Duben wrote this piece for Gustav II Adolf’s funeral in 1634 (Gustav was killed in 1632, but was not buried for eighteen months).
Filed under: Funeral Arrangements, Funeral Songs on November 30th, 2009 | 1 Comment »
Learn how Ms. Post viewed mourning, how she dispelled the “sitting up” tradition, and how she viewed servants who would not help during a time of need.
Filed under: Funeral Arrangements, History of Funerals on November 27th, 2009 | 1 Comment »
If you are thinking about a nursing home for yourself or for a loved one, you might realize that this choice is both difficult and painful.
Filed under: Caregivers, Patients on November 24th, 2009 | 1 Comment »
This particular entry regards flowers — specifically, the arranging and recording of flowers for a Protestant church funeral.
Filed under: Funeral Arrangements, Funeral Flowers on November 22nd, 2009 | 1 Comment »
Remember to rely on a trained hospice worker, a trusted nurse or a doctor for specific directions for your ‘patient’ before you take extreme measures.
Filed under: Caregivers, Hospice, Hospice Basics, Patients on November 19th, 2009 | No Comments »
If you are gathering steam to celebrate the holidays in grand style, you might consider visiting a neighbor or two in those plans.
Filed under: Caregivers on November 16th, 2009 | No Comments »
His statement, which has been echoed by several church leaders over the past few years, clearly marks cremation is something that only the ‘unclean’ would choose when he stated, “We burned the trash and buried the treasure.”
Filed under: Cremation, Funeral Arrangements on November 14th, 2009 | 1 Comment »
The latest in deathcare news came today from Rhode Island, as that state’s Governor Don Carcieri vetoed a bill that would allow gays and lesbians in his state to plan funeral arrangements for their deceased partners.
Filed under: Death Care News, Funeral Arrangements, Plan Your Own on November 11th, 2009 | No Comments »
As many as 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease.
Filed under: Causes of Death, Death & Dying on November 9th, 2009 | 2 Comments »
Have you faced the reality that, one day, you will die?
Filed under: Caregivers, Death & Dying, Grief and Grieving, Hospice on November 6th, 2009 | No Comments »