Read Time: 12 Minutes July 11, 2023
A funeral poem is a timeless and tasteful way to convey the emotions you are feeling during this difficult time. By choosing one of the following funeral poems, you can honor your loved one while also lending support and strength to those who are grieving.
Read Time: 4 Minutes July 6, 2023
Losing a loved one is difficult, and keeping their memory with us throughout our lives is important. Cremation has steadily increased in popularity over the years, and with this rise in popularity has come a wide range of cremation keepsakes.
Read Time: 6 Minutes June 29, 2023
We all have milestones we hope to reach in our careers and personal relationships, from getting that dream job to getting married to being a good parent, but many people also have a “bucket list”: a list of things to do before you die. These lists help people live more meaningful lives and determine the activities that matter to them most. There’s no one-size-fits-all bucket list. Everyone has their own unique bucket list ideas. People are inspired to create these lists to live purposefully and take advantage of our short time on Earth.
Read Time: 9 Minutes June 27, 2023
A proper condolence letter is many things. First and foremost, it is thoughtful and shows others that they are in your heart during their most challenging time. This can be particularly meaningful to a person who has lost someone close to them. Condolence letters offer thoughts and prayers, kind words, and words of encouragement.
Read Time: 9 Minutes June 22, 2023
It’s human nature to be shocked and saddened by the death of a celebrity. We may not know them personally, but we feel like we do because of the close relationships we form through media. When they die, it feels like a part of our own world has died too.
Read Time: 7 Minutes June 19, 2023
You have many unique options when it comes to remembering a loved one. Some people keep a journal, start a memorial garden, or engage in other grieving rituals to ease the pain and work through feelings of loss. Increasingly, people are turning to time capsules to commemorate the memories of lost family members.
Read Time: 6 Minutes March 31, 2023
Memory is a strange — and in many ways, mysterious — thing. It’s impossible to know exactly how our brain stores and retrieves memories, but we do know that certain triggers can help us access those memories more easily. One of the most powerful triggers? Scent.
Read Time: 5 Minutes March 29, 2023
At The Gardens of Boca Raton, our funeral directors have helped so many grieving families work through a loss. It has been our privilege to guide friends and family through the grieving process and connect them with the resources they need to process and heal after such a devastating event. We are compassionate and patient grieving professionals who care about our clients at every stage of their bereavement. Contact us today to find out how we can help with your grieving process.
Read Time: 6 Minutes March 24, 2023
Is it normal to consider how you want to be remembered? Absolutely. In fact, it’s something that we should all think about at some point in our lives. Legacies are important, and how future generations remember us can have a big impact on the world.
Read Time: 5 Minutes March 21, 2023
It’s time to plan a funeral, something nobody relishes, and you need to pick a flower arrangement. What kind of flowers are appropriate? What are the meanings of different types of flowers? We will answer all these questions and more to make this difficult time a little bit easier for you.
Read Time: 8 Minutes March 17, 2023
An Irish Wake is just one of the many celebrations of life that take place at The Gardens at Boca Raton, and if this traditional ceremony is one that you are interested in planning — whether for yourself or a loved one — we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible to learn more.
Read Time: 5 Minutes September 29, 2020
The high water table presents issues with in-ground cemeteries in South Florida. For this reason, it’s essential to know what to expect when choosing between an in-ground or above-ground burial either during the pre-planning process or when making immediate need arrangements for a loved one. South Florida is known for its infamous hurricane season and… View Article