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Preplanning

6 Steps to Creating and Conquering Your Bucket List

Mark Twain once said, “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

Life is too...

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Why Is It Important to Talk About Death While You’re Still Healthy?

Have you ever thought about how you want to be remembered? Taking the time to consider your answer slowly surfaces what truly matters to you:

  • It...
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Who Has the Right to Plan Funeral Services in Ohio?

It can be difficult knowing where to begin when it comes to planning a loved one’s funeral:

  • Which funeral home do you choose?
  • What final...
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Who Should I Include When Arranging My Preplanned Funeral?

How do you prepare for the outcome we all face?

It probably feels unfamiliar to think about preparing for your own passing at the same time. We...

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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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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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Don’t Want a Funeral When You Pass? 4 Reasons Why Your Family Might Need It.

Though end-of-life celebrations have evolved over the years, one constant remains: they continue to play a prominent role in the grieving process.

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My Loved One Prearranged a Funeral. Now What?

Planning a funeral is one of the most stressful experiences families face. It also happens to be one of the most expensive purchases, too.

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Top 9 Retirement Tips for Seniors

Retirement is a significant milestone in a person’s life. It marks the end of decades of hard work and the start of a relaxing, leisurely future.

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When Two Worlds Collide: Organ Donation and Funeral Preplanning [Podcast]

 

There are 169 million people in the U.S. who are registered as organ donors.

In the event of your passing, registering as an organ donor helps...

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Your Legacy, Your Way: How to Begin Thinking About Your Final Wishes

While it may not feel like a top priority, documenting your final wishes is ultimately an act of love for your surviving family members.

But where do...

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How to Discuss Preplanning Final Arrangements with Aging Parents

There’s no easy way to address preplanning final arrangements with your loved ones, but it’s an important step in ensuring their wishes are met. It...

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