Everplans Co-founder Abby Schneiderman running our booth

San Jose is lovely this time of year and Everplans is thrilled to be exhibiting at The 2013 AgeTech West Conference and Expo (“Aging Services Meets Silicon Valley: Creating the Future of Care”).


Mark lost his wife of 28 years to cancer two years ago and documented his experience on his site. It's quite comprehensive and offers an honest and thoughtful look at his loss from all angles. His most recent post, Caregiving, Loss, Grief, and Recovery: A Journey, is perhaps his most personal.

What’s the difference between saying you love the troops and actually loving them? How about making sure their families receive money owed to them when they die.

We do our best to prepare for natural disasters, but we rarely prepare for the natural disaster awaiting us all: Death. So writes Dr. Ira Byock in his compelling and informative story “Caring Well for One Another Through the End of Life,” which appears in USA Today’s “End of Life Care” supplement.


Our friend Kathy Kastner of BestEndings.com has put together a very down-to-earth and helpful video series dealing with the great beyond. Here’s one of the clips:

Death + Dinner = Delicious. Bloomberg Media recently highlighted the “death dinners,” which recently collaborated with Everplans, in an effort to get people to discuss end-of-life plans while they’re healthy...and hungry.

An article on Alleywatch.com, a site that offers important and topical news surrounding New York startups, mentioned us in an insightful article entitled Does Your Target Market Need to be the 50+ Crowd?

Author Katy Butler’s new book, “Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death,” which chronicles her mother’s decision to opt against end-of-life medical treatment, is available today.

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MemoValley, a site whose mission is to allow people to share memories of their departed loved ones, mentioned us in a recent blog post about "preparing for death with help from the startup world." Here's what they had to say about Everplans:

Bear—Augustus. Peacefully entered into eternal hibernation at his home on Tuesday after brief yet courageous battle with complications from thyroid tumor on Tuesday, August 27th.