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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5 Pandemic Positives

Posted on September 22nd, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Death, Funerals, Memorials
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It’s easy to focus on the negative side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. With so much death, loss and change, many grow discouraged. As we’ve covered in several recent blog posts, much has changed in the funeral industry as a result of the Coronavirus. But rather than discussing the negative, we challenge you to consider […]

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Choosing Funeral Flowers

Posted on September 15th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Cremation, Death, Funeral Flowers, Memorials
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Whether you are choosing a bouquet to honor the life of someone you lost, or are taking a dozen long stem roses as an expression of condolence, flowers speak more than words could ever express. Various funeral flowers symbolize many things. People around the world use them to express everything from joy to sadness, love, […]

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Death Masks & Funeral Customs

Posted on September 9th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Caskets, Coffins, Death, Funerals, Memorials
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The wearing of masks has become compulsory for everyone who wants to protect themselves from the Coronavirus pandemic (or otherwise go out in public). So, as you mull over which type of facial covering to don, consider this. People have worn death masks for centuries. They protect people from diseases, demons, wartime side effects, and […]

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How to Pay Your Respects without a Funeral Service

Posted on August 11th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Coronavirus, COVID-19, Funerals, Memorials
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Following the death of a loved one during these unprecedented times, regional guidelines may prohibit you from holding a memorial service. Traditionally, one of the most important steps in the healing processes is spending time in mourning, surrounded by supportive family and friends. However, don’t fret if you have not been able to honor the […]

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