Reasons To Publish An Obituary After A Loved One’s Funeral

7 September 2017
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In most cases, it's customary to write and publish an obituary in the days that immediately follow the death of a loved one. This published notice not only alerts the public to this person's passing but also provides people with details about the upcoming funeral service. It's important to know that when a family member passes away, you have the right to manage the arrangements exactly as you see fit. In some cases, this might mean that you wish to take the unconventional approach of publishing the obituary after the funeral service. Read More 

Small Details To Consider In Advance Of Scattering Cremated Remains

28 August 2017
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Following the cremation of a loved one, you'll often make plans to scatter the cremated remains in a special area. If the person preplanned his or her own funeral arrangements, he or she will have likely specified where to scatter the remains. If not, you and your family can come up with a pleasant location. Next, you'll want to decide which family members and close friends will be in attendance, and then pick a date that works for everyone. Read More 

3 Mistakes You Shouldn’T Make When Planning A Spouse’s Funeral

26 July 2017
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Planning the funeral for a spouse that has passed away is not an easy task by any means, but you have plenty of help available at the funeral home and beyond. The important thing is to keep in mind what your spouse would have wanted and how you can best celebrate the life of your husband or wife. If you are in charge of funeral plans for your spouse, be sure to avoid these common mistakes. Read More 

You Can Be Comfortable With A Decision For Cremation

7 July 2017
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Are you considering a cremation rather than a traditional burial? If so, you are among many people who see that cremations are beneficial. Unfortunately, some people are met with opposition from well-meaning family members and friends when they discuss their decisions. This is one reason why it is ideal to pre-plan your funeral arrangements to ensure that your wishes are honored. The pre-planning also gives individuals the option to pre-pay for their arrangements. Read More 

Seven Sadness Strategies: Tips To Help You Cope With Grief

23 June 2017
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If you have recently lost someone special, you know that it can be difficult to move past the grief and get back to normal. Don't feel like there is a time-limit on loss and mourning; everyone copes with death differently. There are some ways to gently work-through your grief and go forward, even when you don't think it is possible. Seven strategies to cope with loss are: 1.Get moving. Physical activity has an anti-depressant effect and studies show that 20-minutes of brisk walking has the same therapeutic qualities as the medication Zoloft! Read More