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What's the Point of a Funeral?

While the disposition is often thought of as addressing the needs of the deceased, a funeral or memorial service is typically held to address the needs of the living. The death of someone we love l...
By Louis Bruno
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Friday, February 15, 2019

Coping With An Unexpected Death

The unexpected death of a loved one can be a blow to the family as well as close friends. The disbelief that they feel transitions to feelings of remorse, frustration, anger, regret etc. All of the...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Importance Of Personalizing A Funeral or Memorial Service

Conducting a funeral service gives you the chance to memorialize your loved one in a unique way. This is the time when family and friends can express their feelings and the grief they feel. But whe...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Managing Grief During the Festive Season

Happy families, delicious food and lovely hand-wrapped presents make holidays joyous and wonderful but not necessarily. If you have lost a loved one, it can be an incredibly challenging to pass thi...
By Louis Bruno
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

4 Things to Think About Before Organizing a Funeral

At some point in life, people may be asked to take on the responsibility of organizing the funeral of a loved one. This is a task they need to accept though very unpleasant and least prepared for. ...
By Louis Bruno
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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Choosing a Casket

When a loved one passes away, selecting a casket is a priority just like many other funeral arrangements. As you visit funeral homes or search online, you realize that the range of options is wide....
By Louis Bruno
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Monday, November 19, 2018

Remembering The Departed At Thanksgiving

The memories of a loved one never leave you. They are revived during the Holidays and Thanksgiving is one such annual important occasion. You feel a strong desire to do something special in the mem...
By Louis Bruno
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

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Helping Yourself Heal From Loss

Losing a loved one is devastating no matter who you are. Going through something so tragic can make you feel empty and lost. The grieving process shows itself in many unique ways for every individu...

What is Green Burial?

Over the years, there has been a lot of change in the manner in which funerals are held. Many people prefer not to have a formal service, and opt for a celebration of life. And this isn’t the only ...

Technology And Your Grief Journey

Technology has taken the world by storm and there is hardly any aspect of our lives that remains untouched by it. Even in death, it has an impact on how people move through their grief and sorrow. ...

Should I Pre-pay for My Funeral?

Very few people are emotional about the topic of death and don’t really consider what will happen when they pass. But today, the concept of pre-planning and pre-paying for a funeral is becoming acc...

Personalizing a Funeral Service on a Budget

A funeral provides a significant amount of solace to family and close friends of the departed. It is typically a solemn event that can be planned in the manner you want. It also helps you heal and ...

The Physical Symptoms of Grief and How to Handle Them

There isn’t any one particular way in which grief manifests itself and many people experience it in different ways. The simple fact is that grief and sorrow are something that are very difficult to...

Who Is Eligible For Hospice Care?

Hospice care is provided by establishments that focus on the care of individuals with low life expectancy or disabilities. It is an excellent way to provide companionship and comfort to people who ...