What to ask someone who is dying?

What to ask someone who is dying?

When you know someone is dying, what you say takes on added importance….General Interest

  • Did you ever do anything really crazy like a college prank or practical joke?
  • What is the most trouble you ever got into at school?
  • Who was your favorite teacher?
  • Tell me about your first car.
  • Do you remember a favorite toy?

How long did my mother work before she died?

Normally, the Social Security Administration requires 10 year of work to qualify for benefits. If your mother passed when she was very young, you may qualify for benefits based on her work record if she worked 1 1/2 years during the three years before her death.

When did I learn that my mother was failing?

When I learned that my mother was failing 16 years ago, I did not go to see her, even though everyone in my life — including my therapist — thought I should go for “closure.”

When do you turn to your mother for advice?

The mother is one who tends to have the most responsibility for the care of the child, and is at home with the children more often than the father in most cases. Your mother is the one you turn to when you break up with your first boyfriend or girlfriend, when you need advice or when you have a problem.

How long does it take for daughter to see mother’s behavior?

That’s why it can take years or decades for the daughter to actually see her mother’s behavior with clarity. Counterintuitively, some women actually only see it in hindsight, after their mothers’ deaths.

How long has it been since my mom died?

When I find myself getting mysteriously emotional, it’s usually around this time of year. Me and mom. College graduation weekend. This week marks five years since my mom passed away. To say we were “close” is an understatement.

How do I answer my mom when she asks to see her deceased?

Mom would also ask where my father was and I would always say he is with his friend John at breakfast or he was volunteering as he did many times and she would be fine with that. Another idea: “Your mom is not here right now but What a good thought. Lets sit and talk about her.

What was the cause of my mother’s death?

She had suffered with lung cancer for the year and a half prior to her death. Her suffering was long and difficult for everyone. We all knew Mom was going to die. In fact, there came a point when we were praying for God to take her and end her suffering. I thought I was prepared for Mom’s passing. I’m an educated, intellectual woman.

What happens to my mother’s trust when she dies?

Assuming that your mother had a trust into which she had put the family home fourteen years ago. She died recently, therefore there is step-up in the value of the home and therefore there may be no capital gains to contend with. The distribution to the inheritors is tax free for federal purposes.