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.
Braun and Gresham – expert legal counsel and practical advice for owners of ranches nationwide. They are a great resource for ranch legacy planning and estate planning.
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
The Estate Lady – Expert in personal property services, specializing in managing stuff, estate valuations and estate sales. Sign up for her newsletter as it’s terrific!
NEXT Ave from PBS – A terrific site “where grown ups keep growing.” Another must-read newsletter
Health and Well-being
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.
Funerals, Dying and Grief
https://www.fcactx.org – (Funeral Consumers Alliance of Central Texas) learn about options for funerals and an annual cost survey.
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.
Suddenly Single, How to Find Renewal After Loss – by Ellen Gerst – for one who has lost a mate due to death or divorce, giving readers the tools to examine their “new normal” so they can take manageable steps in order to thrive, rather than simply survive.