Category: End of Life Planning

A Funeral Director’s Life: From Traditional Family Funeral Home to Online Cremations

Even though he never considered joining his family’s funeral home business as a career, Eric Kersey acknowledges that — in his own estimation — he has “embraced it.” His evolution from traditional funeral director to a family care specialist for Tulip Cremation, a five-year-old service specializing in online cremation planning, also exemplifies key shifts in…

Paid or Unpaid, U.S. Caregivers Represent a “Cornerstone of Society”

Whether they are loving family members or paid healthcare and social services professionals, the dedicated individuals who identify as U.S. “caregivers” represent profoundly significant sources of support to anyone who is sick or nearing the end of life. According to recent data, the number of paid and unpaid caregivers continues to grow, the stresses and…

Show Some Love for Alzheimer’s Professionals & Caregivers

Valentine’s Day kicks off National Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Education Week February 14-21. This Valentine’s Day, take a moment to send warm thoughts to Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, practitioners, caregivers, and family members. The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) promotes a week-long education and awareness campaign each year. It can be challenging…

Resources for Veteran Families

All Veterans deserve to receive benefits that they have earned by faithfully serving our country. Below, you will find a variety of resources to help you find the information you need. Applications Application for Burial Benefits Application for Headstone or Marker Application for American Flag Application for Presidential Memorial Certificate Request for Military Record Application…