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What to do when a parent dies

... What to do when a parent dies death certificate, funeral, assets, inheritance tax, bereavement Losing a parent is an emotional ... . Yet there are numerous practical tasks to be undertaken some quickly, some over time. Here's a step-by-step guide to what you need ...

Planning a funeral: Answers for the bereaved

... GP or hospital doctor. You will then need to register the death within 5 days (or 8 days if in Scotland). ... ? The first step to be taken is to collect a medical certificate from a GP or hospital doctor. You will then need to ...

How dad's humour eased his death

... How dad's humour eased his death death, end-of-life, funeral, story This week's storyteller is Gill. A terminal illness is hard for anyone to come to terms with but when Gill's dad was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease he dealt with it in a surprising way ...

Talking about death over dinner

... Talking about death over dinner death, communication, end-of-life, story This week's storyteller has chosen to be anonymous. Our storyteller shares how broaching the subject of dying with your parents doesn't have to be hard, especially when your mum brings up her own death at ...

How to cope with bereavement

... How to cope with bereavement death, grief, end-of-life, bereavement Grief is something no one is ever really prepared for. Learning ... there for her son when he needed her most. A medical certificate obtained from the doctor provided evidence of her son's situation, which ...

How to manage your parent's property once they've moved out

... as a move into care or most difficult of all, the death of a parent. Your own location, work and family situation ... feel happy then trust your instincts and look elsewhere. Assessments and Certificates An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) will be required for the ...

When dementia brings death to your door

... When dementia brings death to your door dementia, death, grief, end-of-life, story When When They Get Older launched last year Jill Sinclair, The Glasgow Herald blogger, became a supporter, contributor and friend. She shared with us just how important it was ...

How to find the right life insurance for your parent

... How to find the right life insurance for your parent Insurance, money, death, If your parent is considering life insurance for the first time and faces bewilderment at the level of choice Ashley Shepherd, Managing Director of Over50choices, offers his guidance through a diverse ...

Talking about dying with your parents

... Talking about dying with your parents death, communication, end-of-life, funeral, power of attorney, Joe Levenson, Director of Communications for the Dying Matters Coalition shares practical advice for starting the conversation with your parent about the future. When it comes to dying, ...

A guide to Inheritance Tax

... planning could help avoid. What is Inheritance Tax? Inheritance Tax is paid when someone transfers the ownership of their assets, usually on death. Each individual has an allowance of 325,000 known as the 'nil rate band', assets under this amount is free ...