashes the right choice for your loved ones?

In our recent survey, Your Final Farewell, 53 per cent of respondents would like to have their ashes scattered but is this really the best course of action for the loved ones you leave behind?

Grief and Loss

Ten things my family doesn’t know about me

Sometimes what makes us so special are the things people don’t know about us, but don’t keep them secret – it’s time to share.

Grief and Loss

Navigating the execution of a will

The death of a loved one is often the start of a complex legal process. So here Rod Cunich guides you through the execution of a will.

Losing a loved one

Dealing with a child’s grief

It’s worth bearing in mind that if someone is old enough to love then they are old enough to grieve. And this grief needs to be acknowledged, so how do you deal with grief in children?

News

Could a prepaid funeral help reduce your assessable assets?

The 1 January 2017 asset threshold changes may force you to reduce your assessable assets for you to receive a full Age Pension. If so, you may wish to consider planning ahead for the inevitable.

Losing a loved one

How to tackle the touchy subject of dying

Passing away, end of life, passing on, eternal rest – these are all commonly used terms for death – a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid to talk about.

Grief and Loss

How to tackle the touchy subject of dying

Passing away, end of life, passing on, eternal rest – these are all commonly used terms for death – a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid to talk about.

News

Anthony Albanese lends his voice to euthanasia debate

The push for legalising voluntary euthanasia gained a major supporter yesterday, with Labor’s Anthony Albanese adding his voice to the discussion.

Does personalising a funeral make a difference?

A funeral planned with your wishes in mind makes it easier for you and for your family, and a special offer means now is the time to plan ahead.

I’ve been asked to write a eulogy – what do I do?

Mareena Purslowe Funerals has provided some tips on how to write and deliver a eulogy that really speaks to what someone meant to you.

What does ultimate care look like?

Attention to detail, supportive care, knowledge regarding faiths and traditions and deep experience in tailoring services to individual needs is all part of Mareena Purslowe Funerals’ ultimate care.

Nothing taxing about taking care of your wishes

The benefits of planning ahead now with a Mareena Purslowe Funerals’ prepaid funeral plan include a special offer of $500 off and the potential for a more favourable Centrelink Age Pension assessment.

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