curation - The Times - Oct 14th
Margaret Magnusson talks to Alice Thomson
Death dealing - tidying affairs and clutter before you die. Supposedly a fun thing and start early. Don't expect everything to be sorted out by your kids: they will be upset enough. So get rid of useless items before you leave the stage. While you still have the energy. And celebrate what they meant to you. Pass stuff on to people who would benefit and appreciate it. Otherwise trash or charity shops.
Start with clothes then photos and other personal items. Organise the finances. Talk to the family.
Don't complain and do what you enjoy. Ailments and disappointments are boring.