You know you should find the opportunity to talk to your loved ones about what they want to happen when they die, but not only is it a difficult conversation, it’s also a complex one.
Where to start? Buried or cremated? What songs would you have played? Who would you want to arrange your funeral? Would you have flowers or donations? There are so many questions it can be a bit daunting.
That’s why we’ve put together a helpful check list. My Funeral Wishes is an easy to read form which can be used to prompt a discussion about dying.
It’s been used by GP surgeries and health centres, who reported it was a useful tool to think through options. Talking about death may not be easy, but it can be a great relief to get the conversation started.