Grief in the Silver Screen

What grief looks and feels like varies from person to person. One way to understand grief from different perspectives is by watching movies. Movies always mirror real life, some better than others. There are movies about preparing for the death of a loved ones, the journey on the final days of a loved one, or the journey after the death of a loved one. Have some tissues ready because here is a...
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Advance Funeral Planning

The thought of walking into a funeral home is terrifying. Most of the time you only set foot in a funeral home after someone you know has passed. The days following a death of a loved one are chaotic. There is a lot of planning that needs to be done for the funeral. Money must be gathered and decisions need to be made within a few days. Often these decisions are driven by grief and guilt rather...
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Funeral Services Etiquette

Do you ever have questions about the do’s and don’ts of a funeral service? Well each religion and culture have different customs. Here are the most common ones that will help you feel more at ease when attending a funeral. Isn’t a funeral and a memorial service the same thing? A funeral service has the body of the deceased present. While a memorial does not have the body present. Sometimes a...
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When a Friend Loses a Loved One: What to Say and What Not to Say

When someone goes through a loss, it can be very difficult to know the right thing to say. You know you can’t end their pain, and you can’t quite understand what exactly they are going through. You may have endured a similar or even the same loss, but no two people experience pain or loss in the exact same way. One thing that everyone needs when they are going through a difficulty like this is...
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Myths vs. Facts about Grief

Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult. It is a part of life that leaves pretty much everyone, appropriately put, at a loss – we don’t know which way is the right way to deal with it. The truth is that there is no “right way” of dealing with death because everyone processes it differently, and that’s okay. There are several myths that we sometimes tell ourselves in the...
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Preneed Services

We get it; nobody wants to think about their death. While it may be a grim subject, there are many important questions that need to be addressed in case the time comes. What are you doing to make sure that you are properly remembered? Is your family going to struggle with the payment of your funeral? Sorting these things out now can help ease the stress on your family at a time when they need...
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