Friday, July 19, 2024

Neptune Society Accused of ‘Unlawful Business Practices’ in Lawsuit Filed by CA Attorney General

By Managing Editor Courtney Gould Miller and Editor Kara Apel The Neptune Society is facing a lawsuit from the...

CBS to Film Pilot for Comedy about Family Funeral Home

CBS has committed to film a pilot for a new TV show that may hit closer to home than you ever thought a comedy could.

Funeral Directors Included in Top Priority Group for COVID-19 Vaccines

Our nation’s funeral directors and embalmers, commonly referred to as “last responders,” have been fighting the pandemic on the front lines, risking their lives every day as they serve families.

Could Evening Visitations Become Part of the Past? It’s Time to Course-Correct

2020 was the year of drinking out of the fire hose. Like many of you, we experienced a phenomenal surge in call volume. Was it COVID, possibly the aging of the Baby Boomers, or maybe just the law of large numbers? Whatever it was, 2020 seemed like a scramble from beginning to end.
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How a First-Generation Funeral Home Owner Has Found Success: Interview with Funeral Leader Rick...

Rick Carrillo recently spoke with Marilyn Jones Gould, president of MKJ Marketing, to share his experiences as a first-generation funeral director and why serving his community has always been his dream.

I Applied to the FEMA COVID Funeral Assistance Program: Here’s What I Learned

I was able to apply as a “co-applicant” on behalf of several clients who had suffered a loss due to COVID and below is a synopsis of my experience so you can know what to expect in the process of applying and timeline for receiving a check.

How to Build a Successful Online Cremation Business

Consumers rely on websites and apps for almost everything these days, so why would we expect anything different in the deathcare industry?

In the Age of Information, Misinformation About Cremation Recycling Just Doesn’t Cut It

The desire to always have the answer can be a slippery slope in any business, and plenty of people can make the mistake of regurgitating bad information in an effort to produce a response. Here's what you need to know.
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Staffing Crisis & Today’s Life Celebrations: Interview with Funeral Leader Jimmy Altmeyer Jr.

Jimmy Altmeyer Jr. is the president of Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, which now operates more than 40 funeral and cremation businesses across the East Coast.

The Whole World Was Watching: Long Island Firm Serves Family of Gabby Petito

Gabby Petito is a name everyone across the country — and the world — became familiar with after the 22-year-old disappeared during a cross-country van trip with her fiancé.