Funeral Home Selection

Funeral Home Selection Funeral planning, also referred to as funeral service planning, is a crucial aspect of planning a loved one's funeral. The funeral service...

Death Documents

Death Documents A loved one is one of the most important people in our lives, as they have touched our lives in some way or...

Compassion in the Workplace

Compassion in the Workplace Expressing Sympathy is a wonderful tool to have in the workplace, particularly when you are having difficulty with a certain colleague...

YOU ARE NOT ALONE

When your child has died, suddenly it seems like all meaning has been drained from your life. When you wake in the morning, it’s difficult...

ONLINE COMMUNITIES ONLINE SUPPORT

ONLINE COMMUNITIES ONLINE SUPPORT The Compassionate Friends offers “virtual chapters” through an Online Support Community (live chats). This program was established to encourage connecting and...

Poems for Pets

Poems for Pets POEMS For Loss of a Pet is a poem that was written by Dr. William W. Poet and published in 1916. It...
The Importance of Embalming

The Importance of Embalming

Embalming is the process of sanitizing and chemically treating the body of the deceased. This process reduces the presence and growth of microorganisms, retards the decomposition of the body, and restores an acceptable physical appearance. Embalming retards the decay of the body for a period of time which is often necessary to allow distant family members time to gather.

Pet Cremation and Burial

Pet Cremation and Burial How are pet cremation and burial different than traditional cremation? In this brief article, we will explore some of the similarities...