Ward Group, a leading provider of benchmarking and best practices studies for insurance companies, has included Homesteaders Life Company in its 2014 list of 50 top performing life and health insurers in the United States. This recognition marks the sixth consecutive year that Homesteaders has been included in this list.
When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts?
A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will.
What is the perfect tribute to an extraordinary life?
Foreverence captures the unique traits of an individual by creating a one-of-a-kind, 3D printed urn that celebrates their unique legacy. Memorial keepsake urn materials range from ceramic, metals and a variety of composites.
Nearly 80 Percent of U.S. Deaths in First 30 Years of Life Are Due to Unintentional Injury or Violence
A new report on unintentional injury and violence in the United States has found that prevention strategies across society show a great deal of promise in preventing unintended deaths and injuries. In 2010 alone, the top three causes of death for those aged between one and 30 were unintentional injury, suicide, and homicide. Almost four fifths of deaths among people in this age group were due to injuries, with only one fifth due to chronic diseases and only 1% due to infectious diseases.
We have heard many horror/nightmare stories from funeral directors across the globe about things that have happened when making a removal or during another step in the disposition process but the story below has to be the ultimate nightmare come true.
SI and Law & Order would have you believe that a crime scene empties out after the glitzy detectives are done with it. In reality, somebody else has to come in and clean it all up.
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.