1. Spill “milk” all over your kid’s most prized possession. This splatter (which won’t harm your kid’s computer or anything else) is easily made using glue and soap.
If cinema is a mirror into our collective psyche, then documentaries are the direct representation of who we are. Documentaries run from the absurd to the informative and political and say something about the concerns we hold as human beings. Documentaries are also incredibly powerful tools for social change. Just think about the effect that the movie Blackfish had on SeaWorld sales!
We are currently seeking a licensed Funeral Director at Mission Hills Catholic Mortuary in Mission Hills, CA. This is a great opportunity to grow your career, with training and advancement. This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is responsible for creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction.
Just when we think we have heard it all – we decided to ask 6,500 funeral directors the question; What is the weirdest request you have ever had from a client family? Some of these stories will blow your mind.
A growing national movement to normalize end-of-life discussions among family and friends has gained traction in recent months. As Medicare considers whether to cover such conversations with physicians, The Conversation Project, a Boston-based non-profit, is highlighting the importance of talking openly about dying.
You’ve probably heard the exciting news that the remains of Don Quixote author Miguel Cervantes have likely been found after centuries of being misplaced somewhere in the Convent of the Discalced Trinitarians in Madrid. This fate seems to befall famous historical figures more than you might think—the grave sites of these notable people also went missing for decades or even centuries before being rediscovered.
Imagine the remains of your dearly departed loved one being flushed down the drain. That’s the grisly image Rep. Dick Hamm conjured in a speech on the floor of the Indiana House that helped sink a bill that would have legalized a new alternative to traditional burial. But in doing so, the Richmond Republican also staved off a new source of competition to his two casket manufacturing businesses.
Created especially for small to mid-size funeral home businesses, the new National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Business Conference will arm funeral professionals with updated, essential business knowledge and tools to ensure growth, profitability and financial strength. It will be held May 6-7 at the association’s headquarters in Brookfield, Wis.
Last week, we shared an article about funeral profession newcomer Mesoloft and it generated a lot of buzz. Mesoloft is only about 5 months old but they are ramping up to take the funeral profession by storm. Ryan had the chance Monday to interview Mesoloft partner Alex Clements.
Watch this video to learn: what Mesoloft does, why they do it and how to get in early and offer their exclusive service to your client families.
The eighth annual National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Asia Funeral Expo & Conference (AFE) will take place May 13-14 at the Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Center in Macau. AFE is an unparalleled opportunity for NFDA members to build meaningful relationships with funeral professionals from around the globe, share ideas, and solve common challenges, which ultimately leads to improved service to the dying, the dead and the bereaved. Last year, more than 2,250 funeral professionals from 30 countries and regions attended the conference.