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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...

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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December 29, 2016

How to Focus On the Positive in The New Year

For many, New Years is a time to gather and celebrate with family and friends. However, welcoming the new year can be a difficult experience for those who have recently lost a loved one. 

You can ease your experience and get back on track by...

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December 16, 2016

Today's Caregiver: Providing Comfort and Hope for Those in Need

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter once said, “There are four kinds of people: those who will become caregivers, those who are caregivers, those who were caregivers, and those who will need caregiving themselves.”

Caregiving takes many forms....

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December 1, 2016

Holiday Grieving: 12 Activities to Ease the Pain

In the years following a loss, holiday plans may change and traditions may shift, causing emotional stress. To help ease your experience, you can plan a few activities ahead of time.

Creating new traditions can be difficult. Yet, reminding yourself...

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November 17, 2016

How to Organize Your Personal Information

What’s on your bucket list? Maybe you want to travel to Paris, hit a hole-in-one, or simply spend more time with family.

Each of us has a unique list of things we want to accomplish in life, but one activity that should be on everyone’s to-do list...

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November 3, 2016

5 Present and Future Benefits of Preplanning

Planning a funeral can be overwhelming. Many decisions need to be made, from final resting place to service or memorial details, and after a death occurs, it can be difficult to make these arrangements when grieving.

To protect your loved ones...

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October 27, 2016

Identifying a Loved One: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Losing a loved one is an emotional time for the entire family. The identification process may also be an extremely emotional situation for family members. And it may seem difficult to put yourself in the position to see your deceased loved one.

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October 20, 2016

9 Online Resources for Breast Cancer Prevention, Detection and Support

It is estimated that 12% of women will develop breast cancer during their lives. And every individual’s experience with breast cancer is unique. 

There are a variety of resources available that aim to offer information and support. Each resource...

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