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Closing the Bank Account of a Loved One
When death occurs in the family, there are a lot of moving parts and important paperwork to keep track of. It is important to make sure that the monetary assets in the bank accounts of your loved ...Read More >>
What to Look For in A Grief Counselor
The passing of a loved one can be a devastating ordeal. The grief and pain of loss can, at times, seem unbearable. Many people, after the death of someone close, need some extra guidance in naviga...Read More >>
Can You Make it to the Wake?
When someone passes away, it is expected for friends and family alike to gather to say their final farewells. Many people understand the solemn obligation of attending a funeral or wake; but some ...Read More >>
On the First Anniversary of a Death
The year after the death can be difficult. The impact that the passing of a loved one can have on your life can be immense. The anniversary of a death can be a hard day to deal with. Grief over a ...Read More >>
Personalizing a Funeral
When a loved one passes away, it is important to most families families to personalize the service as a proper tribute to them. While there are a number of different options for making your loved ...Read More >>
Writing a Eulogy
When a loved one dies, you may want to write a eulogy for them. Writing a eulogy for someone is a chance to share your personal memories about them. It is a way to highlight how meaningful your lov...Read More >>
Why People Wear Black to a Funeral
In most parts of the world today, it is customary to wear black or dark clothing to a funeral or wake. This practice is commonplace today, but throughout history and across many cultures, this has ...Read More >>
The Importance of Sending Flowers
Since ancient times, flowers have been a vital part of burial rites, going as far back as 60,000 BCE. While ancient peoples did not have as intricate floral arrangements, or flowers grown specifica...Read More >>
10 Inspirational Quotes for Eulogies
When writing a eulogy for a loved one who has passed, it can be difficult to find the right words. It is a challenge to capture the essence of your dearly departed in a speech, especially while cou...Read More >>
How do Children Cope with Loss at Different Ages?
Everyone handles the concept of death differently; especially children. At different ages, children may experience loss in different ways, as they develop a deeper understanding of death and they ...Read More >>