Coping with Grief: The Healing Power of Pets

Posted on January 29th, 2019
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The ability of pets to provide comfort to humans in times of illness or grief is recognized by medical professionals, therapists, and hospice workers around the world. People who are facing death or mourning the loss of a loved one are often calmed and reassured by the loving companionship of a pet. Pets are known […]

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What is Advance Funeral Planning?

Posted on January 19th, 2019
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Advance funeral planning is the process of discussing, defining and recording your specific and unique funeral wishes with your funeral home provider and loved ones long before the services, ceremonies, traditions and rituals are needed. It is a gift to those who will be handling your affairs after you have departed. Your family will have the benefit of a […]

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How to Choose the Right Urn

Posted on December 31st, 2018
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The primary purpose of a cremation urn is to hold the cremated remains of the deceased. But what will you do with the urn once it is filled with your loved one’s ashes? The answer to that question and a few others will help to determine the type of urn you will need and help […]

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Remembering Loved Ones During the Holidays, Modifying Traditions and Creating New Ones

Posted on December 14th, 2018
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After a loved one passes away, the holidays are never the same again. Grief triggers are everywhere, and decorations and events that are meant to bring joy may serve as painful reminders of loss. Traditions, events, parties, songs, movies all trigger memories. Studies show keeping your loved one’s memory alive by continuing to make them […]

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Funeral Home Reviews – Where can you best find them, and how helpful are they?

Posted on November 28th, 2018
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Reviewing and rating have become a large part of our culture. It is a social activity that allows us to feel we can share our experiences within our community. With the ability for anyone to go online and have a voice, more people have become active reviewers. And as consumers, we review what other people’s experiences […]

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