Funerals Aren’t For Everyone

Whether you are making arrangements for a loved one or settling your own affairs, one thing remains certain: Funerals aren’t necessarily for everybody. In fact, your family may even be better off without planning a funeral. That may come as a surprise. But with direct cremation, one can avoid a funeral that may be costly

2020-01-21T19:38:33+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Funerals Aren’t For Everyone

What Cremation Means For a Viewing or Visitation

You may be wondering how cremation will impact the rest of your funeral plans. While many know that funeral services and memorial services may go ahead according to schedule, some are less sure about other arrangements. The good news is that things like viewings (“wakes”) and visitations are perfectly compatible with cremation. If you or

2019-12-18T23:13:45+00:00January 27th, 2020|Comments Off on What Cremation Means For a Viewing or Visitation

How to Prepare For Cremation

Whenever possible, it is always ideal to prepare for cremation as much as one can. The more you handle in advance, the less that will be left in the hands of friends and family. And that’s generally a good thing. You may have any number of important preferences, and those preferences should be honored. The

2019-12-18T23:11:45+00:00January 20th, 2020|Comments Off on How to Prepare For Cremation

Finding the Right Urn For a Loved One

Losing a loved one certainly isn’t easy, and many of us find ourselves struggling to make the perfect arrangements. That means any number of decisions, sometimes very difficult ones. When it comes to cremation, one of the decisions you must make involves finding the right urn for your loved one. There are plenty of options,

2019-12-18T23:09:37+00:00January 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Finding the Right Urn For a Loved One

Managing Cremation Costs

Budgets are a reality for many families facing decisions about cremation and what comes next. That is nothing to be ashamed of. In addition to the expenses often associated with things like funeral services, you have the rest of your life to think about, too. Depending on any number of financial variables, you may be

2019-12-18T23:06:59+00:00January 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Managing Cremation Costs

How to Learn More About Cremation

Perhaps you have recently realized that you don’t know everything there is to know about cremation. Many families find themselves in precisely this situation, and that’s perfectly understandable. But when faced with decisions about cremation, the subject certainly shouldn’t remain a mystery. If you or someone you know is looking into cremation services in or

2019-11-22T23:43:34+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on How to Learn More About Cremation

Consulting Friends and Family About Cremation

Making decisions about cremation can be a deeply personal scenario. But that doesn’t mean all of those decisions should be made alone. You may wish to speak with others when it comes to thinking about cremation, and you may wish to take other points of view into account. It just might help you form opinions

2019-11-22T23:41:46+00:00December 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Consulting Friends and Family About Cremation

Cremation And the Importance of Last Wishes

When it comes to cremation, it is important to know what your loved one wanted. Those kind of preferences may have been written down as instructions or last wishes, and they may have even been discussed more directly with close friends and family. Either way, it really is essential to consult those wishes when it

2019-11-22T23:39:55+00:00December 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Cremation And the Importance of Last Wishes

Why You Shouldn’t Rule Out Cremation

Are you skeptical when it comes to cremation? Is the idea new to you, seemingly out of left field? That’s completely understandable. Until the last several decades, cremation was relatively uncommon in the United States. But that is no longer the case. And it may be time for you to consider cremation, too. If you

2019-11-22T23:36:57+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Why You Shouldn’t Rule Out Cremation

Yes, There Is an Alternative to Burial

You and your family may be looking for some kind of alternative to burial. After having lost a loved one, perhaps you looked into burial and weren’t entirely comfortable with what you found. That isn’t unusual. While burial remains common, more and more families are turning to cremation instead. If you or someone you know

2019-10-24T17:19:00+00:00November 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Yes, There Is an Alternative to Burial