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  • Want To Be Cremated? Know How You Can Plan For It

    It is common these days for someone to plan their funeral before they pass away. While it isn't exactly an enjoyable thing to do, it is the best way to ensure that you have control over what happens when you die. It also takes the burden off of family members to make these decisions for you. If your decision is that you want to be cremated, here is what you need to know when planning your funeral.
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  • 3 Considerations About The Clothing Your Deceased Loved One Will Wear During Cremation

    When you choose to have a recently deceased family member placed in an open casket for the funeral service, you'll likely confer with other family members to select an outfit for the body to wear. However, when you opt for cremation, you may be unsure how to proceed regarding attire. While your funeral home director can help you to better grasp the process and how you need to proceed, it's useful to have a basic understanding of the clothing aspect of cremation.
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  • Tips For Stress-Free Afterlife Service Planning

    Death is an accepted part of life but this doesn't mean it's any less stressful. To the people who are left behind, dealing with various aspects of a person's death can be difficult. As if having to grieve isn't enough, friends and loved ones also have to see to it that the deceased gets an appropriate send-off. To handle all of this can put a lot of stress on family members and result in conflicts due to different opinions on what should be done.
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  • Tips For Dealing With Your Spouse's Decision To Be Cremated

    As you and your spouse age, it's a good idea to begin preplanning your funeral. Even if you hope to live many more years, having some plans put down on paper will make it easier for the surviving spouse in the event of one's passing, as well as your children, as they collectively work to organize your funeral. When it comes to choosing burial or cremation, not all spouses will agree on the preferred method.
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  • Choosing The Right Funeral Home For Your Loved One

    When planning a funeral for your loved one, you'll want to make sure that you choose a funeral home that can meet your needs. Whether you want to begin planning for your entire family's future needs or you need to arrange a funeral for a loved one who has just passed, use this guide to find the location that works for you. Location It's important to find a funeral home that is conveniently located.
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  • Tips For Helping A College Student Through The Loss Of A Loved One

    The loss of a loved one is going to be painful and difficult for any human being. For college students, a great loss presents its own set of challenges on top of grief itself. Follow these tips to help a college student through practical matters like attending the funeral and other struggles he or she will inevitably face in the aftermath of a loved one's death: Offer to help with Planning the Funeral
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  • How Funeral Homes Can Help You Through The Five Stages Of Grief

    We all deal with grief differently, and there is no doubt that the same death can impact two people very differently. No matter how close you are to the person who has passed away, you may experience deep, sudden grief or a more gradual sadness. No matter the case, it is helpful to understand how grief often occurs. It was Elisabeth Kubler-Ross who established the concept of the five stages of grief in a book she wrote in the 1960s.
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  • Planning On Cremation? Helpful Suggestions For Choosing The Right Memorial Service

    If you've decided to be cremated at a place like Danks-Hinski Funeral Home, there are still some plans that will need to be made. Choosing to be cremated is a very private matter. However, your family may want to have a say in how the cremation services are carried out. Once you've passed away, your family will want the opportunity to grieve, and to say their last goodbyes to you. While you're planning your cremation, it's important that you plan the rest of the services, as well.
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  • 3 Things to Do Now for End of Life Planning

    No one likes to think about their own death, but taking a small amount of time to do so now can save your family a world of heartache and effort later. Fortunately, many of things you need to do to handle end of life planning only require a small initial investment of time, then they can be maintained with little effort going forward. Here are some things to consider setting up.
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  • Why Cremation Is An Option To Consider As You Approach Your Senior Years

    Many people prefer the option of cremation over burial, but it is often especially appealing to seniors. Cremation provides more flexibility when it comes to dealing with your body and the service that follows your death. If you choose a traditional burial, you are on a tighter schedule. When you're cremated, you can have a memorial months later if necessary. Here's a look at why cremation could be an option you want to consider when you are in your senior years.
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