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2019

What Do I Do if a Death Occurs Out of Town?

It can be a difficult time when a loved one dies, but when the death occurs away from home, it can be even more complicated and stressful. Nowadays, people tend to spend extended time awa

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2019

Who is the Funeral for – the Dead or the Living?

While the funeral honors the person who has died, the benefits of participating in the rituals surrounding a funeral are most important for those left behind. Funerals are ceremonies that

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2019

How to Help a Grieving Friend or Relative

When someone close to you experiences a loss, you naturally want to support that person and let him or her know that you care, but it can be difficult to know what to say or what to do. T

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2019

Watch Out for Death-Related Scams

Research shows that vulnerability to a scam is highest in the three years after a major stress, such as a death in the family. After losing a loved one, survivors can be emotionally vulne

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2019

What is the Difference Between a Funeral Service and a Memorial Service?

Some people use the terms funeral service and memorial service interchangeably leading to some confusion on the issue. However, there is a distinct difference between the two. A funeral s

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2018

Handling Difficult Anniversaries After a Death

After the loss of a loved one, feelings of loss can reemerge on the anniversary of your loved one’s death or other special days throughout the year, such as birthdays, holidays, or weddin

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2018

The Most Helpful Apps for Seniors

Smartphones and other smart devices have become part of everyday life for most people – including seniors! Oder adults can use their apps for their smart devices to help track medications

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2018

Featured FAQ: Why Do People Pre-plan Funerals?

The number one reason people plan in advance for a funeral is peace of mind. Those who preplan achieve this knowing that they will not be a burden to their families; that

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2018

Five Ways to Honor the Service Men and Women in your Life

On November 11 we will observe Veteran’s Day – a day to celebrate and honor every soldier – past, present, liv

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2018

How to Recognize, Prevent and Address Elder Abuse

No matter what age, everyone is entitled to be treated with kindness, respect and compassion. Unfortunately, elder abuse is a widespread problem and hundreds of thousands of adults over t

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