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The Power of Funeral Rituals

The funeral process provides closure and allows friends and loved ones to say a final goodbye. In a way, we can look at funerals as a ritual. A ritual is a repeated pattern of behavior performed at specified times. Rituals have historically been cultural and religious, much like traditions, however there has been a la...READ MORE

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Grief Myths Busted

Grief is a weird thing. It's one of those feelings that's hard to put your finger on, yet can linger in the background of your life making things feel 'off' or challenging. Grief is a normal response to loss. When you've lost something that matters to you and you're trying to reconcile, the doo...READ MORE

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2020 Holiday Memorial Livestream Replay

2020 has certainly been a difficult year for so many. Typically, children would be able to sit on Santa's lap and make arts and crafts during our Cocoa with Santa event. And families for those who passed during the year would be able to physically attend the memorial event for a final reading of loved ones names w...READ MORE

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5 Ways to Hold Funeral Services While Practicing Social Distancing

This year, we’ve seen so many local businesses changing the way they operate on a daily basis, including funeral homes. During the initial coronavirus outbreak, many families were unable to hold funerals for their loved ones due to quarantine and chose to postpone services until restrictions were lifted. Now, many fun...READ MORE

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How to Deal with Grief During the Holidays

Is this your first holiday season without your mom, grandpa, or other loved one? If so, it may be harder to find joy this Christmas and New Years. While dealing with grief during the holidays isn’t fun, you can do several things to alleviate the pain as you go through the motions. Here, we’ve compiled some of our best...READ MORE

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