Disaster Planning While Caring for the Terminally Ill

Posted on October 9th, 2018
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Anyone living in a part of the country prone to natural disaster or extreme weather should know how to prepare. Pack an emergency kit along with batteries, flashlights, canned foods, water, blankets, clothing, first aid kits, a radio and matches. Know your evacuation routes and the location of shelters as well as pet shelters. Keep […]

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Navigating Social Security After Death

Posted on September 28th, 2018
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  Navigating the ins and outs of Social Security benefits can be a heavy lift, especially when the death of a loved one is a part of the equation. We’ve outlined a few of the questions we are most often asked below as well as direct contact information for the Social Security offices.   Who […]

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Can Families Be Present During Cremation?

Posted on September 18th, 2018
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Many people today are opting for cremation over traditional burial due to its numerous benefits. The simplicity and dignity of cremation, environmental concerns, and the flexibility cremation affords in ceremony planning and final disposition all add to its increasing popularity. Witnessing a cremation can be for anyone for any number of reasons. It is often […]

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Traveling with Cremated Remains

Posted on August 28th, 2018
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  Transporting cremated remains is becoming very common with the rise in cremation and families’ wishes to be scattered in a favorite place or buried in a family plot. The loss of loved ones is an emotional experience — adding in the additional stress of air travel with the ashes of the deceased can elevate […]

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Going ‘Green’ for your Funeral?

Posted on July 23rd, 2018
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          There are many ways to embark on the journey to the great beyond. For most of American history, there have been a few staples we’ve come to expect of funerals: a coffin of choice, subdued flower arrangements, a grave-site burial and the traditional granite headstone. However, these staples aren’t necessarily […]

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