Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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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.

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.

Announcing the Winner of Our ‘Leaders During COVID’ Contest

As part of our “Leaders During COVID” contest, we requested all of you to share details about the professionals who have been going above and beyond during this time.

Top 3 Ways for Funeral Professionals to Manage Compassion Fatigue

As a funeral director, you are mired in grief. You listen to other people’s stories day after day and may unwittingly take on that pain and suffering.

Year-End Major Gifts Totaling $714,000 Propel the Funeral Service Foundation to a Record Year...

In a year when funeral service professionals faced challenging and uncertain obstacles in their call to serve families and communities, they also answered the call to give.

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.

Honoring Those We Have Lost: Paying Tribute to Funeral Professionals

As our country copes with thousands of tragic deaths during the pandemic, we want to honor the lives of those we have lost within our profession during the past few weeks.

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.

John Oliver discusses death investigations on ‘Last Week Tonight’

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

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.