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A Few Common Misconceptions About Funerals

When it comes to burying a loved one, there are definitely traditions in every culture. But that doesn't mean you have to follow them. Keep in mind that while death is complicated, the funeral doesn't have to be.

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Unusual Funeral Customs From Around the World

Nearly every culture on the planet holds funerals for the deceased, but some mourning customs might seem downright strange to those outside that civilization. Here are some unique traditions from across the globe.

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A Checklist of Steps To Follow After a Loved One Passes

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always tough. Nevertheless, there's still business to attend to, from funeral arrangements to notifying others. At a loss of what to do after a loss? Follow this checklist.

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Dying as They Lived: Unique Funerals Through History

While funerals are typically a somber time of quiet reflection, they don't have to be if the departed didn't want theirs to be. Here are some celebrity funerals that were creative tributes to those who passed.

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The Call for Compassion in the Age of COVID-19

In the age of COVID, many of us are anxious about our health, our loved ones, even the economy. Practicing empathy and compassion towards your fellow humans will help all of us get through this pandemic together.

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Sitting Shiva in the Age of Coronavirus

Coronavirus has impacted everything, even how the Jewish community experiences mourning. In the wake of COVID, sitting Shiva has gone online, switching to Zoom or Skype and adjusting how mourners process their loss.

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Embalming: An Ancient Art in Modern Times

Embalming is one of those things we know gets done, but we rarely think about. From its ancient origins to its popularization in America after the death of President Lincoln, it has a rather interesting history.

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Grief Etiquette in the COVID-19 Age

Losing a loved one during COVID-19 can make a tough time even more difficult. The memorial industry, like most others, has been been changed by coronavirus.  And so too have etiquette norms for the bereaved.

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Consider Sustainability When Making Funeral Arrangements

Death is an uncomfortable subject, but for many, it can be an opportunity to give back to the world one last time. From eco-caskets to being "turned into a tree", there are a variety of options for sustainability.

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Social Distancing and Grief: Funerals in the Age of Coronavirus

COVID-19 quarantine has upended the funeral business. That makes the grieving process even more difficult, but death care workers are coming up with alternative ways for mourners to celebrate the departed's life.

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