Funeral Planning

5 Estate & Funeral Planning Documents You Should Prepare Right Now

5 Estate & Funeral Planning Documents You Should Prepare Right Now
You never know what the future will hold, and that’s why it is so important to be prepared.  But while having your estate and final wishes in order can give you peace of mind, the legal landscape of doing so can be confusing.  As a result, people far too often ...
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4 Emerging Examples of Environmentally-Friendly Burial Tech

4 Emerging Examples of Environmentally-Friendly Burial Tech
A traditional burial isn’t for everyone, and an increasing number of people are having concerns about the lasting environmental impact of their remains.  Driven by these sentiments, the emerging use of eco-friendly – or green – burial technology has been a growing topic of interest in recent years.  These relatively ...
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Planning a Cremation: 5 Things You Should Know

Planning a Cremation: 5 Things You Should Know
More people are choosing cremation today than ever before, and cremation rates in 2017 surpassed burial rates for the first time in history.  Though cremation is a common choice, the process can still be relatively unfamiliar for most families. Here’s what you need to know about what’s involved in this ...
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3 Things To Remember For Your Funeral Pre-Arrangements

3 Things To Remember For Your Funeral Pre-Arrangements
If you’re looking into pre-planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one, the process can seem overwhelming at first.  Without proper organization, it can be easy to miss some of the most important details of the funeral--and beyond. Using a free online tool like Funerals360’s My Funeral Wishes will ...
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“How Would You Like to Be Buried?” Having a Difficult Conversation With Your Spouse

“How Would You Like to Be Buried?” Having a Difficult Conversation With Your Spouse
While many of us have some idea of what we’d like to happen when we die, talking about it can be difficult.  And when it comes to discussing funerals, burials, and other related topics, spouses may find those final stages challenging to consider. Fortunately, there are ways to approach this ...
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Removing the Deceased After Death: What You Need to Know

Removing the Deceased After Death: What You Need to Know
The hours and days following a loved one’s death can be extremely difficult. Though the loved ones of the decedent may be struggling emotionally to accept the loss, they must also begin taking the first steps of the funeral process. One of the first steps in the process, from a ...
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How to Plan a Funeral for a Military Family Member

How to Plan a Funeral for a Military Family Member
Losing a loved one during active military service can be one of the hardest things to come to terms with for families left behind. In addition to coping with the loss, families also have to deal with organizing the funeral arrangements. Military members are eligible for different funeral benefits, which, ...
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Bouquets, Wreaths, or Sprays? What You Need to Know About Funeral Flowers

Bouquets, Wreaths, or Sprays? What You Need to Know About Funeral Flowers
Families often must make a variety of tough decisions following the loss of a loved one. Without a specific wish outlined by the deceased, choosing details such as funeral and burial bouquets can be overwhelming. Many options exist for funeral flower arrangements. Whether you’re trying to plan a loved one’s ...
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Top Non-Religious Rituals for Celebrations of Life

Top Non-Religious Rituals for Celebrations of Life
One of the best parts of being a Funeral Celebrant is helping families think of Rituals for the Ceremony. Some of these create interaction with the guests attending. Words and music are important; however, the Rituals are something visual that almost everyone remembers. People will often comment, “I have never seen ...
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What to do When Someone Dies

What to do When Someone Dies
To a lot of people, death seems scary. The vast majority of Americans (around 80%) die in hospitals and nursing homes rather than at home, in part because it seems easier to leave death in the hands of medical professionals than to handle the end-of-life process ourselves. In reality, a ...
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