The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to increase the average number of deaths in the United States by 494,000 in 2020 and 445,000 in 2021, according to the 2021 Cremation and Burial Report, released by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).
Why do we hate wearing masks? Is it because we have to smell our own breath, we can’t catch our breath when we try to talk, and we can’t identify our masked acquaintances?
As we seemingly begin to emerge from the pandemic, some funeral directors are continuing to see cremation spikes, while others aren’t seeing families return for scheduled postponed services. Here’s a roundup of the latest articles focusing on our industry.
The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) helps put funeral suppliers center stage at the 103rd Cremation Innovation Convention.
Today our culture is more aware of the extreme climate emergency our planet is facing than ever before, and for good reason. Decades of bad business practices among billion-dollar industries, denial of scientific evidence by lawmakers, and general lack of awareness have pushed the risks of global warming to a breaking point.
NFDA Will Bring the Funeral Service Profession Together Again at the 2021 International Convention...
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is bringing the funeral service profession together for the 2021 International Convention & Expo, taking place October 17 through 20 in Nashville, Tennessee.
You can always count on the CANA Convention for fun, networking, and content centered around cremation.
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.
Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral and cemetery experiences and products, today announced the acquisition of Atkins-Northland Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Cloquet, Minnesota.
The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) has just released its latest Annual Statistics Report featuring final 2019 cremation data, newly released 2020 data, and projections to 2025 and 2030.