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Indigent at Death: 4 Common Questions, Answered

The average cost of a funeral is $7,848—up 6.6% from 2016. However, some families may struggle to find the means to pay for all the expenses included...

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5 Ways to Rebuild Your Confidence Following a Loss

When you lose someone, you oftentimes lose a small part of yourself, too.

And there’s good reason for you to feel this way: Your loved one may have...

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6 Final Resting Places for Cremated Remains

When a loved one passes away, there are a lot of emotional decisions ahead. If there were not any prearranged plans, you and your family must first...

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National Nurses Day and Beyond: How to Thank a Nurse Every Day

Though the world is continuously affected by uncertainty, there’s one thing we know for sure: We owe the nurses of the world a thank you.

Over three...

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7 Ideas for Supporting a Family Caregiver in Your Life

Today’s family caregivers fill many roles. From chef to chore coordinator to at-home nurse, caring for an ill or aging loved one requires caregivers...

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Meet Our Staff: How Funeral Preplanning Is Different with Busch

Compassion and innovation are embedded in the roots of Busch Funeral and Crematory Services—and it all starts with our caring Busch staff.

In our...

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Funeral Personalization: 8 Unique Funeral Services We’ve Seen

When you hear the word funeral, what comes to mind?

You’re likely picturing a somber event with attendees wearing black attire surrounded by bouquets...

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5 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Grief

When a loved one passes, the grief that follows is likely one of the most intense experiences you’ll have in your life.

Grief can take the form of...

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Caring for Aging Parents: 6 Must-Have Conversations

Becoming a caregiver to your aging parents can be a rewarding way to provide comfort to the people who raised you.

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Who Are Funerals For—the Living or Deceased?

Funerals are an important part of cultures around the world, with the earliest rituals dating back thousands of years.

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7 Tips for Flying with Cremated Remains

Did you know that it’s possible to travel with cremated remains? Keep in mind though, security and individual airlines have rules that must be...

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8 Common Myths About Burial

Burial has long been one of the most common final disposition methods. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t myths or misconceptions around the...

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