The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Policy Board met on July 12 in Napa Valley, Calif., and elected Alec S. Anderson, CFSP, and Stephen R. Kemp, CFSP, to serve as at-large representatives on the association’s Executive Board.
“From a distance, a ‘fun’ funeral can seem crass to acquaintances. However, if you knew the deceased well, the unique celebration helps you to remember them as they lived”
Funeral directors are prone to burnout. That’s what I learned in my college health class as I sat there studying ways to protect my own mental and physical health as I began my journey as a funeral professional.
This image was sent to us by funeral directors Johnny Moller and Debra Ott Moller with the following message:
My new wife and I are both funeral directors in Des Moines, Ia and these were our bar napkins at our wedding in June.
With Funeral Arranger program opened on your computer, or with a tablet, you can enter information directly from the program to your Easy Arranger (MiMS) management software or look-up information on previously entered cases as well.
FrontRunner today announced that it has acquired a new 6,500 square foot, $1.6-million dollar facility that will house the new Technology and Training Center. The center represents Frontrunner’s ongoing commitment to set a higher standard, and provides all the tools and resources to help clients truly excel in today’s market.
Passare, Inc. today ananounced the release of its latest How-to Guide: “Understanding Cultural Diversity at End-of-Life,” the newest addition to the Passare eBook series. As the 15tth eBook launched in Passare’s series to help people better understand End-of Life planning, this eBook explains how various cultures view and observe End-of-Life situations.
As the cremation rate continues to increase, many funeral home owners consider expanding their facilities and adding a crematory, rather than relying on a third-party cremation provider. National Funeral Directors Association’s (NFDA) Cremation Services has released Opening a Crematory: Frequently Asked Questions for Funeral Professionals.
Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust recently awarded the summer portion of its Second-Career Scholarships to two deserving individuals with diverse backgrounds. The students are continuing their education to pursue a second career in mortuary science. Both winners have a history of providing care for others, and their love for service is what drives them toward their aspirations in the funeral profession.