How To Tactfully Bring Humor To A Funeral

Let's face it. If ever an occasion could use a bit of comic relief, a funeral can benefit from a bit of lightening up. However, the reality of the situation calls for extreme caution and perfecting the art of tactful speaking if you want to inject a bit of humor into a funeral or memorial service. Proceed with care if you wish to do so. Consider Who the Guests Are Read More 

Signs That Grief Counseling Is Needed

After losing a loved one to death, the survivor often faces their loss with initial shock, but pulls themselves together enough to get through the funeral and burial. However, what many people suffering a loss don't realize is that grief takes some time to truly manifest itself. Additionally, unhealthy grief – if left untreated – can last for many years. Grief counseling is often offered by funeral homes to help the survivors cope. Read More 

Three Ways To Customize A Grave Marker

When someone passes away unexpectedly, it is often up to the family to choose the grave marker that will be placed at the person's grave. If you are in charge of making decisions for the grave marker that will be placed at the grave of one of your loved ones, there are creative things you can do to make the grave marker special. The following guide walks you through a few customizations you may not realize you can have added to a grave marker. Read More 

3 Ways A Funeral Home Can Help You Plan Your Funeral

While the thought of planning your own funeral may seem strange to you, it can be very beneficial for you and your loved ones. Meeting with a funeral planner at a funeral home can make the process of planning your affairs easier than ever. Take a look at the following information to better understand how a funeral home can help you with your planning needs: Explain All of Your Options Read More 

2 Easy Ways To Get Help Paying For Funeral Expenses As A Low-Income Relative

When a loved one passes away unexpectedly, with no prior planning or life insurance, it can be an incredible financial burden on you if you are the closest relative. You will likely be the one who has to make funeral arrangements and figure out a way to pay the bill. Some funeral homes will allow you to make payments, but it is not uncommon for a good portion of the bill to be paid up front. Read More