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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.

Exploring the Natural Complications of the ‘WHYs’ of Funerals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Leader Contributor Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. I often say that when words are inadequate, have a ceremony. However,...
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Make My Donation Changing How People Memorialize Loved Ones

As more and more consumers turn to digital platforms to help them with all aspects of their lives, the deathcare industry is no exception to the rule.

‘Tell Me How to Grieve’: Thoughts on Leaning on Ceremony After a Death During...

Without a funeral, what are the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost or will lose a loved one during the pandemic, regardless of cause of death, supposed to do?

5 Unique Trends for Memorialization

As our society becomes more individualized and personalization options continue to multiply, you’re missing the mark if you’re still only offering the same services you’ve had for the past 20 years or more.

‘OK Boomer’ – What Funeral Directors Can Learn from This Viral Meme

Relative to the funeral business, what should we take from “OK Boomer”? What does it mean for the funeral industry as the largest generation in the history of the world enters their prime death years?

Coronavirus Services FAQ for Funeral Directors

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.

Obits Are Alive and Kicking — And Their True Power Is Digital

You’ll learn their full value when you discover what obituaries do, and what they mean to the people who read them.

Should You Advertise During COVID-19?

By Leader Contributor Glenn Gould, CEO of MKJ Marketing Being recognized represents a challenge for bank robbers, which is...

Pet Loss and COVID: How to Help Families During the Pandemic

While the world is full of “can’ts” right now, there are so many things loving pet parents and pet care professionals CAN be doing. Whether the timing is an end-of-life walk or the death is happening right now, pet parents still desire the experience of knowing they could still have a meaningful end in the loss of a precious and loved pet.