August 31, 2015

Social media has infiltrated its way into all aspects of our lives, including funerals and memorial services. But what kinds of social media use are acceptable during funerals and what are not? Here are some suggestions for proper funeral etiquette with a focus on soci...

August 24, 2015

 

When a family member dies, it often leaves loved ones left behind to compose an appropriate obituary. Some individuals may have accomplished more things on a professional level, but that doesn’t mean that those who otherwise lead meaningful lives shouldn’t be recogniz...

August 21, 2015

Pre-planning

When you plan in advance, you are making choices now based on your wishes as to how your final arrangements will be carried out. Thus, you can reduce family concerns at the time of your death.

 

What do I need to do to pre-plan?

At your convenience, you can me...

August 19, 2015

5 Reasons Why Cremations Are On The Rise

 

Cremation in North America has been on the rise over the past couple of decades, and the numbers continue to grow across the country to match or exceed the number of burials. In fact, cremation is expected to overtake traditiona...

August 16, 2015

After centuries of having been considered a taboo practice by many countries and cultures, cremation continues to rise steadily in popularity throughout North America, according to a number of studies. As those born during the Baby Boomer era continue to age and reach...

August 14, 2015

If a person was asked how long ago Cremation started and was given only a moment to answer, chances are they would say somewhere within the last 50-75 years, maybe even that it started in America. However, cremation, in one form or another goes back thousands of years...

August 14, 2015

A Guide to Grief
Bereavement, Mourning, and Grief

Overview
People cope with the loss of a loved one in many ways. For some, the experience may lead to personal growth, even though it is a difficult and trying time. There is no right way of coping with death. The way a...

August 13, 2015

Today, we have far more choices when considering environmentally conscious end-of-life decisions. Many of us are opting for cremation as a way to reduce impact on the land, as well as help our family manage the financial demands of a funeral or memorial service.

From th...

August 10, 2015

 

 

In Christian countries, cremation fell out of favor due to the Christian belief in the 
physical resurrection of the body. Beginning in the Middle Ages, rationalists and 
classicists began to advocate it. In the Medieval Europe, cremation was practiced
only on specia...

August 10, 2015

One of the main deciding factors in whether or not one chooses cremation usually has to do with their relgious beliefs. Because of that, I have scoured the internet and have gathered information on 13 different religions, and their general standards regarding cremation...

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