Friday, August 19, 2022

Leading Change at Your Funeral Home? Here Are 7 Tips to Make the Change...

Changing daily habits at work can disrupt everything we’re used to — and, in the short-term, change can push us completely outside our comfort zones. But in many situations, change is necessary.

Why You Should Care About Your Firm’s Website Accessibility

Is your firm at risk for accessibility-related litigation? More and more funeral homes across North America are dealing with lawsuits focusing on their websites.

Program Announced for CANA’s 104th Cremation Innovation Convention

Based on advance registrations, the Cremation Association of North America’s 104th Cremation Innovation Convention in Atlanta, Georgia is the place to be this August!

Permission to Grieve: Virtual Workshop with Glenda Stansbury

On Tuesday, May 24, at 4 p.m. CT, the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) and Glenda Stansbury offer a workshop webinar to show you what the power of your presence can bring to families.

Grief Is Not a Disorder: My Position on the New “Prolonged Grief Disorder” Diagnostic...

Psychiatrists and other mental health professionals can now, at their discretion, diagnose an adult patient with “prolonged grief disorder,” or PGD, one year or more after the death of someone loved (just six months for children).

NFDA Introduces the 2022-23 Class of the National Emerging Leaders Program

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is proud to announce the funeral service professionals who have been selected to participate in the 2022-23 National Emerging Leaders Program.

Top 5 Social Media Marketing Mistakes & How Your Funeral Home Can Fix Them

Keeping up with social media marketing trends isn’t at the very top of the priority list for funeral homes, I know this. But there are a few quick ways you can make sure you’re not making common, easy-to-fix mistakes.

Prolonged Grief Disorder Added to the DSM-5: Here’s What You Need to Know

As of March 2022, the revised edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) features the notable (and somewhat controversial) inclusion of what the medical community has termed prolonged grief disorder (PGD).

What Could Possibly Go Wrong in the Preproom?

This March 15th, Funeral Professional Peer Support (FPPS) and the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) open the monthly peer support meeting with discussion geared toward what happens in the preproom.

Make Waves at the 2022 NFDA Professional Women’s Conference

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) invites women in the funeral service profession to make waves at its 2022 Professional Women’s Conference, April 29-May 1, at The Confidante Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.