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An exclusive group of experts on end-of-life brought together by Your Tribute to share their knowledge in online discussions and articles on important topics. These experts blog about their expertise related to caring for an elderly person, funeral planning, the loss of a loved one, bereavement, and more. Our experts are currently, or previously, employed as grief counselors, funeral directors, doctors, caregivers, or in another grief or funeral profession. Many of our experts have experienced a loss and write or speak on the subject.

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What do Funeral Directors do? No Comments

The death of a loved one can be a distressing time. With the weight of grief heavy on your shoulders, planning a funeral can be a little too much at an already difficult time. For most people, the logical solution is to allow funeral directors help to plan a funeral for a loved one. Those that may never have experience a funeral, may be wondering, what funeral directors actually do…

Supporting Your Child’s Grief Through School Counseling No Comments

If you’re an adult of a certain age, you might remember school counselors as the people who handed you career aptitude tests and told you what you’d be best at. But times have changed. In modern schools, school counselors are among the most well-trained and notable members of the academic and administrative team…

Is there a difference when a loss is sudden versus anticipatory? No Comments

For ten years, I facilitated a younger widow(er) group in Denver.  Each month we welcomed new members to a group they did not want to join yet voluntarily attended in an effort to make sense of their loss.  As I listened to the attendees share their stories, I learned that while their loss journeys were varied, the outcome was similar…

Why you need a funeral plan even when you’re young No Comments

It’s highly likely that when you hear the term ‘funeral plan’ your mind is automatically drawn to the image of an elderly man or woman. And you wouldn’t be far wrong. Inherently, funeral plans are targeted towards those most likely to be focusing on their death and as a result, the target market has become those in latter life…

7 Things You Should Have Before You Die No Comments

While we are alive, we struggle for a healthy living. Even if we fulfill all our needs, we are in greed to give a settled life to the next generation. A life full of luxury, wealth and happiness. The write-up below talks about the 7 essential things that you must own before you die…

Why life insurance is important even at a young age No Comments

A large amount of life insurers won’t accept applicants until they reach the age of 18, but even once reaching this age, a lot of younger adults aren’t thinking about life insurance. Probably due to the belief that death is far into the future, many young adults believe they do not require life insurance, especially if they do not have children or own property…

The Cost of Funerals No Comments

When it comes to arranging a funeral, it’s never easy. At a time when you’re grieving and hurting, adding funeral planning on top of that can put a real strain on you. More importantly, figuring out how much it will cost is also an unnecessary worry added on top of a distressing time. Funerals in the UK have slowly gone up, costing more and more over the years. But, how much does the average funeral cost?…

What is the New Normal? No Comments

After I lost my husband I joined a grief group. One of the topics the counselor covered was the “new normal.” I had no idea what that was, but I came to understand that it refers to life after loss. What we knew as normal is gone after a death. In order to move forward we all have to find a new way to live…

How to Cope With the Demise of Your Spouse No Comments

The passing away of your spouse is one of the most devastating experiences for you. When a person who had been an important part of your life is no more around, then dealing with this loss accompanies with trauma, nostalgia, stress and possibly, trouble…

Summer Infused Personalized Funeral Ideas No Comments

Summertime, it can be a nice, refreshing time. People relish in the outdoors and enjoy everything this peaceful and relaxing season brings us. So, why would you not invite these summertime vibes into the funeral home? Your clients could benefit from the natural relaxing energies of summer…