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Why Do We Wear Black to a Funeral?

Why Do We Wear Black to a Funeral?

Why do people wear black to funerals? Am I expected to wear black black to a funeral? These are common questions that arise when attending a funeral or planning for a loved one who has recently passed.

February 23, 2018

End of Life Guides by State

End of Life Guides by State

This page can guide you to information regarding end-of-life planning. Death Certificates, advance directive forms, digital estate laws, organ donation, probate and legal rights vary on a state-by-state basis.

November 17, 2016

9 Tips to Help a Grieving Friend

9 Tips to Help a Grieving Friend

When your friend is dealing with the loss of a loved one what they need most is comfort, support and care. Obviously you can’t take away the pain, but you can provide the support and comfort your friend needs by considering the following tips.

November 28, 2016

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Supporting Seniors Who Have Recently Lost a Spouse

Supporting Seniors Who Have Recently Lost a Spouse

in Grief and Mourning

When a spouse dies, the surviving spouse goes through a drastic change in his or her life. In order to move through grief, the individual needs a system of support that includes family and friends.

Finding Forgiveness

Finding Forgiveness

in Grief and Mourning

The issue of forgiveness frequently comes up in grief. If you find yourself attracting a lot of rude behavior from others, chances are you need to do some forgiveness work. How do you release your anger or your self-blame?

The Physicality of Grief

The Physicality of Grief

in Grief and Mourning

Grief is often described as a normal emotional response to loss. Michelle Peticolas explores the broader physicality and physical consequences of grief. Focusing on the body can provide relief and release from grief energy that builds up in the body.

What is Cremation?

What is Cremation?

in Funeral Planning

Cremation is the process in which a deceased person is reduced to the basic elements and bone fragments through high flames and heat.