This may not classify as ‘death care or funeral industry news’ but who thought the high school prank known as the ‘atomic wedgie’ could be deadly?
Caskets are generally used in death, but it this case it saved a man from death.
FrontRunner has brought together some of the most highly respected and leading experts in the field of pet loss. These appointments will form the new advisory board for “An Unforgettable Friend” Pet Loss Business System.
Forethought Life Insurance Company has launched a new Preneed Imminent Annuity, expanding the preneed product solutions available to funeral homes. Preneed Imminent Annuity provides a compelling solution for funeral homes and their customers when a death is expected within a year.
Every week, ASD acknowledges one of our Call Specialists with the “Sensitive Save of the Week” Award for going above and beyond on a call to ensure a family in need can connect with a funeral director.
During this transition time, CANA advises that you review your policies and procedures on shipping cremated remains domestically and internationally. You may need to adjust your procedures regarding tracking packages and obtaining a copy of the return receipt.
Forethought Federal Savings Bank (FFSB), a federally chartered savings bank dedicated to the funeral and cemetery industry, today announced it is changing its name. The Forethought Federal Savings Bank brand is being retired effective immediately and the Bank will begin doing business as ClearPoint Federal Bank & Trust
“Had a family member pull a pistol on me during arrangements because he thought the cost was too high on the casket he had chosen!!”
Philosopher Stephen Cave begins with a dark but compelling question: When did you first realize you were going to die? And even more interestingly: Why do we humans so often resist the inevitability of death? In a fascinating talk Cave explores four narratives — common across civilizations — that we tell ourselves “in order to help us manage the terror of death.”
The Manufacturing Institute announced that Kim Ryan, president of Batesville, has been selected to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award.