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Ask Pete: How Do I Stop Dad Having Nursing Home Sex?
My father is in a nursing home community (my mother died many years ago). I just learned that he has had multiple sexual partners at the community. What do I do?
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Ask Pete: Lonely Widow Dating After Death of Husband
My husband died recently. Although I'm not interested in starting another relationship, I have been dating here and there. Is it ok to just have fun?
What Courts Watch for in the “Final Estate Accounting”
As an estate executor, make sure you carefully track these four items that probate courts want to see documented in the final accounting of the estate.
How Long to Keep Credit Card, Medical and Other Records
Downsizers don’t always know how long to keep bulky paper records. Our experts help distinguish between important records and those you can definitely trash.
The Quilt That Came Alive: Laura’s Special Project for Grandma
When Laura learned her grandmother was being forced to downsize against her will, she assumed the role of primary caretaker and moved in.
What To Do At a Wake, Viewing or Visitation
What exactly do you do at a wake, viewing or visitation? Who goes to a wake versus a funeral, and what will happen?
The 3 Most-Donated Items That Should Be Thrown Away
Not sure what to donate and what to throw away? These are the three most commonly donated items that thrift shops don't want - toss them instead.

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    Cleanout Supplies List

    Garbage bags, gloves, tape and more. Calculate what supplies and how much you'll need to clean out an estate.

    Estate Sale Checklist

    Step-by-step checklist for how to organize your family's estate sale.

    Death In the Family Checklist

    Our checklist for the most important things to do after a family member dies.
    "Legacy Navigator truly took on the impossible with our project and completed it with efficiency, energy and unfailing good spirit. We can now move on to the more manageable challenges associated with selling the house, and to a new beginning."
    – Kathleen F.
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    podcast about modern grief
    Grief is more than mourning a death; we experience it in divorce, in the loss of friendships, in changing family dynamics and more. Join Matt Paxton, cleaning expert and former host of the TV show HOARDERS, and Pete Shrock, active national crisis support leader, as they navigate daily grief with humor and storytelling.

    November 9, 2017

    Episode 10: Does Everything Really Happen for a Reason?

    Matt and Pete reflect on the old saying, “everything happens for a reason” and ask, “does it though?” They dig into why we say it (especially following a tragedy), what it does for our relationship with grief, and who can’t buy into it and why.

    Matt Paxton might look familiar because he is one of the top extreme cleaning experts in the country, as featured on the hit television show HOARDERS.

    Pete Shrock has been immersed in active crisis support for over 15 years. He trained grief experts responding to 9/11 and the shootings at Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech.