Experience the “real” ghosts of Colorado and stay in the haunted hotel that motivated Stephen King to write The Shining.
Filed under: Cemeteries, Death Care News, Traditions on September 29th, 2010 | 2 Comments »
The hysteria surrounding Valentino’s funeral demonstrated a deep desire in the American people at the time to have a continued relationship with the dead.
Filed under: Death Practices, History of Funerals on September 27th, 2010 | No Comments »
Children may have seen a hundred zombies de-brained on a video game, but the reality of someone’s passing is obviously quite different.
Filed under: Grief and Grieving, Talking with Children on September 24th, 2010 | No Comments »
Omega Laboratories is only one of two laboratories in the world to receive this prestigious accreditation for drug testing in hair.
Filed under: Death Investigation, Deathcare Careers, Deathcare Training on September 22nd, 2010 | No Comments »
The disease had a profound effect on the public imagination, especially after the death of screen star Rock Hudson from the virus.
Filed under: Causes of Death, Deathcare Careers, Deathcare Training on September 20th, 2010 | No Comments »
Talk can go a long way as a powerful tool on many levels when working with funeral home clients.
Filed under: Deathcare Careers, Deathcare Training on September 17th, 2010 | No Comments »
Lynn Isenberg offers unique suggestions for personalized grief tributes that can be created to reflect individual lives.
Filed under: Death Care News, Funeral Flowers on September 14th, 2010 | No Comments »
Simply “exposing” something as mythology may not be the death of it, even in the funeral industry.
Filed under: Death & Dying, Death Practices, Grief and Grieving, Traditions on September 13th, 2010 | 2 Comments »
Symbols have played an important role in ritual and ceremony and have acted as a touchstone for reassurance in times of distress.
Filed under: Alternatives, Traditions on September 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
A federal jury has convicted the last defendant indicted in relation to an insurance fraud ring that staged funerals and sought payouts.
Filed under: Death Care News, Death Investigation on September 8th, 2010 | No Comments »