A home funeral is one wher a family cares for a loved one in the home in some capacity before the final burial or cremation. This can be a natural transition of care for someone how has been receiving hospice care at home, though that is not a requirement for a home funeral. Home funerals are safe and legal, and are often overlooked as a way to bring family together after the loss of a loved one.
A home funeral guide or educator coaches family members on how to plan and carry out the best after-death care for their loved ones. The aim is to guide families and communities on how to conduct family-led funerals at home and offering assistance on everything from general funeral planning questions to after-death legal matters.
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