Cathy Nichols

Considers it an honor as a Certified Celebrant to listen to life stories, and then design and conduct meaningful tributes. Cathy also trains celebrants nationally, equipping them to share those legacies in ways that comfort and enlighten. Honorably serving Busch families since 2004.

A Look Back: A Thoughtful Reflection About Presence, Permission and Participation

And so the time has come. After 18 passion-filled, thought-driven years, Busch’s very own Cathy Nichols is headed into retirement.

Cathy has served...

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Room-by-Room Home Safety Guide for Seniors Living Alone

According to Aging In Place, nine out of 10 people want to age at home. Family members and caregivers can make this desire a reality for their senior...

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7 Considerations When Preparing a Sympathy Meal

While there are several ways to show sympathy and offer condolences after someone you know loses a loved one, one of the most popular ways is to send...

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8 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Grieving Loved Ones

How can you help someone who is grieving? It’s incredibly difficult to watch our loved ones when they’re in pain, and this is a question we often...

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6 Ways to Maintain a Sense of Purpose as You Age

Many seniors go through a period of time where they are in search of new meaning and purpose. While this may be a struggle for some, it is crucial...

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Perspectives on Grief: Cathy Nichols

This post is part of our Perspectives on Grief series, where we ask our caring staff members to share their personal experiences with grief. For more...

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6 Caring Conversation Starters for a Funeral or Memorial Service

If you have ever experienced a loss, you understand that there are very few words anyone can say to make the pain feel any less.  

The intense...

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4 Tools to Communicate with a Senior Loved One

There is a growing problem of social isolation and loneliness in older generations. So it’s incredibly important for elderly adults to stay in touch...

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12+ Questions About Funeral Etiquette, Answered

Attending a funeral or memorial service is likely inevitable at some point in everyone’s life. While it is important to take the time to celebrate...

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A Special Thank You to Our Northeast Ohio Heroes: Busch’s 2020 Caregiver Award Winners

“We rise by lifting others.” - Robert Ingersoll

Every month, we recognize the service and sacrifice of professional caregivers in our Northeast Ohio...

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35+ Ways to Keep a Loved One’s Memory Alive This Holiday Season

For many, the holidays bring about joy, as close family members and friends gather to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. But for some,...

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5 Ways to Live Graciously This Thanksgiving

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."—William Arthur Ward

This year has certainly been challenging...

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