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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...

    August 31, 2017

    Live Life to the Fullest: How to Accomplish a Bucket List

    “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.” –Oscar Wilde

    Have you ever sat down to write a bucket list—a list of all the accomplishments and experiences you hope to achieve before you die? What did you write? Swim with...

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    August 17, 2017

    5 Must-Have Conversations When Caring for Aging Parents

    Having a conversation with an aging parent about a sensitive topic, such as health or future living situations, can be intimidating, but is often important. From preplanning to final wishes, knowing which words to use (and what to avoid) can ease...

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    June 8, 2017

    6 Meaningful Questions to Ask Your Dad This Father’s Day

    My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” — Jim Valvano

    With Father’s Day approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the male figures in our lives. Whether it’s a trip to the driving range or a...

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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 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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    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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    September 29, 2016

    Your Preplanning Checklist in 5 Steps

    There’s a lot to know about preplanning a funeral and it’s never too early to start learning. In fact, planning a funeral or cremation requires making up to 125 decisions.

    Losing a loved one is emotional, and making decisions can be overwhelming...

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    September 1, 2016

    Who to Include When Preplanning Your Funeral

    We may not know how much longer we have in life, but we can certainly prepare for our passing through end-of-life plans. When preparing yourself and family for death, you can never be too prepared. By preplanning your funeral, you can arrange and...

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