Terry Skovronek is a "death midwife," offering green burials and nontraditional home funerals. On Jan. 21, she'll host her regular Death Café, open to the public, where people can talk freely about their fears and hopes surrounding death and dying, burials and rituals - all over tea and cake, from 7 to 8:45 p.m. at the Bucks County Free Library, 150 S. Pine St., Doylestown.
Do you and your family have a "life book," a physical notebook or a binder containing your important documents? Financial advisers and estate lawyers say life books are the key to happy retirement - and to helping families know what to do in an emergency.
Erin Arvedlund writes a weekly column for the Inquirer on investing and personal finance. Her first book was Too Good to Be True: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Madoff (Penguin).