Even if a death is expected, losing a loved one is a tragic experience that’s difficult to cope with. Many people don’t know what to do when someone dies, so we’ve compiled a helpful checklist to guide you through the legal and social obligations when a loved one dies.
Over the past decade, consumer interest in green burial options has increased significantly. Many families have started asking questions about sustainable alternatives to traditional funeral and cremation services, and the death care industry has responded with a variety of innovative eco-burial methods and natural funeral products.
After death, we’re typically faced with a choice between burial or cremation. While traditional burial has been used for thousands of years, cremation is becoming more popular in the U.S. Both methods are widely accepted in modern society, but what if you don’t want to be buried or cremated when you die?
With the average cost of a funeral in the U.S. approaching $8,000, finding enough money to pay for end-of-life expenses is a common financial burden. Many grieving families use fundraising events to cover funeral and burial costs for their loved one. Requesting funeral or memorial donations from a community provides people the opportunity to assist […]