Tuesday, February 7, 2023

The Best Cremation Conference is a Click Away

The 2023 National Funeral Directors Association’s (NFDA) Virtual Cremation Success Seminar, taking place February 16 and 17, will arm funeral service professionals with a better understanding of the needs of families that prefer cremation.

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.

How Funeral Homes Can Adapt to Change in 2023

As our environment continues to experience frequent change, safeguarding your business by remaining vigilant and adapting to the world around you is becoming increasingly important.

Starmark Expands Ceremonial Rental Casket Product Line

Starmark announces the launch of the Ovation 31” oversize ceremonial rental casket in response to the need for larger options.

Hillenbrand Selling Batesville to Private Equity Firm

Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Batesville business segment to an affiliate of private equity firm, LongRange Capital, for $761.5 million.

NFDA Survey Shows Value of Attending Funerals In Person

Despite not having a service for their loved one, more than one-third felt it is very important or important to hold a funeral or memorial service to commemorate the life of a loved one.

CANA Launches Certified Cremation Specialist Training Program

The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) has developed a new training program to help find the opportunity in cremation, grow staff’s confidence to serve all families with compassion, and support a business’s sustainability.

Foundation Partners Group Acquires Solace Cremation, Extends Commitment to Digital

Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative deathcare solutions, today announced that it has acquired Solace Cremation, a Portland, Oregon-based online cremation company serving families in Oregon, California and Florida.

2022 NFDA International Convention & Expo: Attendees Had a Ball in Baltimore

As the world continues to answer the question, “What’s next?” after the COVID-19 pandemic, funeral service professionals gathered October 9-12 in Baltimore, Maryland, for the 2022 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo to find the answers.

FTC Seeks to Improve the American Public’s Access to Funeral Service Prices Online

The Federal Trade Commission is exploring possible steps to strengthen and modernize the Funeral Rule, which requires funeral providers to give in-person visitors price information to make informed decisions.