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What You Need to Know/Do for Government Reimbursement of COVID Funeral Expenses

Updated: August 23, 2021 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided over $1 billion to more than 150,000 people to assist with COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. Families that lost a loved one to the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for reimbursement for funeral costs through FEMA’s dedicated toll-free phone number: […]

What You Need to Know About Managing Your Loved One’s Estate

Managing a loved one’s personal affairs after they die can be overwhelming. Often there are several tasks that need to be completed after the funeral, and the process can be complex and time-consuming especially for family members coping with grief and loss. Using a checklist is a good way to keep things organized when settling […]

Understanding Grief and Loss

Grief is a natural and normal response to loss. It can be helpful to remember that all human beings are created to form attachments to people and things, and when these attachments are broken, we grieve the loss. This means we not only grieve the loss of people we care about, but also can feel […]

Essential Questions To Ask Funeral Homes During COVID-19 and Social Distancing

Do you have a COVID-19 Policy? If so, can you email me a link to the policy? What is your process for transferring a decedent from a hospital, long term care facility or place of residence? Are you conducting arrangements by phone or video conferencing? How many family members are able to attend the private […]