The Gift: Our Newly Enhanced Mortality Awareness Makes Us Better at Living
How do you educate families about the importance of a funeral ceremony if they’ve never been to one? How do you encourage your community to appreciate death if it seems like the exception rather than the rule?
Letter from the Editor: Reflections on Losing a Loved One to COVID-19
My family became members of a club that we never wanted to be part of — those mourning the loss of a loved one who died from COVID-19. She became one of the thousands of people who were taken from this earth too soon.
What Are Death Doulas?
With millennials becoming more involved in funeral planning and shaping the current trends for end-of-life care, there has been an influx of new services, along with a different approach to the idea of death.
What is Death Positive Media? (And How You Can Tap Into It)
The grief experience is often a private one, but it seems as if the media is turning a corner against the previously held notion that death and dying are “taboo” topics.
Prolonged Grief Disorder Added to the DSM-5: Here’s What You Need to Know
As of March 2022, the revised edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) features the notable (and somewhat controversial) inclusion of what the medical community has termed prolonged grief disorder (PGD).
Therapy Dogs Helping Grieving Families
While we’ve all known for a while that dogs are man and woman’s best friend, therapy dogs are being used more and more in different industries to help the humans around them, and many leaders in the funeral profession are right on trend.
Referrals Require Relationships: Here Are Digital Tools to Build Them
In the unique business world that funeral directors inhabit, word of mouth is one of the most powerful ways to generate referrals and find new business.
A Gift of Healing: Tribute Technology Launches First-of-Its-Kind Online Grief Resource
Tribute Technology, known as an innovative technology leader in the end-of-life industry, is proud to announce Guiding Grief, a new resource for funeral homes, hospice centers, grief counselors, and other caregivers to provide support.
Honoring Those We’ve Lost in Our Industry
As our country copes with thousands of tragic deaths during these unprecedented times, we want to pay tribute to those we have lost within the deathcare industry during the past few weeks.
Life Forest’s® Little Free Library® Educates Children About Death
PRESS RELEASE HILLSBOROUGH, NH — Life Forest cemetery is proud to announce that they have become an official...