As more and more families choose Cremation as their funeral choice, Cremation Scams and Fraudulent Practices are also on the rise. As with IRS scams and Banking scams, Cremation Scams are aimed at people 65 and older. Fraudsters and scammers attempt to take advantage of the sadness, grief and confusion many feel in the aftermath … Continue reading Beware of Cremation Scams
A Trying Time A loved one has passed away and you are the parent, guardian or family friend of a child who is grieving the loss of the same loved one, be it a sibling, parent, grandparent, or other person close to the child. You are faced with the daunting task of not only coming … Continue reading Explaining Cremation to a Child
What if a Loved One Passes Away Outside the United States? As we described in our Blog, “Direct Cremation”, sometimes called “Simple Cremation” or “Immediate Cremation” is when the cremation is performed soon after death, without a viewing, visitation or funeral service of any kind. Let’s say that you’ve arranged for your Direct Cremation and … Continue reading What if a Loved One Passes Away While Overseas?
Scattering ashes at sea has become more and more popular among families of the deceased. This type of ceremony is considered by many to be much more natural and soothing for your loved ones versus traditional, terrestrial burials. Shortly following the cremation and receipt of the ashes, you are ready to provide your loved one … Continue reading Scattering Ashes at Sea
“Direct Cremation”, sometimes called “Simple Cremation” or “Immediate Cremation” is when the cremation is performed soon after death, without a viewing, visitation or funeral service of any kind. Aspects of a Direct Cremation can include: The body is cremated immediately after death. This enables you to engage directly with a crematory service provider such as … Continue reading What is a Direct Cremation?
Cremation is not just about cost savings. It’s well-established that cremation is much more affordable than burial – and the cost gap will only widen as time goes on. However, Cremation enjoys other benefits when compared to burial: Acceptance by Many Faiths and Religions: With few exceptions, most faiths and religions have embraced Cremation as … Continue reading Cremation is Not Just About Cost Savings
This is a sensitive and personal question that has become increasingly common over the past 25 years. When deciding between Cremation and Burial, there are certain factors that you will need to consider: Religious Beliefs, Cost, and Environmental Impact. As with any such arrangements, the question of Cremation or Burial should be is asked before … Continue reading Should I Choose Cremation or Burial?