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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Pandemic Pre-Planning

Posted on May 19th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Caskets, Coronavirus, Death, End-Of-Life, Pre-Planning, Uncategorized
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Part 2 of a 2-Part Series This week, we conclude our two-part series about pandemic pre-planning. To read part one, click here. We started the series because we have recently fielded numerous calls from people who are concerned about repercussions of COVID-19 relative to their end-of-life planning. One way to make sure you take care of your family […]

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Pandemic Pre-Planning

Posted on May 13th, 2020
Posted by Manny Godoy under Burial, Death, Fear of Death, Pre-Planning, Uncategorized
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(Part 1 of a 2-Part Series) We have recently fielded lots of calls from people who are concerned about repercussions of COVID-19 relative to their end-of-life planning. With death featured so prominently in the news, we can’t escape thoughts about what would occur if it happens to us. And after working in the funeral industry […]

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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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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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