For many people, there is something reassuring in a bloom…
Filed under: Death Practices, Funeral Flowers, Grief and Grieving on April 15th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
If this Valentine’s Day is not all romance and roses, these 5 steps can make your Valentine’s Day great.
Filed under: Grief and Grieving on January 26th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
When a loved one passes away, there’s typically no shortage of unsolicited bereavement advice from friends and family members.
Filed under: Death & Dying, Death Care News, Grief and Grieving on December 31st, 2010 | No Comments »
The 2011 CDAS summer conference will examine how new interactive digital technologies affect the social relationships of those who are dying, mourners and descendants.
Filed under: Death & Dying, Death Care News, Death Investigation, Death Practices, Deathcare Careers, Grief and Grieving, Traditions on December 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
As a funeral director, you may have seen an increase over the last few years in requests for cremation.
Filed under: Cremation, Deathcare Careers, Grief and Grieving on November 20th, 2010 | 2 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 »
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 »
The Highmark Caring Place has served more than 60,000 grieving families and community members since the first location opened in Pittsburgh in 1997.
Filed under: Death Care News, Grief and Grieving on August 4th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
“What I’ve learned is that grief doesn’t go away,” one participant said. “It walks beside you. You learn to live with it.”
Filed under: Death & Dying, Deathcare Training, Grief and Grieving on July 29th, 2010 | No Comments »
Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Hospice Information Center for families, friends and professionals.
Filed under: Caregivers, Death Care News, Grief and Grieving, Hospice on July 12th, 2010 | 1 Comment »