Monday, December 9, 2019

Funeral Director Raising Money for Embalming Initiative in Kenya

Due to the lack of training, and the spread of diseases like cholera, yellow fever, and malaria, those who work in Kenya’s mortuaries are getting sick and some are even dying from the conditions.

A New Leash on Life: How to Add a Therapy Dog to Your Firm

Over the years, the Krause family has offered grief therapy dogs as a unique and special resource for families.

Funeral Home Uses Facebook to Rally Support for Man Mourning Wife Killed in Mass...

An El Paso funeral home sparked an outpouring of love and support from around the world after sharing a photo of a man grieving the loss of his wife, who was killed in the mass shooting earlier this month.

Modern Ideas for Aftercare

When my brother-in-law passed away two years ago, so many people wanted to help us, but we didn’t know where to start or what we needed. Our funeral director proved to be invaluable because he gave us ideas about what to ask for during the process.

Funeral Director Surpasses Fundraising Goal for Embalming Initiative in Kenya

The Leader previously interviewed Michigan funeral director Dominick Astorino when he was working to raise $15,000 to travel to Kenya.

John Oliver discusses death investigations on ‘Last Week Tonight’

In the segment, John Oliver discusses the potential for conflicts of interest in the industry.

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.

Can a Video Game Help Those Who Are Grieving?

Certain games have even become a medium for players to engage with painful emotions, as some have plot points related to grief and loss that are incorporated throughout.

The Top Songs for Funeral Services

Because of the strong emotional connotations that exist with music, it only makes sense that music has become a big part of many funeral services.

A Positive Spin on Funeral Service: 4 Firms You Need to Read About

In an effort to highlight the positive work of funeral directors and help tip the scales in the right direction, here is a roundup of funeral professionals who made headlines this month for good reasons.