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Facing the Future Together: Tips for End-of-Life Planning Talks

Facing the Future Together: Tips for End-of-Life Planning Talks

Navigating the conversation about end-of-life arrangements requires delicacy, understanding, and a professional approach. As a funeral industry professional, your role in facilitating these discussions is crucial. This guide, courtesy of the Arkansas Funeral Directors...

Addiction Treatment Help

Addiction Help is the only addiction and mental health website founded by a board-certified addiction specialist, a long-time recovering addict, and the spouse of an addict. They provide reliable information about addiction and recovery to guide addicts and their...

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Death and Social Media

What the families you serve need to know.By Jessica A. Koth Since Elon Musk took the helm of the social media platform. Recently, he made headlines again, but this time, his actions may be impacting the families you serve. In May, Musk announced that Twitter would be...

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Grief Brief: Loneliness

Yesterday my brother came to dinner, and our topic of conversation drifted to his recent loss. During our conversation, he said he could handle the loneliness but couldn’t handle being without his wife. I thought our conversation would be an excellent introduction to...

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4 Things You Need to Know About Planning Your Own Funeral

At the Arkansas Funeral Directors Association, we know that funeral planning is the last thing people want to do when grieving the loss of a loved one. As such, planning your own funeral is one of the best gifts you can give your loved ones. By planning your funeral...

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Pushing Up Daisies: Videos v. Journaling

I often write about the healing power of journaling when it comes to grief recovery. When my grandson died, I found that writing and prayer were the most successful recovery techniques that I practiced. They not only brought me comfort, but they also helped me heal....

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How to Honor a Loved One’s Memory on Social Media

When a beloved family member passes away, it is important to remember and honor them in the best way that we can. One of the most common ways to do this is through social media posts, as many people now use these platforms as their primary means of communication and...

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4 Healing Habits to Help You Through Grief

Grief doesn’t just break your heart. Grief also causes real physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. In the weeks and months after a loss, you may have a hard time concentrating, sleep too much or too little, and struggle to find the motivation to complete daily...

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Dealing with Grief of Losing a Loved One During the Holidays

If you’ve recently lost a loved one, you know that the holidays are especially difficult. Holidays are a time where everyone is supposed to be happy. You may feel like you have to put on a false smile and join in traditional celebrations even though you don’t feel...

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Best Practices for Financing Long-Term Care

We can lose a loved one from all sorts of reasons. Surviving Day One is a grief resource that looks at how to continue forwards with purpose and meaning after the devastating loss of a loved one.Read the article below and more at SurvivingDayOne.com....

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Surviving Day One

We can lose a loved one from all sorts of reasons. Surviving Day One is a grief resource that looks at how to continue forwards with purpose and meaning after the devastating loss of a loved one.Read the article below and more at SurvivingDayOne.com...

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