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A Woman's Guide to What to Wear to a Funeral

A Woman's Guide to What to Wear to a Funeral
Do’s and Don'ts of Dressing for a Funeral Fashion is always changing, therefore it is important to keep tabs on what is deemed appropriate for more somber occasions. The struggle many seem to face when dressing for a funeral is to not offend the honor of the person who has passed while also ...
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How To Write a Death Notice

How To Write a Death Notice
When a loved one passes away one of the harder tasks that you may face is how to write a death notice. 'Death notices' and 'obituaries' are two terms many use interchangeably when confronted with the passing of a loved one. In reality, though, these objects serve not only mean ...
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Online Funeral Streaming: A Thing Of the Past Or The Future?

Online Funeral Streaming: A Thing Of the Past Or The Future?
Over the past decade there have been many technological advances that allow anyone with a smartphone in their pocket to be an amateur photographer, videographer, or artist or have a "face-to-face" conversation even when the parties are in different locations. Those same technologies have begun to cross over to the funeral ...
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A Guide to Navigating the Loss of a Child

A Guide to Navigating the Loss of a Child
If you were recently notified of a possible life-threatening complication in your pregnancy or your baby did not survive its first birthday due to a miscarriage, neonatal death, stillbirth or premature birth, you may be asked to make lasting decisions regarding the autopsy, delivery of the child, and method of ...
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Grieving the Loss of a Child | Resources, Support & Assistance

Grieving the Loss of a Child | Resources, Support & Assistance
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than one third of all child deaths occur within the first month of life. While the United States is rated 167th globally in infant deaths, of every 1,000 births, 5.87 children do not make it to their first birthday. The death of a ...
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Funeral Flowers: Colors and Symbolism

Funeral Flowers: Colors and Symbolism
The loss of a family member, friend, colleague or neighbor is always difficult. Selecting flowers to convey your emotions can be overwhelming especially when you’re unsure how to express your sympathy. Sending flowers is a meaningful gesture that can provide comfort to those who are grieving. There are typically two ...
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Philadelphia Media Network profits from digital incubator partnerships

Philadelphia Media Network profits from digital incubator partnerships
By Mark Toner for INMA When sales representatives for the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com call on clients, they know the advertising collateral on their iPads — rate cards, samples, and advertising guidelines — is up to date. That’s because a mobile document management system developed by ...
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VIDEO: More to Dying Than Meets the Eye

VIDEO: More to Dying Than Meets the Eye
In this TEDX Talk by Martha Atkins, she will explain deathbed phenomena and present on-going research about the topic. Accounts from the dying and bedside witnesses will be shared. Those who work with the dying are familiar with patients seeing long deceased loved ones, angelic beings, even hearing music and comforting ...
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VIDEO: Biophysicist Discovers New Life After Death

VIDEO: Biophysicist Discovers New Life After Death
Joyce Hawkes, PhD is a biophysicist and cell-biologist turned healer. Honored with a National Achievement Award for her work with the effects of environmental pollutants on fish cells, she is a post-doctoral Fellow with National Institutes of Health and was elected to the position of Fellow in the American Association for Advancement ...
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VIDEO: A Good Goodbye with Gail Rubin

VIDEO: A Good Goodbye with Gail Rubin
Don’t plan to die? Bad news – humans have a 100% mortality rate. Yet only 30% of us make end-of-life plans: wills or trusts, advance medical directives and pre-need funeral planning. That leaves 70% of us unprepared and devastated, not if, but when a death occurs. Listen to Gail Rubin ...
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