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How does VR help dying people?

How does VR help dying people? Virtual reality has been developing for decades, but it’s beginning to be harnessed in areas of life other than seaside town arcades and cinema multiplexes. Within end of life care, there’s been a move towards using VR to make the dying process a little more forgiving and fulfilling. What […]

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Modern death rituals

Modern death rituals You don’t go to church, but you religiously eat the same cereal every morning. You don’t believe in a higher being, but you find yourself crossing your fingers when you need some good luck on your side. So when it comes to death, does a little ritual help? Here we look at […]

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How is retirement changing?

How is retirement changing? We’re not just living longer, we’re also expected to work for longer. But will the traditional notion of retirement – putting your feet up at a beach in Spain, attending to your allotment and making painfully bad style choices, all the while receiving a steady income from the state – disappear […]

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What is the Tell Us Once service?

What is the Tell Us Once service? After you’ve told family and friends about a close one’s death, you’ll also need to tell the many government departments out there that someone’s died. This might seem like a huge task –  dying doesn’t just mean dealing with leftover tax but also cancelling a driving license or […]

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