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Death and Burial Rituals

Burial Rituals Death and Burial Rituals The Business of Death Around the world, every day, every hour, every second, medical treatment is unable to prevent death. When doctors, nurses and hospitals can do no more for a patient, another industry steps in. World population Estimate – 7,142,797,806 There are bodies everywhere. World Death Rate: 8 […]

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Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning

Advance Directives Are We at a “Tipping” Point? How is it that 24 years after the Patient Self-Determination Act went into effect we have not made significant progress in increasing the percentage of people who have Advance Directives?  Death has been hidden behind hospital doors for almost a century, new funeral and memorial technology has advanced, […]

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Death Cafes and Dinner Parties??

Death Cafes Death Cafes and Dinner Parties   I know what you are thinking.  “Why would anyone participate in something like this?  I like to enjoy my dinner and this doesn’t sound like fun.”  Talking about death over dinner might not be the usual way you get people over to your house for a meal, […]

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Protect Your Family Against Grave Robbers

Grave Robbers Protect Your Family Against Grave Robbers It’s no surprise that identity thieves are running rampant, however it’s a shocking fact that these scammers are using the personal information and vital statistics of more than 2,000 deceased people every day. An ID Analytics study recently revealed that the misuse of social security numbers belonging […]

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10 Advantages to Burial Insurance and End of Life Planning

Burial Insurance 10 Key Things to Know About Burial Insurance   The Average Cost of a Funeral: $7,000-$10,000 The Average Cost of a Burial:  $5,000-$7,000 TOTAL Funeral and Burial Costs:  $12,000-$17,000   According to AARP (www.AARP.org), the average cost of a funeral for most families is approximately $10,000.  Depending on a wide variety of individual […]

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What to Do When a Distant Family Member Dies

Death of a Distant Relative What to Do When a Distant Family Member Dies It’s never easy to know what to do when tragedy strikes. But, when you first learn of the death of a non-immediate family member, take action right away— or at least as quickly as you are able. Express Your Condolences Nothing […]

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What is a Funeral Consultant? Why Hire One?

Funeral Consultant What is a Funeral Consultant? Perhaps you have never heard of a Funeral Consultant?  Well even if you have not, you probably agree that when it comes to life’s most important and challenging decisions, seeking professional guidance and support is a good idea.  You probably also agree that professional planners, such as wedding planners, can be sanity savers.  Let’s take a wedding for example.  Many people prefer to hire […]

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What to Wear To a Funeral

Funeral Etiquette What to Wear To a Funeral At some point in life, everyone will have to pick out an outfit to wear to a funeral. Every small detail counts. How a person dresses reflects their respect for the deceased. Although your presence is more important than what you look like in this situation, women should […]

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Talking About Death and Funeral Planning

Death and Funeral Planning Why are Funeral Planning and Death Considered Taboo Conversations? There are few things in life that are certain, but one thing that can be relied upon is that we will all die. Although death is an absolute certainty for every single one of us, society at large still seems to find it […]

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Death of a Loved One Funeral Planning Checklist

Plan a Funeral Death of a Loved One Checklist Checklist to Help Families Get Through a Difficult Time Losing a loved one is arguably one of the most difficult experiences in life.  In addition to coping with the grief and loss, there are also a variety of challenging tasks and important financial decisions to be completed, some […]

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