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What are appropriate ways of expressing sympathy?

When a friend has suffered a loss, it’s sometimes difficult to know how to help. Funeral professionals tell us there is no substitute for a sincere, heart-felt expression of sympathy. Attend the funeral if you can – your presence will be a great comfort to those who are grieving. It’s not necessary to say much […]

How can I understand my grief, and get help?

Sometimes, grief can be so overwhelming that even normal responses can leave a person feeling as though they are going crazy. The best way to cope is to recognize grief as a normal reaction to death. Draw on the support of friends and family, and share your honest feelings. You should be able to mention […]

What are the appropriate ways of expressing sympathy?

When a friend has suffered a loss, it’s sometimes difficult to know how to help. Funeral professionals tell us there is no substitute for a sincere, heart-felt expression of sympathy. Attend the visitation and funeral if you can – your presence will be a great comfort to those who are grieving. It’s not necessary to […]

How can I prearrange my funeral?

One of the benefits of prearranging a funeral is that you don’t have to make planning decisions in a hurry. You will have the luxury of being able to talk to a number of funeral homes before deciding on the one you are most comfortable with. Draw up a “short list” of two or three […]

What are some of the benefits of advanced planning?

Many individuals have found that planning for this eventuality in advance makes the process easier, since funeral arrangements made after the death of a loved one can be an emotional and stressful experience. Advanced Planning can also make the funeral service more personal and meaningful for survivors because the wishes of the deceased are made […]