Although we’re starting to see the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel — and many of us have received vaccines — many deathcare professionals are still feeling the strain from the recent spike in deaths. Here are a few industry-related stories to keep you up to date.
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.
It’s our duty at The Funeral Leader to bring our followers the latest industry news and events. COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, and many professionals in our industry are feeling overwhelmed. Here’s a round-up of recent articles depicting what’s happening across the country.
Bestselling author and grief expert Dr. Alan Wolfelt is sharing some practical suggestions for families to help them through these unique and unprecedented times.
Without a funeral, what are the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost or will lose a loved one during the pandemic, regardless of cause of death, supposed to do?
While the world is full of “can’ts” right now, there are so many things loving pet parents and pet care professionals CAN be doing. Whether the timing is an end-of-life walk or the death is happening right now, pet parents still desire the experience of knowing they could still have a meaningful end in the loss of a precious and loved pet.
By Leader Contributor Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. I often say that when words are inadequate, have a ceremony. However,...
Following a nationwide request for nominations from child bereavement field professionals and an election by the membership of the organization, the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) announced that its membership and Board of Directors has elected Catherine Alicia Georges and Jim Price as members of the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Grieving Children.
Editor’s note: Navigating through these unprecedented times has been hard for everyone. Death seems to be everywhere we look these days, making...
More than anyone, those in funeral care understand how beneficial it is to pay tribute when a friend or family member dies. That’s why it’s important to have ideas on hand for families so they can begin the grieving process when normal rituals aren’t possible.