Saturday, October 23, 2021

BRAVE Act Signed into Law Thanks to Hard Work and Support of Funeral Service

After years of support from funeral service, thousands of phone calls and emails from funeral directors, and hundreds of Congressional meetings during the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Advocacy Summit, today President Donald Trump signed the BRAVE Act into law, assuring equitable funeral and burial benefits for veterans.
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NFDA-sponsored Docuseries ‘Honor Guard’ Debuts Christmas Day

“Honor Guard” covers the training cycles of the 3rd Infantry's Regimental Orientation Program, the U.S. Army's Caisson Platoon, the U.S. Army's Drill Team, and Delta Company's Full-Honors Casket Platoon.

BRAVE Act Poised to Become Law

The House of Representatives today passed bipartisan legislation that contains the Burial Rights for America’s Veterans’ Efforts (BRAVE) Act.

Leader Links: Navigating a New Normal

With COVID-19 dominating our news cycles, changing our daily routines, and heavily impacting the funeral industry, here’s a look at how different industry leaders across the country are handling the pandemic.

Leader Links: 10 Facts You May Not Know About Congressional Cemetery

Here’s a look at some interesting recent stories about the deathcare industry that are making their rounds.

Leader Links: Center Accused of Mishandling Donated Bodies

There are so many news sources these days that it’s easy to miss out on big or important stories. Here at The Leader, we keep up with all the latest deathcare headlines and put them in one place to make it convenient for you.

Why Do Market Research? Successful Businesses Thrive on Information

Owners of funeral homes and cemeteries often question why their businesses are not performing to the level they expect. They employ consultants to divine solutions, but they often overlook a more direct approach: market research.

Why Cemeteries Need to Focus on Memorialization Options

By Glenn Gould, CEO of MKJ Marketing Before we start, let’s get into a little history. 

Cypress Lawn Arboretum Earns Rare National Accreditation

By The Leader Staff Cypress Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park in the San Francisco Bay Area has recently...