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How to be a More Efficient Funeral Home with Body Donation

Over the past few years, the funeral industry has seen declining profits. Families are opting for lower-cost services and cremation to save money. In fact, the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) reported that the average funeral home’s profit has declined by 37%. As a business, funeral homes have had to find ways to streamline operations, […]

Strategic Body Donation Partnerships for Funeral Homes

Funeral homes face rising costs and competitive pressures at the same time that clients opt more frequently for lower-cost services such as cremation. Cremations have outpaced burials for the past five years, and predictions from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) indicate cremation will make up 80% of the funeral services marketplace by 2035. A […]

Can Hospice Patients Get State Help with Funeral Costs?

More than 1.7 million people in the U.S. were served through hospice care in 2020, the most recent reporting year. While patients receive high-quality medical and emotional support during end-of-life, many families need help with funeral expenses when the time comes. There are a few programs that can help. Some state and local governments provide […]

Helping Patient’s Loved Ones Find Burial Assistance for the Uninsured

The cost of a funeral is probably the last thing you’ll want to think about when someone you love falls seriously ill, has a life-threatening illness, or is entering end-of-life. Hopefully, an insurance policy is in place, or you have the resources to pay for funeral costs. However, only some families can do so. On […]

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