Friday, December 2, 2022

Excess Death and the Future of Deathcare

The results from extensive research on contemporary death rates pre-COVID, the impact of the pandemic, and what this means for the future of deathcare may surprise you.

New Free Online Arranger Training: Communicating the Value of Fingerprint Keepsakes to Families

Legacy Touch is well known for helping families across the world honor the lives of their loved ones through high-quality personalized and engraved fingerprint and cremation jewelry.

Arrangements Are Going Virtual: Here’s Why and What You Need to Know

What are virtual arrangements? Essentially, it’s the skill of making arrangements like you do in person with families — but now online through live video conferencing.

CANA Hosting Funeral Professionals Peer Support Event in January

We’re back! Funeral Professionals Peer Support (FPPS) and the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) welcome Dr. Jason Troyer as facilitator of the first peer support meeting of 2022.

Registration Now Open for CANA’s 103rd In-Person Cremation Innovation Convention

During the challenges of 2020, CANA held a successful virtual convention attracting record-breaking numbers of attendees to what was the first of many events. This year, the association and its leadership see a path to connecting in-person safely.

CANA Welcomes New Directors, New President

The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) welcomed new board members and recognized the service of others at the Annual Meeting of the Membership in August 2022.

COVID-19 Caused Cremation Spike, According to NFDA Data

This may not come as a surprise to many — but the latest data shows that the COVID-19 pandemic caused a major spike in cremation rates across the country.

Why Cemeteries Need to Focus on Memorialization Options

By Glenn Gould, CEO of MKJ Marketing Before we start, let’s get into a little history. 

CANA Releases New Data on Cremation Growth; Expert Gives Predictions for 2021

As part of its most recent report, the Cremation Association of North America studied data that was collected from 15 states from March to August this year, focusing on the beginning of the pandemic. The data was collected from each state’s vital statistics department.

Pet Loss Ideas Every Funeral Home Can Use

You may already be assisting clients with the loss of their beloved family pet or may still be contemplating what it would look like to add these services to your existing offerings.