By Sheryl Brown, Director of Social Media Development

I’m finally ready to talk about something very personal. Something which affected my home even though I work in financial services.

On Friday, May 5, 2017, my mother-in-law, Mary Madjlessi, died at 2:45am in a state-aided nursing home. She died in a bed just 10 feet from another resident. There was no privacy when we grieved; there was a sheet hanging from the ceiling. When she died it was all very business-like: Collect her things and move her out; there was another person waiting for her bed, and they needed it that day.

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For more than 80 years, WIFS has been committed to attracting, developing and advancing women in the insurance and financial services profession. Members, partners, exhibitors and sponsors benefit from connection and mutual respect for professional development and education-focused interaction rather than career opportunity promotion.