By Leader Contributor Jessie Rigney Right now, our circumstances are changing almost daily due to COVID-19. Some businesses and places...
Selected’s new Board Officers were officially installed on October 2 as part of the association’s first-ever virtual Annual Meeting.
During these difficult times, all of us at The Leader have been particularly inspired by our nation’s “Last Responders.” These men and women have found the courage to step up when our country needed them the most and continue to do so every day — even though the risks still run high.
As the world continues to grapple with the harsh reality of COVID-19 continuing into the fall months of 2020, here’s a look at some industry-related stories you’ll want to check out from around the world.
Without a funeral, what are the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost or will lose a loved one during the pandemic, regardless of cause of death, supposed to do?
While the world is full of “can’ts” right now, there are so many things loving pet parents and pet care professionals CAN be doing. Whether the timing is an end-of-life walk or the death is happening right now, pet parents still desire the experience of knowing they could still have a meaningful end in the loss of a precious and loved pet.
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Policy Board met August 1 and elected Chris E. Christian, CFSP, CCO, and Beatrice "Bea" Lewanduski, CFSP, to serve as at-large representatives on the association's Board of Directors.
By Leader Contributor Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. I often say that when words are inadequate, have a ceremony. However,...
We start off this edition of Leader Links with some tragic news, following a mass shooting outside a funeral home in the South Side of Chicago.
Following a nationwide request for nominations from child bereavement field professionals and an election by the membership of the organization, the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) announced that its membership and Board of Directors has elected Catherine Alicia Georges and Jim Price as members of the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Grieving Children.