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2018

Arlington Ladies Make Sure No Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman Is Buried Alone

Funerals at Arlington National Cemetery are full of ceremony, honor and military precision. The Arlington Ladies provide a personal touch to those who mourn and a comforting presence when fam

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2018

Featured FAQ: Does Social Security Provide Death Benefits?

The death of a loved one can put a strain on family finances. Social Security provides two types of death benefits for eligible surviving family members, including a lump sum payment and

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2018

Not Too Young or Too Old to Benefit from a Senior Center

While the main membership of most senior centers is sixty and over, today’s senior centers offer programs for all ages. From intergenerational programing to dementia awareness and other e

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2018

What’s All This About Bucket Lists?

Is there something you’ve always wanted to try but never had time or someplace you’ve always wanted to travel but couldn’t afford? Those are perfect items for your personal “bucket list.”

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2018

Who Can Authorize a Cremation?

Final disposition of a body is an important and personal decision, and cremation continues to grow in popularity. Before a cremation can take place, a cremation authorization form must be

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2018

Tombstone Tourism: Why People Visit Famous Cemeteries

Whether it’s a desire to visit the gravesites of famous people; to admire the beauty and stroll among the gardens; or to do genealogical or historical research; visiting well-known cemete

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2018

Featured FAQ: How Do I Start the Conversation About Advance Funeral Planning with My Elderly Relatives?

Discussing end-of-life plans with your elderly parents or relatives can be difficult, especially if you don’t even know how to broach the subject. But helping your elderly relatives pre-p

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2018

Lessons in Grief from the Animal Kingdom

Many animals are social creatures and like humans they create close bonds with others. We can’t know for sure what an animal thinks and feels, but many animals appear to experience grief

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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 ho

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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.

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