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Talking to Family About Post Death Wishes — Loss, Grief, Bereavement and Life Transitions Resource Library

This is very important; discussing your post-death wishes with family and close friends. Do not wait until it is too late or crisis time. When you are very ill, in hospital or diagnosed as terminal; your thoughts might be elsewhere.

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Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Funeral Industry Trends toward Cremation

Monti-Rago Funeral Home has been serving Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for more than 55 years. At Monti-Rago Funeral Home, clients can choose from a variety of caskets, creation urns, and cremation vaults. 205 more words

Monti-Rago Funeral Home

What the Future of Death Looks Like

At UCLA’s Donated Body Program, Dean Fisher uses a device to dissolve the dead bodies of donors. This alkaline hydrolysis machine, called the “Resomator,” turns bodies into liquid and pure white bone, which is then pounded and scattered at sea. 244 more words

Nonfiction

Why Balinese Does The Cremation Tradition

Bali which is mostly Hindu, has a cremation ceremony called as Ngaben. In Bali burning corpses is a sign that family members are sincere with the departure of other family members and a purification event of the deceased person to restore the body element to the natural element. 146 more words

Bali

Cremate me, bro

The university from which I graduated is bordered on one side by Woodland Cemetery, which is 200 acres in size, according to the cemetery website… 418 more words

Opinion

Cremation is becoming the American way

An envelope was in Carmen Rosa’s desk in her apartment in Co-op City in the Bronx — an envelope that she had instructed her son not to open until after she died. 54 more words

Bend Bulletin

I Work At A Crematorium And I Have No Idea Who We Burned Last Week

I’ve been a crematorium tech for almost two years. I’m still new compared to some of the guys, and I get a lot of crap for being the only female in the place. 3,625 more words