Dying to Know: Answers to life’s most frequently asked questions about death (Part 2)

Living well includes a common-sense approach to death. It happens to us all, yet talking about our end-of-life plans or voicing our fear is considered taboo or morbid. Part 2 of our frequently asked questions about death.

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What They’re Reading: Books on Grief & Loss Recommended by Funeral Directors & Professionals

We asked licensed funeral directors and professionals for recommendations on the best books about grief, dying, and loss.

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Dying to Know: Answers to life’s most frequently asked questions about death (Part 1)

Living well includes a common-sense approach to death. It happens to us all, yet talking about our end-of-life plans or voicing our fear is considered taboo or morbid. 

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How to Support a Grieving Parent

by KC |  Death Resources · Grief Support

This blog post hopes to offer guidance: on how you can support grieving parents, the acts of kindness you might bestow, and the words you could use to express your love and support. Keep reading to learn how to support parents who experience this unimaginable loss.

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Why Pets Are Awesome!

by Wendy Mize |  Death Resources · End of Life Planning · Grief Support

Is there any better feeling than your dog happily wagging its tail? Or your cat purring on your lap on a chilly evening? In addition to being cute and snuggly, pets enhance our lives in many ways. Taking care of an animal is a big responsibility, but the benefits can be even greater. 

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Filing Taxes After Losing Your Spouse

Learn how to file your late spouse’s final tax return, how their passing affects your filing status, and other valuable information. 

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Writing Thank You Cards After the Funeral

Many people often feel at a loss for what to say to those who are helping them get through a difficult time. Our advice: keep it brief and direct. Most people recognize that you have numerous thank you notes to write. They will understand if you keep it straightforward and simple. See examples below.

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When You Lose Your Spouse

Losing a spouse is an intensely emotional experience. Although logically we know that lives come to an end, facing reality feels overwhelming. Keep reading for suggestions on finding a support system, self-care, and other helpful suggestions after losing a spouse.

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6 Things You Should Know About Being a Funeral Director

There's probably a lot most people don't know about Funeral Directors and what they do. We know that they are some of the kindest, warmest, hardest-working people we know! We are lucky to work with so many amazing funeral providers across the country. Here are a few more things we know.

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What Do You Love Most About Being a Funeral Director?

In honor of National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day, we asked a few of our favorite people what they love most about working in the funeral profession. These were their answers. We are so appreciative of the work they do. Thank you to ALL who've chosen the funeral profession.

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