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Ireland expecting 84% increase of people needing palliative care

Trinity’s Centre for Health Policy and Management and The Irish Longitudinal study on Ageing (TILDA) recently conducted a study that estimates a 84% increase of people passing from a serious illness by 2046 TILDA collects information on all aspects of…

How to promote your personal brand via LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the largest professional network in the world and, if utilized correctly, could be the door opener for your next opportunity. Be sure you don’t miss your next career advancement by not creating clarity about your personal brand.  Stand…

Why retargeting is a crucial tactic for death care marketers

Marketing in death care is difficult as it is a saturated and an emotionally driven space. One way marketeers can attempt to continue their message to consumers is through retargeting.  What is retargeting? Retargeting means that visitors who came to…

End of life staff create a comfort box to help grieving families

UK end of life staff epitomize the big hearts of death care professionals. Going above and beyond to make an effort to comfort and provide convenience for grieving families. Laurel Lodge provides residential care for up to 32 residents aged…

2020 funeral floral trends

The new year brings new floral arrangements preferences and offerings, death care professionals can expect to see requested. Casket sprays, posies, sheafs, wreaths and cushions continue to be beautiful floral traditions at funeral services, utilizing the classic symbolic florals as…

Palliative care leads to less ICU use by terminal patients

A recent JAMA Network report found that ¨implementation of palliative care at a hospital was associated with a 10% reduction in intensive care unit (ICU) use. Meaning implementation of hospital-based palliative care services may be associated with decreased treatment intensity…

New Jersey signs in laws that will improve palliative care

Tuesday January 21st, Governor Phil Murphy signed two palliative care bills that were passed this past December. The bills will improve access to palliative care and end-of-life care in the state of New Jersey. The bills going into action require…

Will biodegradable urns help the death care industry towards sustainability?

The growing acceptance of cremation and the public awareness about the environment has led to an increase in biodegradable urn offerings. It seems as if every other booth at funeral fairs around the world have a new supply of biodegradable…

How grief therapy dogs can make a difference at your funeral home

Helping people with anxiety, grief, and depression are part of the profession of a funeral director. Some funeral directors however, have found grief therapy dogs to be a great addition to their funeral home in order to support families. The…

Can hospices re-educate the public about their about their services?

Today’s hospices aren’t just places where people go to die and hospices want people to know that. Families fight transfers from hospitals because they are scared that sending a loved one means they are being sent to die. According to…