Presenting an Elegy

Presenting an Elegy: Preparing an Obituary Poem for Memorial Service Across cultures, art has been used to mourn, celebrate, and commemorate our loved ones at their passing. Whether an elegy or a funeral march, it’s important to explore how the spoken word can be used to celebrate your loved one’s life, as well as how…

Celebration of Life – 9 Ideas for a Memorable Service

Celebration of Life – 9 Ideas for a Memorable Service Funeral rites have been conducted throughout human history. Traditional funerals tend to include a visitation, a funeral service, and committal service or burial. Religious tradition is typically intertwined with the service, although throughout the different practices, common secular motivations are: to mourn for the decedent,…

What is a Death Certificate?

What is a Death Certificate? A death certificate is an official document proving an individual’s passing. These documents may be important in the occasion you need to close your loved one’s accounts or access benefits. Once your loved one’s death is registered, their death certificate can be ordered as needed. Depending on your county, the…

The Living Will Guide

The Living Will Guide You might have heard of it before, but what exactly is a living will? You may have family and friends who have prepared their own living wills. You might also have heard about living wills from you primary health care provider during a checkup. You might even have heard about it…