Cake is the largest end-of-life platform, helping over 30 million people annually make arrangements for their death and cope with the losses of loved ones.
Preparing for death and making those arrangements can be challenging to think about and difficult to act upon. The Cake platform offers over 3000 articles and tools to help make those arrangements happen and on how to have those delicate conversations with loved ones. The platform allows individuals to determine healthcare options in an unexpected event that would require short and long-term medical treatment. Additionally, assistance with creating legal wills and living wills is provided, as well as estate planning, dependent protection, funeral and memorial options, and legacy actions.
For later stages in life, users can create palliative plans or advance care plans, as well as determine what happens with their bodies and their organ donation status.
Cake covers all the bases for planning for the end of an individual’s life, providing support options for those who have lost a loved one. Specific sources are available for certain types of loss, such as the loss of a parent, a stillborn child, a spouse and more; support is even available for non-human loved ones as tools are made available for those grieving the loss of a pet.
Cake provides options for counselling and support groups for those looking to cope with their grief, in addition to eulogy and obituary creation. Guidance for executors is also given, helping them with account closing, will management and the status of the belongings of the person who passed away. Cake can also serve those who may not have lost a loved one but still want support, as sources are supplied regarding funeral etiquette and sympathy gift ideas.
For anyone looking to explore mortality and come to terms with it, Cake allows users to explore how death is handled in many international cultures and religions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Native American cultures, Greek cultures, Chinese cultures, and more. They also offer recommendations on books, movies, quotes, poems and more that explore death and mortality that can give people comfort surrounding the subject. In addition, ideas about finding meaning in one’s own life are offered, such as creating a bucket list to serve as a reminder to live life to the fullest each day.