Having done all they can to dictate exactly how their funerals will go — down to music playlists and menus — Baby Boomers, and some members of the Silent Generation, are taking control to the next level: writing their own obituaries. Statistics on the number of seniors working to meet the ultimate deadline are hard to come by, but obituary-writing courses are now being offered on-line and in workshops, and informal obit-writing sessions are popping up all over.
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