This is an exciting time for Apple users as many people are receiving the new iPhone 6 this week. ASD – Answering Service for Directors is excited to announce that the company just submitted ASD Mobile 3.0 to the iTunes store today. The app was released ahead of schedule to meet the needs of clients now using iOS 8.
FrontRunner announced today that it will be unveiling the new “Pulse Business System” at the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Convention & Expo next month in Nashville. For many, it couldn’t have come at a better time, as funeral homes throughout North America find themselves being forced by a number of technology companies to either switch to their website in order to be able to continue to use their existing print-on-demand or switch their management software that they have been using for years.
In 2012, to commemorate our 40th Anniversary year, ASD redesigned our logo so we could feature some of the real employees who have demonstrated their commitment to the company for many years. Our employees are our most valuable assets which is why we wanted you to meet the real people behind ASD’s logo
A California family honored a loved one’s memory by scattering his ashes in the sea and throwing a message in a bottle into the Pacific Ocean with the hope that others will find it and keep the bottle bobbing for years to come.
In response to a changing industry, American Cemetery, the leading monthly publication for cemetery professionals for more than 85 years, is relaunching the magazine as American Cemetery & Cremation beginning with the October 2014 issue. A redesign of the magazine will accompany the name change.
[Video Interview] LifeArt Talks About Major Challenges Facing Funeral Directors, Changing the Perception and Global Distribution
In the video above we hit LifeArt CEO, Mike Grehan, with questions about challenges facing funeral directors, traditional casket rooms and the ability for world distribution. Don’t miss this video and the opportunity to win $1750 in free LifeArt product.
“Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre—took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life’s work. Thrown into a profession of gallows humor and vivid characters (both living and very dead), Caitlin learned to navigate the secretive culture of those who care for the deceased.
New eBook Offers Advice for Thoughtful Advance Preparation to Provide Comfort and Peace of Mind at End-of-Life Transition
It may have been a sad day, but Joan Rivers’ star-studded funeral last week was also full of laughs thanks to a raunchy eulogy by Howard Stern and a light-hearted letter from daughter, Melissa Rivers.
Melissa Bohan, a public affairs specialist for Arlington wrote in an email, “Currently, the length of time from the first call from the family or funeral home wishing to schedule the service, until the service takes place, does not generally exceed six months — the average is about four months.