Monday, May 16, 2022

NFDA Introduces the 2022-23 Class of the National Emerging Leaders Program

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is proud to announce the funeral service professionals who have been selected to participate in the 2022-23 National Emerging Leaders Program.

Funeral Service Foundation and The Messenger Co. Announce Spring Matching Gift Campaign

The Funeral Service Foundation is launching its fifth matching gift campaign in partnership with The Messenger Co. Now through June 15, Foundation supporters can do twice the good with one donation.

Peer Support Meeting: Facing Tension and Distrust in the Workplace

New research shows that a toxic company culture is the number one reason employees leave. It’s not the long hours, not the paycheck — a disrespectful, cutthroat, noninclusive atmosphere is ten times more likely to drive workers out.

Prolonged Grief Disorder Added to the DSM-5: Here’s What You Need to Know

As of March 2022, the revised edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) features the notable (and somewhat controversial) inclusion of what the medical community has termed prolonged grief disorder (PGD).

Remember Together: NFDA Debuts Planning Guide and Toolkit to Help Members Plan COVID Remembrance...

To help funeral homes bring a measure of healing to the communities they serve, the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) created Remember Together, a planning guide and toolkit to help funeral homes plan COVID-19 memorial events.

Support for Everyday Issues, Every Day: NFDA Launches New Member Assistance Program

To help association members be at their best so they can effectively support the families they serve, the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has partnered with SupportLinc to launch a member assistance program.

Life Forest® Burial Trees Earn Arboretum Accreditation

Life Forest® has been awarded a Level 01 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens

The Gift: Our Newly Enhanced Mortality Awareness Makes Us Better at Living

How do you educate families about the importance of a funeral ceremony if they’ve never been to one? How do you encourage your community to appreciate death if it seems like the exception rather than the rule?

What Could Possibly Go Wrong in the Preproom?

This March 15th, Funeral Professional Peer Support (FPPS) and the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) open the monthly peer support meeting with discussion geared toward what happens in the preproom.

Make Waves at the 2022 NFDA Professional Women’s Conference

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) invites women in the funeral service profession to make waves at its 2022 Professional Women’s Conference, April 29-May 1, at The Confidante Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.