Macmillan is calling for everyone, at whatever stage of life they are, to be prepared for death. Taking small but simple steps, such as figuring out what really matters to you when you die, can help you and your family prepare emotionally, practically and financially so you can get on with living life as fully as you can.
'It’s important to make plans'
At Macmillan we believe talking about death can be life changing. Because it frees you to get on with living, knowing that you’ve shared your wishes, and that vital paperwork is sorted and easy to find.
We've put together a checklist to help you start the conversation and make your plans:
Dying Matters is a coalition of individual and organisational members across England and Wales. It aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. Dying Matters Awareness Week 2019 takes place from Monday 13 May – find out more on the Dying Matters website.
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