Hospice & Palliative Care

Posted on February 12th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, End-Of-Life, Funerals
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Hospital staff say that family and friends of patients sometimes refuse hospice or palliative care. They do so with the mistaken belief that the treatment will usher in the end of life. However, that is far from the case. Doctors recommend both types of care only after reaching the conclusion that curative treatment options no […]

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Fear of Death

Posted on January 10th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Afterlife, Death, End-Of-Life, Fear of Death, Pre-Planning
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A new Amy Adams movie centers around the common yet somewhat irrational fear of entering open or crowded spaces or even simply leaving the house, agoraphobia. But thousands of people suffer from a lesser known but equally alarming phobia, the fear of death, AKA Thanatophobia. While many, if not most, people are afraid to die, people […]

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Afterlife: What Happens When You Die

Posted on October 8th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Afterlife, Burial, Death, End-Of-Life, Mortuary
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Existential questions have plagued mankind since the days of Adam and Eve. Working in the funeral industry, we often encounter people who wonder what happens after death. Of course, answers to the question are often tied to religious and philosophical beliefs. While we can unequivocally explain what happens to your body scientifically and practically when […]

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The 5 Best Buried Alive Movies

Posted on August 6th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, End-Of-Life
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A common fear many people have about death is that they’ll be buried alive. Television shows, books and movies reinforce the false narrative that this occurs often. Story lines convince us that our chances of experiencing the living nightmare are much greater than reality confirms. History of Vivisepulture Known in the industry as “premature burial,” […]

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Hospice: What to Expect

Posted on July 12th, 2019
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, End-Of-Life, Funerals, Uncategorized
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In our line of work as funeral directors, we regularly encounter death. Such is not the case for most members of the general public. In fact, many Americans treat the subject with kid gloves, fearful they could bring on their own demise with the mere mention of the word. But if talking about death and […]

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