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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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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