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Grief and the Death of an Elderly Loved One

Grief affects us all differently, especially when the one we lost was a huge part of our lives. After the loss of an elderly individual, grief can be a strange thing. On one hand they lived a full...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Thursday, June 25, 2020

5 Yoga Poses to Help Maintain your Health

Yoga is a great way to improve your health. Yoga offers you a good opportunity to stretch your muscles and work on balance; which are both important for staying healthy as you age. 1 in 4 seniors w...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Friday, June 5, 2020

Fending off Winter Depression

The Winter season is often associated with the joys of the holiday season. But those joys are often gone by the time we hit January and February. Unfortunately, we still have a long way to go befor...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, January 20, 2020

Why is Volunteering Important?

New York City is one of the busiest places in the world. In a city that is always very busy, it might surprise you that roughly 48% of residents engage in volunteer activities. Volunteering is one ...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, January 13, 2020

5 New Year's Resolutions You'll Actually Want to Stick to

Let’s face it, most people don’t stick to their New Year's Resolutions. Gym subscriptions go unused and Marie Kondo books go unopened. But rather than skipping the tradition of making a resolution ...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, December 16, 2019

The Holiday Season and Grief

The holidays are fast approaching, and 2019 is coming to a close. While this is a time of joy for many, it can also be a source of grief. For a lot of people, the holiday season is a yearly reminde...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, December 9, 2019

Men Showing Grief

It can often be hard for men to show emotions, especially in the face of pain and grief. There is a societal notion that one needs to “man up,” or shut down emotional pain. Keeping pain and feeling...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, October 28, 2019

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Forgiveness During Grief is Healing

Forgiveness is a powerful tool. It can reconcile many relationships, even those with people we have lost. Forgiveness is an important part of the healing process in overcoming the grief that surro...

Is Grief Good?

Living with grief can feel as though a great weight rests on our shoulders. Grieving can be a challenging experience. Although grief is brought upon us by loss and sorrow, is it truly a bad thing? ...

Customizing Your Loved One's Monument

When creating a monument for a loved one’s burial site, there are a lot of different options to consider. Customization can range from size and shape, to the color of the stone, and the finish on t...

Choosing Your Loved One's Funeral Clothing

When you are arranging a funeral for a loved one, the final clothing they will wear is one aspect that is often overlooked. The burial clothes that you choose can be one more way to present who the...

When Grief Goes Unacknowledged

Grief can be born out of a lot of different factors through life. A loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship, being diagnosed with a terminal illness, and other major life changes can bring o...

How Millenials Could Change Funeral Services in the Future

There are a lot of articles out there about how millennials are ruining certain industries because of economic or technological advances; but how are they affecting certain industries for the bette...

Returning to Work After the Death of a Loved One

The death of a loved one is often unexpected, and the grief can be devastating. While most jobs will give you some leave for bereavement, it often adds up to just a matter of a few days. The 3 or s...