Death and Dying Blog

Funeral Service Planning Advice No Comments

Talking about or dealing with death could be hard. However, most of us do come across the death often, be they family members, neighbors, close friends, or co-workers. There may also come a time that people need to make funeral arrangements for the departed loved one, or assist somebody in doing this…

The Future of the Funeral Industry No Comments

In the last 20 years the landscape of the funeral industry has completely changed. A rise in creating new sustainable environmental practices has been a large contributing factor in shifting the funeral industry away from traditional practices to more environmentally conscious ones…

Is a Possible Inheritance a Blessing? No Comments

Talk of a future inheritance is something that parents and even grandparents like to mention and sprinkle into random conversations. Sometimes it’s innocent enough, as a source of pride for what they can give you later in life, and other times the motivations are less clear…

How to Handle the Funeral Planning Process with Dignity No Comments

The passing of a friend, family member or loved one is inarguably one of the most traumatic experiences one can have in life. Not only is there the emotional strife and sadness to deal with, but handling formal preparations – which involve money, time, and planning – compound the problem…

What Are Bio-Cremation Alternatives? No Comments

Over the past several decades, cremation has become a viable alternative to traditional burial services. Due to the Catholic church’s position changing about not being able to have a mass if you choose cremation, and many people thinking about the long-term ecological impact of traditional burials and caskets, cremation has been on the rise significantly for those who are looking for something outside of the old traditions…