Mortuary Practice & COVID-19

Posted on March 27th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Funerals, Memorials
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If someone asks you to find an article or blog post written over the past several weeks not referencing the coronavirus, you would be hard-pressed to comply. The topic has been front-of-mind and top-of-tongue for virtually every person living on Planet Earth. This obsession includes the funeral industry. And while we deal with death on […]

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What Could Kill You Besides Coronavirus

Posted on March 19th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Funerals, Memorials, Pre-Planning, Suicide
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With businesses and school shuttering and media outlets covering Coronavirus stories nonstop, it’s easy to get caught up in fear and worry. After all, to date, there have been 244,526 cases of the illness worldwide and more than 10,000 deaths. The United States reports 13,622 cases and 189 deaths. But allow us to allay your […]

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Overdose: Part 2

Posted on March 6th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funerals, Overdose, Uncategorized
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In this blog post, part 2, we wrap up the series by discussing the signs of drug addiction so you can spot them before they result in a tragic overdose. Last week, we started a two-part series about Black Balloon Day, which is March 6, 2020. Click here to read the first entry. Part 2 […]

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FFC Black Balloon Day: Overdose & Grief

Posted on February 29th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Death, Funerals
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Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Black Balloon Day is March 6, 2020. A national and international event, the campaign is designed to bring awareness to death by overdose. This is a worthwhile endeavor. Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US, with 72,000 lethal drug overdoses in 2019. Opioid addiction […]

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Funeral Home Price Transparency

Posted on February 19th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Funeral Services, Funerals
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California Consumer Watchdog Groups complain that funeral homes across the Southland continually ignore regulations relative to price transparency. The only state with such code restrictions, California requires funeral directors to provide written prices for goods and services. Called Funeral Home Price Transparency, California legislation [Article 5.5 (7685 – 7685.6)] stipulates the following: Funeral Home Price Transparency […]

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