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Celebrating a Life: Blog

Wednesday, 13 April, 2016

In recent years, we’ve experienced more American families choosing cremation as a final wish. It’s projected by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) that in 2030, 71% of those who die will be cremated.

As the number of cremations...

May 11, 2017

7 Funeral Personalization Ideas Every Family Should Consider

Losing a loved one is never easy, and each of us grieves in a unique way. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, baby boomers see funerals as a valuable part of the grieving process but are seeking ways to make them more...

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April 27, 2017

10 Features You’ll Notice at a Top Northeast Ohio Funeral Home

Finding the best funeral home for your loved one’s funeral or memorial service is a highly personal and emotional decision to make in your time of grief. Different criteria and features come into play on a family-by-family basis including location,...

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April 13, 2017

5 Ways Caregivers Can Help Combat Senior Isolation

There’s a growing problem of social isolation and loneliness in older generations. In fact, the health risks of prolonged social isolation are equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day, according the AARP Foundation.

Many times, when a loved one...

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March 30, 2017

6 Compassionate Conversation Topics for a Funeral or Wake

If you or someone you know recently experienced the loss of a loved one, it may be difficult to find the right words to say. 

Those who are grieving find comfort in knowing friends and family care. It’s important to take the time to offer words of...

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March 16, 2017

4 Important Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Funeral Home

Following the loss of a loved one, you may feel stressed or lost as you search for the best funeral home. Many families may not know the right features to look for to ensure they’re getting the best value and trusted care.

For many, the following...

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March 2, 2017

Digital Asset Organization and Protection: What You Need To Do

Email is only 45 years old. Social media is even younger. While managing digital assets is a fairly new part of preplanning, it is a crucial step in the process.

Your digital assets may contain unpaid bills, family photos and other important...

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February 23, 2017

Traveling with Cremated Remains: What You Need to Know

Following the loss of a loved one, you may need to travel with cremated remains. However, maneuvering through airport security can lead to additional emotional stress to those in mourning. 

If you or someone you know is planning on traveling with...

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February 9, 2017

5 Important Elements to Look For in a Funeral Home


We all have unique end-of-life wishes, and it’s important to find a home that caters to yours. You deserve a celebration that represents your life and personality. 

However, it can be difficult to narrow down your options if you don’t know where...

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January 26, 2017

Digital Assets: 3 Popular, Free Solutions to Password Management

When it comes to preplanning, there’s a lot to think about. From final resting place to financing, it’s important to ensure your loved ones understand your final wishes and have everything they need to complete them.

In addition to traditional...

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January 12, 2017

4 Final Resting Places for Historic Figures

For those families who choose burial, cemeteries serve as a final resting place for a loved one. Cemeteries also are a location to visit your loved one once they pass, and adorn their gravestone or monument with memories or flowers.

Cemeteries are...

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