We originally came to Florida to conduct our Naples seminar, but now we are secluded in our condo overlooking the beach and a hotel pool. The Florida weather is beautiful, but no one is able to fully enjoy it, as confirmed cases of COVID-19 increase every day, causing consumers’ fears and anxieties to heighten as well.
With the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak being felt across the nation, many funeral directors are concerned about being able to meet with families in person to make arrangements.
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.
It’s an uncertain time, but we’ve got some answers to help you guide your families on the right choice for a funeral service.
As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across the world and our country, funeral professionals are rushing to find answers and solutions to ensure the safety of both their employees and the families they serve.
For over nine years, tech company OneRoom has been live streaming funeral and memorial services to friends and loved ones who are unable to attend in person.
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.
Here’s a look at some interesting recent stories about the deathcare industry that are making their rounds.
With over 40 years of consolidation, many independent funeral businesses find themselves with a collection of brand names. Certainly, when making an acquisition, the inclination is to keep the acquired firm’s name — after all they were a successful business, and you paid a lot for it, so why make a change that could undermine the firm’s reputation in the community?
By Leader Contributor Liz Eddy, CEO of Lantern “We need to do something about death.”