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A home funeral guide coaches family members on how to plan and carry out the best after-death care for their loved ones, aiming to guide families and communities on how to conduct family-led funerals at home and offering them aid on everything from funeral planning to assistance with after-death legal matters. Home funerals are safe and legal, and are often overlooked as a way to bring family together after the loss of a loved one.

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What You Need to ...

What You Need to Know About Home Funerals
Home funerals are on the rise all over the country, and home funeral guides are leading the way. But what is a “home funeral” and what is a “home funeral guide?” We spoke with Lee Websiter from the National Home Funeral Alliance  and a Home Funeral Guide, to get answers to some ...
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Alternatives to Embalming

Alternatives to Embalming
Embalming is not the only means of temporarily preserving a body prior to burial or cremation. In fact, the United States and Canada are the only countries in which embalming is still considered common practice, with countries such as Belgium, Denmark, Holland, Luxembourg, and Scandinavia having banned it years ago. If you are seeking ...
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The Death Doula or ...

The Death Doula or Death Midwife
  When you think of the word “midwife” you think of childbirth, however this is not the only kind of midwife. The other midwife is a death midwife or more commonly known as “death doula”.  What is a Death Doula? A death doula is a man or woman whose job is ...
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VIDEO: Everything You Need ...

VIDEO: Everything You Need to Know About The Good Death
The Good Death | Dying on Your Own Terms Irina Jordan, founder of Artisurn talks about the "good death" and all that it entails on this TEDX Talk. From green burials, to home funerals to death doulas, to death with dignity laws, Irina neatly sums up all the good ways to die in the ...
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