The Cremation Association of North America in cooperation with Kates-Boylston Publications will hold a Crematory Operations Certification Conference on May 1, 2015, at the Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Meet the Mentors program will be bigger and better than ever in 2015. Meet the Mentors, which is planned exclusively for young funeral professionals, will take place March 16-18at the Emory Conference Center Hotel
InvoCare has almost doubled in size in last six years. Today, they have appointed a new CEO to oversee growth plans.
InvoCare Limited, the largest private funeral, cemetery and crematorium operator in the Asia Pacific region, has appointed Mr Martin Earp as Chief Executive Officer from 1 May 2015 to oversee the next stage in its growth and development.
The doctor floated through the intensive care unit, white lab coat flapping, moving from room to room, scanning one chart and then another, often frowning.
Unlike TV dramas, where the victims of car crashes and gun shots populate the ICU, this one at Sentara Norfolk General, as in others in the United States, is more often filled with the wreckage of chronic disease and old age.
Passare, Inc., a trusted and relevant source for End-of-Life planning and management, today announced the release of a new eBook entitled “How-to Build Your End-of-Life Support Team.” The latest addition to the company’s growing library of content, this guidebook offers practical advice for creating a trusted support network to help facilitate end-of-life.
When Walker Posey invited me to view the funeral of his grandmother, Alta Marie, via webcast, I was stunned.
We did a 60 day case study with a $600 Facebook ad budget and the results will blow your mind.
At 71 years young, Lois Griswold of Wyoming is starting to get her “ducks in a row.” Griswold isn’t facing imminent challenges to her health and vitality, but she and her husband, Gary, 67, recently visited Arlington Memorial Gardens in Springfield Township to identify a ground burial alternative.
As the temperatures drop and cold weather misery takes over, optimal coziness is a top priority.
Sweaters, scarves, mittens fireplaces, are all winter must-haves. And to top it all off, a mug full of hot chocolate decked out with whipped cream, marshmallows and cinnamon sticks.
The scholar Phillipe Aries writes that before the 19th century, death was given a special place in our society. Mourners were set apart, given time to grieve and were supported by large networks. With the increasing privatization of religion in the Western world, death exited the public sphere and entered the private. In the 20th century, death was confined to our intimate and inner thoughts and public expressions of grief could only be mediated by public institutions(think of war monuments).