146 Total Blog Posts

man consoling a woman

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May 2, 2019

What to Say When Someone Dies?

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What to Say to Someone When a Death Occurs Choosing what to say to someone when a death occurs can be uncomfortable and challenging. While we want to express our condolences, we are also anxious of saying the wrong things. After all, when someone experiences the death of a loved one, they might be overwhelmed… View Article

Funerary Art

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April 29, 2019

Funerary Art | The Art of Memorials

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The History of Funerary Art Funerary art is a cultural practice that dates back to ancient civilizations. More than art, these are monuments to celebrate and memorialize the dead. Funerary art may serve as an article the dead can use in the afterlife, an item to celebrate their accomplishments, or in some cases, funerary art… View Article

Women Live Longer Than Men

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April 25, 2019

Why do Women Live Longer than Men?

Posted by in Elderly Care

Do Women Live Longer than Men? Today, women everywhere are living longer than men. However, that wasn’t always the case. In the 19th century, women didn’t live longer than men – so what’s changed? While the evidence is limited, scientists know that combinations of behavioral, biological, and environmental factors contribute to the fact that women… View Article

Grief Stage One - Denial

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April 17, 2019

Stages of Grief | Detailing Stage One

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Understanding the Stages of Grief Better: Denial After a loved one dies, we are immediately tossed into a swirl of overwhelming emotions we cannot manage or explain. To some, these different emotions and symptoms are known as the stages of grief. However, even though most people experience the stages of grief differently, most of them… View Article

Scattering Ashes

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April 10, 2019

Can You Scatter Ashes Anywhere?

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Is it Legal to Scatter Ashes? After losing a loved one, family members and friends often look for thoughtful ways to memorialize the deceased. Usually, a funeral and a memorial service follow the death of a loved one. However, more families are choosing cremation as part of their funeral and burial arrangements. To do so,… View Article

Pre-planning Funeral Arrangements

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April 5, 2019

Talking to Friends about Pre-planning Arrangements

Posted by in Estate Planning

How to Talk to Friends about Pre-planning Funerals Starting the legacy conversation and discussing pre-planning funerals with friends and family members is never easy. Perhaps one of the most unpleasant conversations one can have with a loved one is about death. However, talking to friends about pre-planning funeral arrangements is possibly the best gift a… View Article