Being aware of the steps involved in organizing a postmortem homecoming isn’t just useful knowledge in case a loved one passes away while on vacation.
Why is cremation becoming more popular? Five reasons more people are choosing direct cremation According to research by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), close to half the country now favors cremation over other end-of-life options. As more and more traditional funeral homes close their doors, others open as cremation services increase in quantity and…
There are alternatives to embalming that have their own advantages. People are choosing other options for themselves and for their loved ones.
How helpful are government resources in offsetting end-of-life expenses? Does social security include funeral benefits? Can Medicare or Medicaid cover cremation costs?
Knowing how to talk to kids about cremation can help you navigate one of the more difficult parent-child conversations you’re likely to ever have.
When we imagine a loved one’s cremation, many of us picture ourselves standing beside the casket as it’s placed within the crematory. But can you actually attend a direct cremation?
As challenging as it may be now to think about what you’ll do when your loved one is gone, it is often much more difficult to make such choices after a loss.
What is the ecological cost of traditional funeral services? What are the environmental benefits of choosing direct cremation instead?
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More and more people are trading caskets for urns when choosing burial options. According to statistics from the Cremation Association of North America, more than half the national population now prefer cremation to traditional burial.