Loving acts

to secure your family's future

Ethical Wills/

 Legacy Letters

Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

by Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz (2005)

“(In the process of developing a Legacy Letter) you really learn and tie up what is important to you.”

Connie Johnson, client

Resource Links

Some current research: New York Times: The Stories that Bind Us


Examples of Ethical Wills: http://celebrationsoflife.net/ethicalwills/examples/


More reading about Ethical Wills



To pursue development of your own legal Estate Plan visit;


Healthy Aging, A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being

by Dr. Andrew Weil (2005)

Recommended Reading

The Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain

by Gene D. Cohen (2006)

Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives – How Your Friends' Friends' Friends Affect Everything You Feel, Think, and Do

by Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler (2011)

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

by Chip Heath and Dan Heath (2007)

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard

by Chip Heath and Dan Heath (2010)

Ethical Wills: Putting Your Values On Paper

by Barry K. Baines, M.D. (2006)

Developing an

Ethical Will


Ethical Will/

Legacy Letters