Why Cremation Is An Option To Consider As You Approach Your Senior Years
30 August 2017
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.
Things To Do With A Loved One's Wedding Ring Before Cremation
12 August 2017
When you're helping an elderly parent preplan his or her funeral, this family member may express an interest in being cremated. If so, you'll want to meet with a funeral director who can answer any questions that you may have about the cremation process. In many cases, your parent will express a desire to be cremated while wearing his or her wedding ring. Unfortunately, many crematoriums ask that such items are removed from a body before it is cremated, which can leave you in the position of coming up with some options to consider for the ring.
The Last Rodeo: Funeral Flowers For A True Cowboy Or Cowgirl
27 July 2017
Saying goodbye to a true cowboy or cowgirl is hard; make sure to pay tribute to a floral display that suits their western-flair and distinct personality. Talk with your florist to create something that reflects the person that has passed, in a tasteful way.
Some funeral flower ideas with western flair include:
A ten-gallon hat. What better send-off for a cowboy or cowgirl than a hat? Check out thrift stores for vintage felt cowboy hats, or talk to your florist about the possibility of having your arrangement displayed inside of this iconic cowboy symbol.
Keeping Your Loved One's Memory Alive
10 July 2017
If you recently lost a loved one, you are most likely distraught over the fact you will no longer be able to spend time with them when you wish. Many people like to take steps in keeping their loved one's memory in their minds to reflect upon whenever they wish. Try some of the following steps so you can remind yourself about the positive times you had spent with the person who had recently passed away.