Decide what you want to have happen to your body after your death and WRITE IT DOWN.
A good place to do that is the booklet “Before I Go, You Should Know,” (which you can buy here.) or you can find others on the web.
Discuss your wishes with your family.
It’s a difficult conversation to get started, but it is very important for them to know what you want and agree with your choices. Here’s our list of helpful sources: