Funeral Homes: Helping Guests Plan a Joyful Memorial Service—Options to Offer

22 December 2015
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A memorial service is something that many of your customers want to have to remember their loved ones who have passed away. The goal of many memorial services is to bring comfort to the remaining family members and friends who are still living, and planning the event so it conveys the right tone for your guests can be tricky. When your guests want a joyful memorial service, you want to make sure you offer options that meet their wishes without making light of their grievous situation. Read More 

Planning Often Includes Payment: Paying Early For Funeral Expenses Vs. Building Savings

23 October 2015
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If you're trying to figure out how to ensure your family will be able to pay for your funeral when you die, paying ahead for funeral expenses is one of the best ways to eliminate a lot of the worry. However, the bill you get could seem huge -- big enough to really make your savings take a dive. In some cases, keeping that money in your savings may be the better route to take, but in many other cases, paying ahead for funeral expenses is the way to go. Read More 

Gone Too Young – How To Plan A Funeral For A Teenager

21 October 2015
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Planning a funeral is difficult enough, but when the deceased is a teenager, it can be immeasurably harder. How can you plan a funeral or memorial that meets the needs of the family as well as the teen's friends? Here are a few tips to help know what to do... and what not to do. Provide Support Young friends may find comfort in knowing that parents and family members understand and respect their feelings about the loss. Read More 

Tips On How To Have The Proper Etiquette When Going To A Wake For The First Time

19 October 2015
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Losing a loved one can be difficult and going to the wake at a funeral home can make the situation even more difficult if you do not know what to expect. There is a certain etiquette that should be followed when going to a funeral home for a wake. The following guide provides you with everything you need to know about having proper etiquette at the first wake you attend. Read More 

3 Ways You Can Help Your Preschool-Aged Child Understand Their Grandparent’s Death

16 October 2015
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If your preschool aged child has just lost one of their grandparents, it is up to you to explain to your child what has happened. Here are three ways you can help your preschool-aged child understand the death of their grandparent. Explain What Happened In Literal Terms The first thing you need to do is sit your child down and explain to them what happened in literal terms. At this point in your child's life, they see things as they are. Read More