The Holiday Travel Season is Here. Do You Have a Plan?

Now that the Fall is upon us, our attention soon turns to the upcoming Holidays and planning our travel to visit family and friends. What if a Loved One passes away while traveling to visit family? As we described in our Blog, “Direct Cremation”, sometimes called “Simple Cremation” or “Immediate Cremation” is when the cremation …

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Who's Ashes Are Inside?

How Can I Be Sure That the Cremains in My Urn are Actually Our Loved One?

So long as you use a licensed and reputable crematory or Cremation Service, you can assume that the ashes or cremains placed in your urn are indeed your loved one. However, many of us have asked ourselves the question “Is he or she REALLY in there? How would I really know? Did the crematory make …

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What is Cremation Jewelry?

After a loved one has been cremated, there are many ways to treat the cremains: For example, you can place the cremains in an urn and display in your home or office. You can also choose to scatter your loved one’s ashes in the sea or in a location that was meaningful to your loved …

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Choosing an Urn for Cremains

As with all Cremation pre-planning, the time to choose an Urn for your loved one is well in advance. With the myriad of decisions that will bombard you and your family in the days following the passing of a loved one, Pre-Planning can bring a certain bit of peace to all involved. When it comes …

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Beware of Cremation Scams

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 …

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Travel Protection For Cremation

What if a Loved One Passes Away While Overseas?

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 …

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Scattering Ashes at Sea

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 …

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Simple Cremation

What is a Direct Cremation?

“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 …

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Cremation

Cremation is Not Just About Cost Savings

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 …

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