Religious Funeral Rituals

Every religion approaches death in meaningful and sacred ways to its believers. A closer look at different religions' funeral traditions can lead to greater understanding and acceptance. Keep reading to learn how different – yet similar – we are. 

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What to Wear to a Spring Funeral

What do you wear to a celebration of life in warmer weather? Read on for eight quick tips on keeping cool and respectful when honoring a loved one. 

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Owning Your Eulogy 

What will your loved ones say about you? One way to ensure your story is told is to write it yourself. Keep reading to learn more about writing your eulogy when you make preplan arrangements.  

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What To Do With Someone’s Belongings When They Pass

Seeing their belongings – their bedroom slippers, a well-loved childhood toy, or a favorite book on the nightstand – is almost too much to bear when someone we love dies. We’ve developed a strategy to help make this task a little easier.

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Hospice Social Work: A Labor of Love

March is Social Work Month. Hospice social workers help us navigate the end-of-life journey's physical, emotional, and practical challenges. Keep reading to learn more about these extraordinary professionals and suggestions on how to celebrate their contributions. 

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What To Know About Cremation Jewelry

by Julia |  Death Resources · Memorialization · Uncategorized

Cremation jewelry is a tangible memory encased within a beautiful necklace, ring, or other wearable keepsakes. It’s a loving way to honor your loved one and keep their legacy alive. Keep reading to learn five facts about cremation jewelry. 

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Thoughtful Holiday Gifts to Honor Loved Ones

by Wendy Wander |  Death Resources · Grief Support · Memorialization · Uncategorized

Respectfully honor loved ones during the holidays with these clever memorial ideas.

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Do You Have a Long Term Care Plan?

October is officially Long Term Care Planning Month and designed to prompt people to prepare for the cost of medical care as they age. Yet there are other things to consider in addition to long-term care: healthcare proxies, living wills, and end-of-life care. Keep reading for ideas on what to include in a comprehensive long-term care plan

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What Happens To Your Loved One’s Online Accounts?

by Julia |  Death Resources · Uncategorized

In today’s technology-driven world, most people have active accounts on over a dozen websites. When they pass away, it’s up to the family to deal with social media, streaming services, and other online accounts.

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Top Picks for Podcasts on Life, Loss & Laughter

by Wendy Wander |  Death Resources · Grief Support · Uncategorized

There are thousands of podcasts available for you to stream or download on various topics, including grief, dying, and loss. Podcasts are increasingly popular – 104 million Americans regularly listen – because their conversational style allows for in-depth discussion. 

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