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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, […]

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 […]

What Is the Cost of Cremation vs. Burial for Your Hospice Plan of Care

When your loved one enters hospice care, it is an emotional and challenging time. While your focus is on making your family member comfortable and taking care of them during their time in hospice, you will also need to think about arrangements for after they pass. As part of your hospice care plan, you will […]

How to Donate a Body to Science

Did you know that 95% of Americans favor human organ and tissue donation, but only half are registered donors? Additionally, the latest estimates are that only about 20,000 people each year choose whole-body donation with cremation as an end-of-life option for themselves or their loved ones. Many people need help understanding whole-body donation and miss […]

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