Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Leader Links: How Our Industry is Handling COVID-19

As we continue to push through the summer months, it appears the pandemic isn’t going away anytime soon. Here’s a look at how leaders across the industry are reacting to the latest developments within our industry, including funeral directors, cemeterians, and government agencies.

4 Wardrobe Ideas for Female Caring Professionals

When it comes to choosing appropriate attire for the workplace, it’s no secret that women have many more options than men do – and thanks to online shopping, there are now more choices than ever before.

Leader Links: Funeral Directors Hold Parade of Hearses to Call Attention to Gun Violence

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.

Awakening Gratitude: Sharing Perspective from Dr. Alan Wolfelt

During this morning’s sunrise, I sat down to give more thought to how this pandemic has created an opportunity to wake up to the power of gratitude. As I inventory my gratitude in this article, I invite you to do the same.

Artist Goes Viral on TikTok for Tributes Featuring Cremated Remains

Federico Portalupi was 13 years into a sales career at the largest mattress company in America when it hit him: He was not living the life he wanted to live.

National Alliance for Grieving Children Announces New Board Members

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.

Funeral Homes Across the Country Reaching a Breaking Point

As we head into nearly a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re learning about more surges across the country that are continuing to overwhelm the professionals in our industry. Here’s a roundup of recent industry-related news to keep you up to date.

Funeral Service Foundation Opens Applications for Academic, Professional Women’s Conference and Career Development Scholarships

The Funeral Service Foundation is now accepting online applications for academic scholarships, Professional Women’s Conference scholarships, and Career Development scholarships.

Win Over Pet Lovers and Build Your Brand

Throughout the year, there are countless opportunities to appeal to pet lovers and to facilitate a function designed just for them. Plan ahead for these occasions, which will certainly result in a return on investment and also help get your firm’s name out in the community.

When Families Say “We’ll Have a Service Later” — How You Can Be the...

You don’t need me to tell you that COVID-19 has forced hundreds of thousands of American families to postpone services for a loved one who died during the pandemic.