One of the major decisions when developing your own funeral pre-plan is whether to be cremated or have a full-body burial. It's estimated that more people will choose to be cremated than buried in 2015. There are a number of reasons why people choose cremation and here are the major points for you to consider when making your arrangements. 1. Your cremation may be less expensive than a full-body burial.
- Losing a child is one of the hardest things for a parent to experience. It can make you feel like a piece of yourself was lost with your child and it changes your outlook on life. After the funeral service, you have to face reality. It can be hard to move on when you do not know how to cope with the pain from your loss. Here are three ways to deal with losing a child.
- It's never easy to lose a love one, especially if their death came quickly and unexpectedly. As the next of kin to a spouse or parent, you may find yourself in charge of planning the funeral. In an already difficult time, worrying about funeral costs can seem daunting. How are you going to pay for high funeral expenses so quickly? However, you have more options than you think when it comes to paying for a loved one's funeral.
- Death often comes without warning. While many believe they are completely prepared for this event, the unfortunate reality is that many people simply aren't. One of the main areas of concern is life insurance. When a family members passes away with little or no life insurance, this can place a significant burden on the family. If you're a person dealing with this type of issue, knowing how to navigate your way through this difficult situation is important.
- When your loved one dies, part of the grieving process is to remember the great times in that person's life. Funeral homes are helping families to preserve and share these memories by creating memorial videos that include important photos and music. The funeral home staff can't do all the work alone, however. Family members need to find and share photos and include information that will help those viewing the video at the visitation or funeral service.