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Departing from the Traditional : There seems to be a trend for disposition that is moving away from the traditional funeral and burial and moving towards a commemoration of the life of the deceased. The Baby Boomer generation includes 78 million Americans, and represents 29.4% of the total U.S. population, according to the U. S. Census Bureau. I am not sure if its just a coincidence, but it appears that as this generation ages, its reputation for doing things differently Continue reading
Why Pre-plan? : Two thirds of the time I meet with the wife to make the burial arrangements for her husband. They had either neglected to make arrangements in advance or they purposely avoided the issue. Now she is faced with making the arrangements without him and may be facing needless anxiety and guilt. Not to mention the cost. Planning arrangements in advance though not the most popular of activities is one of the most important. There are Continue reading
The Cremation Process : Cremation today has become a popular option for final disposition. Recent surveys indicate cremation preference to be 30% as opposed to 5% in 1975. If you are considering cremation as your means of final disposition, there are a couple of videos I have found that are helpful to educate yourself about the process. See them below: The Process Of Modern Day Cremation Video 1 of 2 The Process Of Modern Day Cremation Video 2 of Continue reading
Mausoleum Can Be Affordable : Over the centuries that man has been around, there has always been mention of tombs instead of graves. The pyramids and the Taj Mahal are two examples of mausoleums. The Royal Mausoleum in London, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, George Washington’s burial place at Mount Vernon, are all examples of mausoleum. All are beautiful buildings, and because of their majesty, they are considered to be affordable by the wealthy. It is believed by many Continue reading