Family : Family & Relationships
Most people do not understand the death process until they are faced with the death of a loved one or they decide to plan their own estate. Decisions for death care have personal and financial impact and should be made with as much information as possible. This article summarizes the primary steps a
Cremation jewelry provides a unique, physical connection to the deceased. Designed to hold a small portion of cremated remains or a lock of hair, cremation jewelry - also known as urn jewelry - allows a survivor (or several survivors) to keep a tangible part of a loved one close at heart in an attra
Grief is a complicated emotion and one of the most painful you will ever experience. As tempting as it may be to ignore your feelings this does not help in the long run. The only way to really heal from this experience is to let yourself feel the emotions and actively work to move on in your life.
Losing someone who has been a great influence in your life, more so if it's the family man, can mean a loss of not just the provider, the strength and the rock of the family but a man who has taught you how to live and given you life. Losing a father is indeed one of the most painful and heartb
One of the most challenging aspects of writing an epitaph for a recently departed friend or family member is the limited amount of words that can be used. Sometimes people have so many things they want to say that it can be too difficult to narrow them down. In other instances, however, grief can le
What is the difference between a memorial service and a funeral service? You may have heard of these two terms intermixed if you have ever attended any type of service. They are not one and the same.
In these modern times there are a wide variety of ways that you can honor and respect the memory of a recently departed loved one long after they have gone. More and more people are opting to remember their long lost relatives or friends with cremation jewelry and pendants, and these are becoming mo
The doctor walked into the room a woman with dark brown hair. We immediately jumped up. She asked us to sit down and she grabbed my hands.
After the death of family member, those left behind immediately work on funeral planning so they can give their departed loved one a decent and memorable service. They contact companies which can help them with the memorial service because they want to make sure that all areas are covered. After all
Presenting a personalized remembrance ornament to the bereaved during a holiday remembrance program is an appropriate, touching keepsake. It is also a special marketing piece for your funeral home as a personal reminder of your care and commitment.
A few weeks ago I received a message from a friend asking me if I had heard that a colleague we both knew was extremely ill with stage 4 colon cancer. My friend gave the background of why this was all a secret at the moment. Although I hadn't heard anything, I debated with myself whether or not
Writing a funeral speech / eulogy can be one of the hardest things we'll ever do. Presenting it can be even harder. This article is meant to assent you through this difficult task.
The death of a family member or friend is the most difficult event in a person's life. Here is an outline of the steps to take. It is meant to provide an idea of what needs to be done immediately after a death has occurred.