As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, we heard from a funeral director in the United Kingdom about how the virus is changing services there, along with his thoughts on the role of those in the funeral profession.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in an unprecedented era for our nation and world. Situations and circumstances are constantly changing, prompting many of us to rethink or change traditional or normal elements of our lives — even the smallest gestures like hugs and handshakes are currently not deemed to be acceptable.
With COVID-19 dominating our news cycles, changing our daily routines, and heavily impacting the funeral industry, here’s a look at how different leaders are handling the pandemic.
When trying to identify a person in need of comfort or support, you can rely on these visual cues to help you discern how best to help the person through their grief. When speaking to someone over the phone, however, your capacity for compassion is blindfolded, forcing you to rely on subtle clues to determine the emotional state of the person on the other line.
By Leader Contributor Liz Eddy, CEO of Lantern “We need to do something about death.”
The new year began on a tragic note with the untimely deaths of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, along with seven others, after a helicopter crash.
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.
Throughout the year, there are countless opportunities to appeal to pet lovers and to facilitate a function designed just for them. Plan ahead for these occasions, which will certainly result in a return on investment and also help get your firm’s name out in the community.
It's not enough to say that prepaying for funeral services will give your family peace of mind – consumers need to hear stories about how this decision was game-changing for families like their own.