The Viive POV

Nobody likes to talk about life’s harder moments… so we stepped in to fill the gap! Scroll down to find Mallory’s latest thoughts, personal stories of Aging & End of Life, and free resources to support you through the Planning process.

April 9, 2024

Millennials: You’re Never Too Young for Advance Care Planning

It may feel like life is “too busy” for ACP—but the busier you are, the more reasons you have to be planning for your future.

March 6, 2024

The Caregiving Tug-of-War

Gen X and Millennial women are caught between their careers, their day-to-day family obligations, and their caregiving duties.

February 5, 2024

Cohabitation Outside Marriage: What You Need to Know

Don't assume that your rights are protected when you move in with somebody else!

January 15, 2024

The Caregiver’s Guide to Self-Care

During this dreary time of year, it’s more important than ever that caregivers look after their own needs too.

December 10, 2023

Grieving Over the Holidays

It’s okay not to feel festive when you’re grieving a loss.

November 3, 2023

8 Reasons to Write Up Your Will (Right Now)

Spoiler alert: One of them has to do with keeping your furry friends safe and comfortable after you're gone.

October 9, 2023

You Guys Ever Think About Dying?

The denizens of Barbie World aren't the only ones who are afraid to confront their mortality.

October 4, 2023

Why You Should Talk About Aging During the Holidays

Yes, it's possible to have that conversation without missing out on the holiday fun.

September 12, 2023

For All the Single Ladies

Independence is hugely important in later life — but so is knowing when to ask for help.

August 9, 2023

Why Family Time is Crucial for Aging & End of Life Planning

Spending time with your family isn't just good for your health & relationships. It's also key for effective planning.

July 7, 2023

The Hidden Dangers of the Family Cottage

Cottages are often at the heart of family conflict and estate litigation. Here's why, and how to make sure it doesn't happen to your family too.

March 22, 2023

From Laughing Together to Fighting Together

How to deal with grieving & greedy siblings once your parents pass away