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2020

Virtual Playdates with Your Grandchildren

Missing your grandchildren during social distancing to avoid the spread of COVID-19? Virtual playdates can help dispel the isolation, deliver face-to-face time with your grandchildren, and provide a much-needed respite for parents who are juggling full-time childcare, home schooling, and careers all at the same time.

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2020

Get Outdoors This Summer for Your Health

Summer in New England is the perfect season to get outdoors, whether for a backyard BBQ, a day at the beach or an evening of stargazing. There are many benefits to safely spending time outdoors including getting fresh air, boosting Vitamin D, relieving stress and getting exercise. In these stressful times, being in nature can calm your nervous system and exposure to sunlight helps boost the serotonin levels in your brain which raises your energy and keeps your mood calm, positive, and focused.

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2020

Inspirational Quotes for Coping with Grief

Loss and grief are as much a part of our lives as joy and hope. When we lose someone we love, it’s often challenging to navigate our feelings in the midst of such a difficult journey. It’s important to know that you aren’t alone in the experience of loss and grief. Whatever stage of the grieving process you’re in, there are those who’ve come before you and offered their own words of wisdom to help you feel less alone, understand the process, and provide comfort.

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2020

Keohane Funeral Home in Phase III of the Governor’s Plan during COVID-19

The entire Keohane Funeral Home team has worked persistently to both care for families and protect the public health in the face of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. As we have implemented the guidelines of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and created our own adaptations and initiatives, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing safe and meaningful rituals for the families we serve.

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2020

Plant.Grow.Share. Continues to Feed Those in Need during COVID-19

While many aspects of our daily lives have changed during the coronavirus pandemic, one thing has not changed and that is the need for fresh food, especially for our neighbors in need. Plant.Grow.Share. continues to donate seedlings, offer gardening advice and encourage donation of fresh produce to our local food pantries.

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2020

What We Learned by Serving Families During COVID-19

One of the most important things we learned by serving families at this time is that the COVID-19 crisis has proven the value of advance planning and the importance of funeral rituals. Our team did amazing work caring for families during this time by providing safe and meaningful adaptations to the rituals that we rely on.

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2020

How to safely run errands during COVID-19

During the outbreak of COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises Americans to avoid shopping trips and to use drive-thru, pick-up or delivery options. But what if that’s not possible? Here are some suggestions on how to safely run errands, such as buying groceries or going to the pharmacy.

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2020

5 Ways to Stay Connected with Family and Friends When Staying at Home

Like most of the people around the country, you may be stuck inside due to social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s difficult to cope when we can’t be with others, especially during holidays and special occasions, and it gets lonely when we haven’t seen our friends and family in many weeks. But there are creative ways to stay connected with family and friends, even if you can’t meet face to face.

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2020

COVID-19 FUNERAL HOME UPDATE & INFORMATION

Today, in the face of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, our team remains steadfastly resolute in our commitment to caring for those who have died and, in an equally important way, those who survive them. To that end, our team is working diligently to respond compassionately, safely and efficiently to the needs of the communities we serve as we unite in the fight to contain this pandemic.

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2020

5 Tips for What to Do with a Loved One’s Belongings After the Funeral

Losing a loved one can be difficult and overwhelming. Following the funeral, one of the most challenging things is deciding what to do with your loved one’s belongings. This can be a heart-wrenching experience because you are sorting through pieces of that person’s life, and you may have memories attached to many of those items. As with grief, there are no right or wrong choices.

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