What Made Your Loved One Special

“As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss” In life and death, every person is cherished and has unique stories that define who they are as a person and the reason why they do what they do. These stories can be about a silly childhood memory, someone who impacted their…

What Are Our Options? Alternatives to Traditional Funerals

If a care team member asked you what you envision for your funeral, what would you say? Would it look like other services you have attended, perhaps held in a place of worship or a funeral home? Would you want a formal gathering, solemn in nature, with guests dressed in black? Or would you prefer…

The Hidden Value in Getting Your Affairs in Order

In our society today, the topic of death is considered taboo. The issue is avoided due to discomfort. Yet, funeral arrangements and people passing away continue to happen every day. While it’s understandable why we might steer away from the topic or not want to add additional stressors to our families by having those raw…

Top Three Myths about Pre-Planning

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett In life, we plan personal goals, phases of life, changes, and things related to our future. No matter the motivation, a common theme in planning is looking ahead in expectation. It also relieves stress and provides clear…

How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

Your funeral service is the only time a celebration will be held in your honor, yet you won’t be able to attend it yourself. This also means that you either have to make pre-arrangements, record your wishes, or rely on those closest to you to communicate your desires. Depending on the timing of the situation,…