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How To Plan a Fitting Memorial for the Departed

The one-year anniversary after the death of a loved one is always a difficult date to handle emotionally. As you grieve, think about ways to pay tribute to your departed loved one with a beutiful memorial.

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Danse Macabre: Dealing With Death in the 14th Century

As we deal with COVID-19 in the present day, we can look to the past to see how our ancestors used laughter to deal with tragedy. During the plague, paintings of dancing skeletons - the dance macabre - were very popular.

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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.

Category: Loss

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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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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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Grief, Faith, and Coronavirus: How the Pandemic Has Changed End-of-Life Religious Practices

With stay-at-home orders in place due to coronavirus, end-of-life practices have received a drastic upheaval. Religious officials from almost every faith are finding creative ways to offer end-of-life care.

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Helping a Grieving Loved One

Helping a loved one through the grieving process can be a seriously trying time - for you and them. Understanding grief is key to providing the appropriate love and care to someone suffering such a painful loss.

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Ways To Honor Those You’ve Lost

When we lose someone, we often want to come up with a way to properly memorialize them and honor their memory. Here are some simple yet powerful ways to pay your respects to your dearly departed friends and family.

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How To Avoid Outlawing Grief

'Outlawed grief' is when one person makes another feel their grief is unwelcome. Even the best-intentioned turns of phrase can cause harm. Avoiding outlawing grief will keep those in mourning from feeling like a burden.

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