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Grief and Mental Health

Grief and Mental Health This month is mental health awareness month.  There is a real need at this time in history to check in on our mental health, especially for those who are experiencing grief. Each of us interpret life in our own way. There are the standard “stages of…...

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What is Preplanning

One of the most common remarks that a funeral director hears is, “If they had only told us what they wanted”. Many families never discuss their final wishes because it is a difficult subject. Preplanning allows you to record your wishes for your final resting place and the type of…...

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Pandemic Perspective

Seeing Life and Death from a New Perspective Has life looked differently for you over the past 6 weeks? Some have been busier than ever trying to manage working on the front lines of the covid-19 pandemic.  Others find them self getting restless with little to do while we are…...

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The Ultimate Goodbye Party- Funeral Preplanning

Getting Started: PrePlanning the Funeral you Desire   Are you still at home?  Just checking. As time passes during the “safer at home” initiative there are so many things that we could, should or would get done. Really, though preplanning end of life decisions is a no-brainer.  Start small if…...

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Getting the Pre Planning Process Started

Where to start with end-of-life Pre-planning Do you like the idea of having your end of life decisions pre-planned but do not know where to start? Some things sound like a great idea  but the hardest thing to do can be taking the first step.  I don’t know about you,…...

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Pre Planning Funerals

Failure to Pre Plan is (pre) planning to fail.    In last week’s blog I talked about problems caused when we don’t pre-plan for end-of-life. Feel free to jump back and read that post to get all the info. I will do a quick recap and then we will look…...

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End-of-Life Pre-Planning During Unpredictable Times

Life is Unpredictable. Pre-Planning for “End of Life” Creates Security.   What will happen when you die? Will the survivors know what you want for your funeral? Think about it.  If you died today would you leave your loved ones with a puzzle to put together that has missing pieces.…...

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Virtual Grief Support When You Must “Stay at Home”

“Staying home” does not need to mean being alone in your grief. It’s a whole new world out there right now. The rapid spread of the coronavirus has literally sent us to our rooms.  We are being asked to “stay at home” to protect the health and safety of our…...

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Funerals During a Pandemic

Funerals During a Pandemic   The global pandemic has the  world sailing in uncharted waters. Social distancing has become the buzz phrase of the moment.  In order to slow the spread of the “coronavirus” unprecedented action is being taken. As we speak we are living in what will someday be…...

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Coronavirus- Grief and Anxiety during a National Emergency

Grief and anxiety during a national emergency.  The outbreak of the Covid-19, otherwise known as the Coronavirus has taken the world and is turning it upside down. It has been repeated over again, “these are unprecedented times”. The United States has joined the list of countries who are experiencing a…...

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