How to Talk to Your Spouse About Your Final Wishes

Difficult Conversations with Deep Significance Part of truly loving someone is the hopes and dreams that we have of a life with them, always looking towards the future.  But as time marches on, one of the realities we must face is that, while we would love to live together side-by-side with our spouse forever, there … Read moreHow to Talk to Your Spouse About Your Final Wishes

4 Special Keepsake Ideas to Help Children Remember Their Grandparents

Dealing with the Loss of a Grandparent as a Child  The loss of a grandparent can be particularly hard for young children, especially ones that might be too young to really grasp what has happened.  In addition to being a difficult time of loss for you, the whole funeral process can be both overwhelming and … Read more4 Special Keepsake Ideas to Help Children Remember Their Grandparents

4 Ideas for Including Long-Distance Friends and Relatives in a Memorial Service

Given the events of the last two years, it has not always been possible for everyone to attend a memorial service that would have liked to. Whether for geographical, logistical, or health reasons, family members and friends haven’t always been able to be on-site to help mourn the loss of a loved one, which is … Read more4 Ideas for Including Long-Distance Friends and Relatives in a Memorial Service

Points to Consider While Pre-Planning your Funeral Arrangements

Keeping a Proactive Mindset Funeral pre-planning is a beautiful gift of preparation and anticipation, both for yourself and for your friends and family. It means that one of the most difficult aspects of saying goodbye has already been taken care of. One of the keys to successful and impactful funeral planning is to keep a … Read morePoints to Consider While Pre-Planning your Funeral Arrangements

Understanding differences between pre-paid funerals and life insurance

There are important differences to understand between pre-paid funerals and life insurance. Make no mistake.  Life insurance is important.  Should you die suddenly and unexpectedly, a life insurance policy could save your survivors from all kinds of financial hardships such as mortgage payments, car payments, living expenses, and even your funeral. So, you might think, … Read moreUnderstanding differences between pre-paid funerals and life insurance

Things you can do to make your funeral more green.

Have you ever thought about your carbon footprint after you are gone? Many people strive to make choices that reduce the impact their life has on the environment.  These choices include being mindful about energy use, water conservation, dietary choices, and reusable or recyclable packaging. Here are 5 ways you can make your funeral more … Read moreThings you can do to make your funeral more green.

A Survivor of Suicide is a Family Member or Friend of a Person Who Died by Suicide

Losing someone to suicide is shocking, painful and unexpected. Part of being a survivor is to aim to adjust to life without your loved one. Grief work is often complex, intense and long term. There is healing and survivors will begin to enjoy life once again. 10 Ways to Honor Your Loved Ones 1. Plant … Read moreA Survivor of Suicide is a Family Member or Friend of a Person Who Died by Suicide