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A daughters eulogy

I clutched the bundle of handwritten notes tightly in my hands.  For the last half-an-hour people had been streaming in but now the chapel was quiet and all eyes were focused on the Celebrant welcoming everyone to the Funeral and Celebration of Life of my much-loved, recently departed father. It’s curious that, apart from weddings,… Read more »

How to help your grandparents use video calling during COVID-19

“Social distancing” is now a household term worldwide. That’s great if you and your family are all geared up with technology such as mobile phones, tablets, computers and WiFi to keep connected with the rest of the world. But what about the thousands of grandparents who are left isolated, confused and feeling quite vulnerable with… Read more »

How many deaths are there in Australia each year?

There’s more than enough news around at the moment to get you down, however, as demographers, we look to understand deaths and the death rate as an important part of the demographic story of any place. In this blog, Glenn looks at what is ‘normal’ for the death rate in Australia, as we all try… Read more »

Your Ultimate Guide on Digital Death (and How to Handle It)

What happens to your online accounts when you die? Author: Ariel Hochstadt, VPN Mentor. Ex-Google, International tech speaker Man, I thought you died or something. This is what Marvin, a long-time online buddy of mine, said when I logged into my favourite gaming platform after a long absence.  After laughing it off and catching up with… Read more »

200 Questions to ask your Parents before it is too late

FAMILY QUESTIONS by Frances Vidakovic, Inspiring Life Dreams.   If you are looking for the best questions to ask your parents, you have come to the right place! You want to build a strong and healthy relationship with your parents, right? If that’s the case, be brave enough today to start a conversation with your… Read more »