National Alzheimer’s Disease Month & Pre-Planning

Posted on November 3rd, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, End-Of-Life, Funerals, Memorials, Pre-Planning
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November is National Alzheimer’s Diseases Awareness Month. The campaign was created in 1983. It raises awareness and challenges the stigma about the disease, which impacts 5.4 million Americans and their families. Dementia is a concern for funeral homes. Although it attacks the brain rather than the body, it eventually claims the lives of its victims. […]

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Day of the Dead/Dia del Los Muertos

Posted on October 27th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funerals
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A popular form of Halloween décor in Mexico, as well as in parts of the United States, includes colorful skulls (Calaveras), associated with the Day of the Dead. Translated Dia de Los Muertos, the holiday coincides with Halloween because they both are celebrated around the same time each year. Also, each event honors people who […]

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Grief Care Package

Posted on October 20th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Children & Funerals, Death, Funeral Flowers, Funerals
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Across the country, COVID-19 restrictions limit the number of people who can attend funeral services. This is especially true in Southern California, where Foothill Funeral & Cremation is located. As a result, we need to adapt and learn how to support people who are grieving, even if we can’t show up in person. Of course, […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted on October 13th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funerals, Glendora
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Breast cancer claims the lives of roughly 43,000 women in America each year. Men also get the disease, although in much smaller numbers. Even so, approximately 520 men will die from breast cancer in America this year. In hopes of reducing the number of associated deaths, as a public service, we are dedicating this week’s […]

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Zombie Apocalypse

Posted on October 6th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Afterlife, Death, Fear of Death, Funerals
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Long before The Walking Dead premiered in 2010, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)posted blogs about how to prepare for a zombie apocalypse. Appearing every October, in celebration of Halloween, these posts were light-hearted attempts to encourage people to pay attention to an otherwise dull but important topic – disaster preparation. The idea […]

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