Writing an obituary for a loved one usually falls on the shoulders of a family member or close friend. It’s not an easy task, especially during a time of grief and loss, but it is a necessary part of making funeral arrangements. Here are some simple tips for writing a memorable obituary. What Is an […]
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.
Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America is an HBO feature documentary that provides an in-depth look at the different ways Americans deal with death. Perri Peltz and Matthew O’Neill produced and directed the documentary, which consists of six touching stories about various individuals and families coming to terms with end of life […]
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?