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7 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Funeral Homes Services

When it comes to making any large purchase, price is always a consideration. Most people want to secure the very best deal they can, but it’s important to do your homework and understand exactly what that price includes. That same principle applies to selecting a funeral home package – sometimes the cheapest price doesn’t give […]

3 Ways the Funeral Home Can Help When the Service is Over

 In the days immediately following the death of a loved one, you’re busy making funeral arrangements, writing an obituary and accepting condolence messages. But what happens when the funeral is over?That’s often when the reality of the death sinks in and the need for grief support is the most intense. It’s also when the funeral […]

3 Questions about Cremation You Probably Didn’t Know to Ask

Sponsored By: McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation Between 2000 and 2015, the cremation rate in the U.S. almost doubled. The Cremation Association of North America projects the cremation rate will reach 54.3 percent by 2020 – up from 48.6 percent in 2015. If you are considering cremation, it is important to get all the facts when […]

How a Funeral Director Can Ease the Stress of Funeral Planning

 Sponsored By: McAlister-Smith Funeral & CremationWeddings, birthdays, anniversaries – these are all special occasions worth planning for. Funerals are a special occasion too. While the emotions are vastly different, they require no less attention than our happiest times.If you have ever planned an event, you know that even the smallest ones require attention to detail. […]

6 Tips for Having ‘The Talk’ Over the Holidays

Sponsored By: McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation Now is the time to celebrate holiday traditions, whether that means you’re baking grandma’s special cookies or attending a church service. This year, why not use that time of family togetherness to have a crucial discussion? If you have aging parents and loved ones, take some time this season […]