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7 Ways to Help When Someone is Going Through Grief

When a friend loses a loved one, you may feel powerless. Your friend is in pain, but you can’t make them feel better. You wonder what the right words are, how you can help, and if there’s any way to just make them smile again. It’s never easy to see a friend who is grieving. And while you can’t make their pain disappea...READ MORE

Grief

What to Do When Someone Dies: Choosing Disposition

When planning your own funeral or a funeral for a loved one, one of the most difficult questions can be what disposition to choose. Should you or your loved one be cremated? Or is burial a better option? Here are a few things to keep in mind when making your choice....READ MORE

General

What Can You Do Before Someone Passes?

Knowing that a loved one will soon pass away causes a wealth of emotions and racing thoughts. What can you do for them to make their final days easier? Here are a few ways to help your loved one prepare for their last days, as well as what you should do to ensure that you’re taking care of yourself....READ MORE

General

What Are Funeral Directors Like?

Often considered the face of a funeral home, a funeral director serves a vital purpose in the funeral planning process. What exactly does a funeral director do, and what are they like? Here’s what to know about funeral directors before you meet one to plan your loved one’s funeral....READ MORE

Funerals

When Does Cremation Take Place? Before the Service?

When a loved one dies, one of the first decisions that must be made is whether they will be buried or cremated. For some people, the loved one has already made that choice, but sometimes the decision falls to the family. If you or your loved one chooses to be cremated, the next step is deciding at what point the cremat...READ MORE

Cremation
6 Common Cremation Myths Debunked

Even though cremation has continued to grow in popularity throughout the United States, many myths still exist around this service....

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3 Pre-Need Funeral Planning Benefits You Should Understand

It is natural for most people to avoid talking about mortality, let alone plan for it. You may think planning your own funeral is difficult, but it is actually more difficult and heartbreaking for ...

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5 Reasons to Hold a Burial Service

If you're arranging a funeral for a loved one, you have several decisions to make regarding the services to honor the deceased. While non-traditional memorial services are becoming more frequent,

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4 Pieces of Essential Paperwork You'll Need Before & After a Loved One's Cremation

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences most people will ever go through, requiring family members to navigate a complex bureaucratic process while struggling to cope with their..

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3 Tips for Pre-Planning Funeral Arrangements

Many people avoid pre-planning funeral arrangements because they think it’s too hard to talk about. While discussing memorial servi...

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3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Funeral Home

When a loved one passes away, it’s up to close friends and family members to plan the funeral. Many people don’t know where to start when choosing

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Cincinnati Funeral Home Shares Guidelines for the Bereaved During a Funeral

The funeral process carries a deep tradition to help the bereaved. It’s organized to provide support, sympathy, and closure as you.

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3 Proper Ways to Inform Loved Ones of the Funeral Arrangements

Dealing with the death of a loved one is not easy, especially when you have to make funeral arrangements and inform the friend...

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5 Ways to Add a Personal Touch When Arranging a Funeral

When arranging a funeral, people often look to tradition to help make decisions on how to plan the event. But while many funeral tr..

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Choosing Cremation? Here's Why You Should Still Have a Memorial Service

After a loved one passes, those left behind are tasked with planning and executing either a funeral or cremation. While cremating is..

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