Link and Read
Legal, Financial and Planning Resources
Legal Zoom - An online resource for legal forms and information
Nolo – Do-it-yourself legal solutions for individuals and small businesses
NAUPA – National Assoc. of Unclaimed Property Administrators – good place to start looking to see if you have any unclaimed property.
Ethical Wills – interesting way to provide guidance to your financial legacy.
Whimsey Appraisals – provides appraisal services specializing in antiques, furniture, fine art, glass, silver, office and residential contents.
Alliance Abroad Group – Connects people, jobs and volunteer opportunities all over the world.
AARP – Full of information on all aspects of retirement.
Life Stories Alive - Specialize in making personal history movies.
Health and Well-being
Gary Seghi, D.C. – Gonstead Chiropractor
Person Therapy – Amy Person, psychotherapist, specializes in phobias, trauma, dealing with chronic pain, transition difficulties and therapy for therapists.
Family Eldercare – (Austin) Great resource for older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers.
Steve Cuddy PT – Steve Cuddy is a great resource for when your body needs a little tweaking.
Monteserrat Gonzalez – Pilates instructor, body worker. Great resource for reworking the structure, posture and kinks in your body.
Stephen Hanson – Accupuncturist – can help with grief and working through the emotions of a loss
Funerals and Dying
AMBIS – (Austin Memorial and Burial Information Society) options for funerals.
J. Worth Kilcrease End-of-life and bereavement counseling and information on all things related to death, dying and bereavement.
Quality of Life Care Online resource center for people affected by life limiting illness.
TOSA Texas Organ Sharing Alliance tells you everything you need to know about organ donation in Texas. (forms online)
Lights Out Enterprises - Produces high-end memorable celebrations when people are alive or when the “lights go out.”
“A Family Undertaking” An excellent PBS documentary on the growing trend of families taking charge of their own funerals. It highlights the historical role of families in funerals before it became a multi-billion dollar industry. Highly recommended! (Available to rent through Netflix)
Downsizing Estates – A resource to help you with an estate sale or to help you downsize from your current estate.
(Articles on the Web)
Executors can inherit an unholy mess – 6 red flags to look for when being asked to be an executor.
Study by Harris Interactive – states the majority of people don’t have a will. Find out some more statistics on why people don’t prepare for the inevitable.
Scammed Even After You Die – MSN article on how thieves are stealing the identities of people after they die. Included in the article are steps you can take to prevent it.
Estate Planning in the Digital Age – a great article in Forbes that brings up the most commonly overlooked category of information when you are getting your affairs in order.