Sunday, June 16, 2024

How to Explain 3 Disposition Eco-Myths to Your Community

Today our culture is more aware of the extreme climate emergency our planet is facing than ever before, and for good reason. Decades of bad business practices among billion-dollar industries, denial of scientific evidence by lawmakers, and general lack of awareness have pushed the risks of global warming to a breaking point.

Fur-ever Friends: Pet Loss Tips Every Firm Can Use

When a pet dies, it can feel similar to losing a family member. As families grapple with the loss of their beloved pet, they also are unsure how to move forward, wondering what, if anything, they should do to honor their pet’s life.

How Aesthetics and Perceived Value Impact Your Funeral Business

For years, funeral industry professionals and the general public alike have turned to cremation as a “cheap option” when it comes to disposition. However, we are beginning to see an expansion in how the deathcare industry is framing cremation for families.

Leader Links: How We’re All Coping

With COVID-19 dominating our news cycles, changing our daily routines, and heavily impacting the funeral industry, here’s a look at how different industry leaders across the country are handling the pandemic.

Win Over Pet Lovers and Build Your Brand

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.

Record Everything. The Service is Too Important to Miss.

A funeral service shouldn’t be a one-time performance. It’s important for families and guests to be able to watch a service recording in their own time — either because they couldn’t congregate at your funeral home to attend services in person, couldn’t watch live, or they want to watch the service again at a later time as part of their grieving journey.

Future of “A Tree to Remember” Program Includes New Partnerships, More Transparency

Over 3,189,683 memorial trees have already been planted through “A Tree to Remember,” offering families another way to honor their loved ones in a more permanent way — and a new partnership will expand the reach of these environmentally conscious memorial gifts.

Reflections of a 9/11 Widow: I Feel a Peacefulness Now

We’re still healing. Central to our healing from traumatic events is continuing to talk about them openly and support one another.

Creating and Facilitating Virtual End-of-Life Events

The teams at LifeWeb 360 and New Narrative have co-created a free, step-by-step resource guide for funeral directors on how to create virtual gatherings to keep communities together during social distancing.

How to Use Personalized Products to Enhance Your Funeral Aftercare Program

Many funeral homes are feeling the pinch of staff shortages following the pandemic. This makes prioritizing to-do lists while maintaining excellent service to families more important than ever.