Last week we shared an article about Forest Lawn Funeral Home opening up kiosk funeral homes in local California shopping malls. The article was shared virally across many other mainstream news channels prompting The Late Show with David Letterman to do a ‘Top 10 List of Shopping Mall Funeral Home Names’.
After a plea through a YouTube on Wednesday, John Berlin on Thursday received an auto-generated video from Facebook that showcases his deceased son’s top photos and posts on the social network. The Berlin family gathered Friday to watch the video.
Amazon book editors have just released a list of their 100 Books To Read In A Lifetime.
Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen’s 1813 masterpiece “Pride and Prejudice.” It also spanned multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children’s, and young adult novels such as “The Hunger Games” and “Harry Potter” making the list.
Change. Chance. Two words, with only a single letter to differentiate the two, yet each can yield results that are worlds apart.
Funeral Service as a profession has long sat idly by, expecting what we’ve always done, to always work. Many practitioners have realized that this simply doesn’t suffice anymore. Our customer is changing.
ASD – Answering Service for Directors, the leading funeral home answering service, understands that Funeral Directors cannot simply take a break during inclement weather due to the unpredictable nature of death. The company has created a full-scale Weather Response Plan that includes multiple redundancies and employees camping out over night or working remotely from home to ensure their clients’ sensitive calls are protected 24/7.
As mobile technology grows, more tools and apps are being created every day to help users manage their business needs. Last year, we told you about 8 Mobile Apps Every Funeral Director Should Try based on feedback from more than 300 funeral directors surveyed.
Here is a list of 8 More Mobile Apps we think every funeral director should try.
Event Featured Innovative Workshop Led By Noted Author Jim Gilmore
Life Celebration, Inc., a growing network of funeral homes that embrace a systematic approach to creating memorable and meaningful funeral experiences for families, held their first annual retreat and roundtable event.
The most trusted technology partner in the death care industry, Batesville is focused on providing its customers with easy-to-use solutions that leverage the latest technology to help grow their business and enhance relationships with families.
After Her Marine Boyfriend’s Death, Woman Finds Their Story Told By Facebook’s 10-Year Anniversary Video
“Sometimes when I’m lonely, I go back and read everything he sent to me,” Kimmy writes. “I didn’t think about it much then, but having it all in one place took on a complete new meaning when I lost Will forever.”
Selected Independent Funeral Homes has named AnnYager McCrosky of Danville, KY, the 2014 recipient of its NextGen Professional of the Year Award. McCrosky was given the special honor at a ceremony on opening night of the group’s annual seminar, taking place January 26-30 at the Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort and Spa in Phillipsburg, St. Maarten