Saturday, October 23, 2021

Turning to Tradition: More than a Quarter of Americans Embrace Religion in Post-COVID Funeral...

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).

COVID-19’s Impact on Branding — And How It Affects Your Firm

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?

Leader Links: Are Families Returning After Postponing Services?

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.

Exhibitors Featured At Cana’s 103rd Convention

The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) helps put funeral suppliers center stage at the 103rd Cremation Innovation Convention.

How to Explain 3 Disposition Eco-Myths to Your Community

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.

Program Announced for CANA’s 103rd In-Person Cremation Innovation Convention

You can always count on the CANA Convention for fun, networking, and content centered around cremation.

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.

Atkins-Northland Funeral Home & Cremation Service Joins Foundation Partners Group

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.

CANA Announces Pandemic Cremation Data & 2030 Predictions

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.