Every country has its traditions even in funerals. Similarly, these traditions change in time. In the case of the traditional American funeral, their customs are composed of three parts. The first one is the visitation, followed by the funeral, and then the burial services.
Learn how to plan a green funeral your way! We will be discussing everything you will need to know about planning a green funeral. Whether you create a basic funeral plan or want to plan all aspects of your funeral beforehand, we have some great advice and tools to help you start to finish. A […]
Planning a fundraiser for your funeral is an admirable undertaking. However, doing so can be rather stressful. Larger events that require a great deal of working with vendors and other service and product providers can be rather exhausting, too, especially if this event is being planned by one or a few people. There are better […]
The lost of a loved one is always incredibly difficult. Fortunately, the government has established all these benefits to ensure your loved ones can respectfully honor your life of service to your country.
A Celebration of Life service is a non-traditional ceremony wherein a deceased person’s life and legacy is commemorated. The goal of these gatherings is to put more emphasis on honoring the memory of the deceased instead of mourning their death. Guests attending these events take this time to talk about the memories they had with […]
Children feel and display grief in different ways depending on their age, environment, and how close they were to the person that died. As adults it is our duty to make sure that our children are properly guided in dealing with grief.
Humanist funerals focus entirely on the deceased person; his life, achievements, and legacy. Now in the secular age, humanist funerals are getting popular as more and more people are abandoning theism.
Cryonics is met with a lot of skepticism in the mainstream scientific community due to its speculative and controversial nature. And where there is controversy a lot of myths and misconceptions are born.
If you were surprised when you found out that grief, in fact, has many forms, don’t worry, countless others have made the same mistake. Here is a quick and easy guide to the many types of grief.
Funeral trends has made a profound impact in all aspects of our lives. Here are five new and rising trends in the funeral industry this 2017.
How much money do you need to prepare for a funeral? Contrary to popular belief, there is actually no fixed, universal fee for funerals. Like all things the cost of funerals can change with time. Depending on what kind and type of funeral you want, overall costs may vary.
Eulogies are highly emotional speeches that praise the life and memory of a deceased person. Sometimes, when people are in grief it’s hard to write a meaningful speech, let alone deliver. Here are 5 steps that will hopefully guide you in the whole process.
Having good manners is essential, and for highly emotional times such as funerals, the last thing you want to do is add unnecessary stress to the bereaved by being rude. To help you avoid awkward situations, here’s a list of things you should and shouldn’t do when attending funeral services.
Recovering from a recent loss is easier when you have the right support system. Do not grieve alone. Grieving is a process that takes time. Find comfort in talking about your feelings and express them accordingly.
Cremation has been increasingly popular over the years. Scattering the remains of loved ones are done mostly in public places. Thus, it is important to know the legalities and limitations of scattering ashes before doing so.
The holiday season is supposed to be the most beautiful time of the year but not for everyone. The pain of losing a loved one seems to become heavier during the holiday season. Here are 5 things we can do to lighten the burden and enjoy the time we have our loved ones who are still with us.
The downside of terminal illness is that there’s no exact date of when you and your loved one will see each other for the last time. There isn’t an easy way to cope with the situation and since talking about death is still considered as taboo, here’s what you can do.