Death may be certain, but what funeral directors tell you may not be. Reader’s Digest found 20 insider tips for planning a funeral.
They have now set sights on our profession. First with Legacy.com (controlling most funeral homes online visitor traffic) and then Aurora (the industries third largest casket supplier). And there are others.
Six out of ten pet owners consider their pets to be members of the family, according to the 2011 U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographic Sourcebook. “When a family loses a pet, it can be a very traumatic experience and many families do not understand the choices they have with pet memorials.
5 reasons you should attend the NFDA Convention: 1) Learn about the latest funeral service products and services at the largest funeral service expo in the world. 2) Participate in amazing workshops and earn up to 15 CE credits…
One of the most common dilemmas that the widowed face from both practical and emotional standpoints is deciding when to go through a late spouse’s belongings. How long should you wait?
‘I don’t know what it is, it’s..it’s love man. Somebody who cares.” This is a line spoken by one of the young men featured in the documentary ‘The Potter’s Field”. In the video below you hear this line spoken in reference to a marble stone left on someone’s gravestone, but I believe this line could be used to encompass the funeral process and profession.
In the last few months we have shared multiple articles about ‘Death Cafe’. Now the concept is spreading widely across the United States and funeral directors need to be involved in the conversation.
Is there a such thing as a “funeral dress code”? Can a dress be to sexy or suit be to ragged? Are jeans and a t-shirt ok?
Potter’s Field: A Documentary About Students Who Volunteer To Give Funeral Services For The Unknown, Homeless
What happens to the homeless when they die? The Potter’s Field is a documentary about high school students in Louisville KY, who volunteer to attend funeral services for the unknown, homeless, and otherwise indigent members of their community.