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2017

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Sure, the holidays are joyful, but the stresses of the holiday season can be overwhelming at times. Between shopping for presents; decorating the house; cooking and baking; and all the holiday parties, we can forget what the holidays are really about – being with our loved ones!

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2017

Senior Centers Help Older Adults Stay Active, Healthy and Connected

Senior centers aren’t just for playing cards and bingo anymore. Today’s senior centers are hubs of activity offering fitness classes, tasty meals, fun trips, health information and more. Studies have shown that senior center participants have higher levels of health, social interaction, and life satisfaction compared with their peers.

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2017

Documentary Provides Insightful Look into the Art of Writing Obituaries

Obits used to be dry, dull reports but not anymore. Today’s obituaries strive to educate and entertain readers. The job of an obituary writer is a quest to discover as much as possible about the life of the person he or she is covering – all in one day’s work. The documentary, Obit. Life on Deadline, directed by Vanessa Gould, takes viewers through a typical day in the life of the team of obituary writers at the New York Times.

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2017

Why We Are Funeral Directors

Funeral service is first and foremost about relationships. At Keohane Funeral Home, our funeral directors have a passion for serving families in an exceptional manner. We do this by listening without judgment, being authentic, and knowing when to smile. As a family owned funeral home, we pride ourselves on simply treating each and every family as if it were our own.

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2017

Annual Coat Drive Happening Now: Gently Used Coats Needed to Provide Warmth for the Winter!

Help us provide warmth to the needy during our sixth annual coat drive, underway now through the end of November. Because of your generosity, we have already provided more than 1,500 gently used coats to our neighbors in need – let’s keep the tradition going!

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2017

Featured FAQ: How Do I Write an Obituary?

The obituary page of a newspaper is one of the most well-read sections of the paper because the obituaries feature people that the readers knew and loved or were important to the community. An obituary is a significant record not only for the death and funeral notice but as documentation of a life lived. It is a vital historical record as well, especially when researching family genealogy.

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2017

Five Tips for Seniors to Guard Against Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in America, and it’s on the rise especially for the senior population. Although anyone can be a victim of identity theft, scammers tend to prey on senior citizens who are often more trusting of strangers and may have accumulated more income over the years than the younger population.

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2017

Plant.Grow.Share. Needs You! Bring Your Fresh Produce to Your Local Food Pantry

Plant.Grow.Share. is an initiative to provide fresh and healthy food to our local food pantries and to encourage local gardeners to help feed the hungry in our community. It is a collaboration between Keohane Funeral Homes, the Weymouth Food Pantry and Interfaith Social Services.

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2017

Flowers Help Personalize a Funeral

Sending flowers is a tangible way of expressing sympathy to the family of a deceased loved one. Flowers can help celebrate the life of the deceased, provide comfort, and lift the spirits. They are a touching tribute, showing the bereaved in full color how much their loved one meant to others. Whether sent to the funeral home for the service or directly to the bereaved, flowers are a reminder that you are thinking of them in their time of sorrow.

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2017

Make Summer Memories with the Whole Family

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy – the perfect time to get extended family together, spend time with multiple generations and make memories that last a lifetime. Get everyone involved – from Grandma Mary to the new baby!

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