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The art of dying considered and some legal issues

The art of dying considered and some legal issues is the subject of this blog by Northwich solicitor Stonehewer Moss. The modern lives we have in which death has become a service providers problem rather than a natural event we must face has been the subject of some public debate over recent years and academics have written acclaimed books to take away some of the stigma such as Being Mortal by Atul Gawande is well intentioned but for some of us still a subject we are uncomfortable reading about. Stonehewer Moss are offering wills upon making a charity donation in November 2016 under Willaid and the solicitor drafting at their office, Michael Brennan, despite loving to read and having the book of Mr Gawande recommended to him, feels reluctant to read it. Michael says, “I heard some Reith lectures on the radio by Mr Gawande in the last year and it emphasised that death is a natural part of life that we should treat normally and feel able to consider. I have experienced those things any middle aged person has but there is natural resistance to this and a feeling of inadequacy faced by death. I have not felt able to read it but perhaps I should. Today I have read a BBC article on their website about the Catholic Church being part of a new initiative upon facing up to death that includes a short film. I hope the link below can assist anyone to view the article. Being there when someone you love is dying is not easy for either person and guidance from the Church can only help many of us.”

Legal issues to consider about our deaths include making a will, appointing an attorney and sometimes drafting a living will to instruct what you want to be done if serious medical treatment consents are needed. The art of dying considered and some legal issues about it are not happy thoughts but natural and necessary. The BBC article is at

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