Local Financial Support

Good Grief
Personal Grief Financial Assistant: Louise Jackson
Phone: 260-705-3783
[email protected] 

“The Business of Grief – assistance in managing your personal finances upon the loss of a loved one.”

During a time of loss, Good Grief provides personal financial assistance with the day-to-day and monthly needs of your life. Let Good Grief help you navigate and adjust to this change which can be overwhelming both emotionally and physically. Good Grief provides the tools you need for the “business side of grief.” Services are personalized for you. Free 30 minute consultation followed at a rate of $40 per hour.

SOLVE Consulting Group: Solutions for Life
Investment and Asset Management
Noel H. Nox, J.D., M.B.A.
Phone: 260-418-9150
[email protected]

SOLVE aims to simplify your life by working closely with you and your family to fully understand life choices, recognize opportunities and risks, and develop smarter custom solutions for life.

Local Real Estate Support


How Doctors Die

What It’s Like to Have a Home Funeral

Washing My Boy’s Body

How to Die Well According to a Palliative Care Doctor

Videos & Movies

Dust in the Sky video by Iris Moore

In the Parlor documentary trailer  

RE:MEMBER documentary film about grief   

Corpses that Changed my Life Ted Talk 

Extremis on Netflix 


On Lauren’s Bookshelf

Die Wise by Stephen Jenkinson

Tear Soup by Pat Schwiebert

Confessions of a Funeral Director by Caleb Wilde

The Book Thief by Marcus Zusack

From Here to Eternity by Caitlyn Doughty

The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

Caring for the Dead by Lisa Carlson

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls


A guide to caring for a body at home from the Home Funeral Alliance

The Order of the Good Death

Children’s books on death, grief, and loss

Indiana University Body Donation

Download your State’s Advance Care Directive

End of Life Document Checklist