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.
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.
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.
No matter where you are in the Alzheimer’s journey, it’s never an easy path to walk. But looking ahead, difficult though it may be, can help give you clarity.
It’s not easy to make plans in the wake of a loved one’s passing. Grief tends to make even simple tasks seem more complex. The key to getting through it is taking things one step at a time.
Arranging your own cremation may seem a daunting task—complicated, and perhaps quite distressing in theory. But in fact, settling post-life arrangements ahead of time can be much simpler—and more rewarding—than you might think.
What do you do if your family is deeply religious but you want a direct cremation without a service? How do you talk to your friends and family about your choice in a way that promotes understanding and perhaps even acceptance?