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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 […]

Who Should Pay for Funeral Costs?

When a loved one dies, family members and close friends typically come together to comfort each other and begin the process of making funeral arrangements. Planning a funeral is never easy, and it can be a heavy emotional and financial burden for the bereaved family. The question of who should pay the funeral costs can […]

What Is the Average Cost of a Cremation in 2020?

In the past few years, more Americans are choosing cremation over a traditional funeral when a loved one dies. Affordability is one of the reasons for this shift; cremations are often cheaper than conventional funerals and burials. Though other factors have also fueled the rise in cremation rates, its lower price point can have a […]