Eliminating Common Myths About Cremation With Real Facts

If you are in the process of making your own funeral and burial arrangements, it is likely that you will be asked if you would prefer to be cremated instead of having a traditional burial. Even though more than 40 percent of people in the U.S. chose cremation as of 2010, there are still a lot of untrue myths that funeral planners often have about the practice. In order to fully understand and consider of cremation is the right choice for you, it is a good idea to get these myths out of the way first. Read More 

Choosing A Mausoleum For Burial

At one time, mausoleums were reserved for the wealthy, dignitaries, and other people who had an impressive social status. Today, mausoleums are a more popular choice for many families and can offer a dignified way to memorialize loved ones. If you or your loved one have considered opting for a mausoleum, be sure you know which type to choose in terms of how you'd like the body to be stored. Here are the two most common ways you can be buried in a mausoleum setting. Read More 

Three Important Decisions To Make When Pre-Planning A Funeral

Pre-planning a funeral is a great way to allow your family to grieve without having to figure out what you wanted to have done with your body. There are a number of important decisions that need to be made when planning a funeral and you can sit down with a funeral director to get everything finalized. Here is a list of three important things that you need to do when you pre-plan a funeral service. Read More 

Offering Support For A Grieving Loved One During The Holidays

As the holidays begin to approach, it's important to consider those around you who have recently lost a loved one. It's hard to know how to offer support to a person who is grieving, but that does not mean that you shouldn't try to be supportive as they go through their first holiday season without the person they have lost. Not everyone grieves the same, and therefore knowing how to help isn't always simple. Read More 

What Are The Different Types Of Funeral Services?

Many people have their funeral services prearranged so that their families are not left with this heartbreaking burden in the future. This is done by meeting with a funeral home director and discussing what services you prefer, and paying for them in advance or having them arranged to be paid for by your life insurance policy when needed. Many funeral homes offer a variety of different services so that their customers have more options to choose from. Read More