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Changing Irish funeral mentality is leading to growing direct cremation services

While the preference for burials remains in Ireland as a whole, there is a growing trend towards direct cremation services followed with customized wakes.  Cremations only account for 19.61% (2017) of Ireland’s death care industry, but similar to the United…

Neptune society being sued for not upholding prepaid service plan agreements

Neptune Society, one of America’s largest funeral service providers,  is being sued by the California attorney general accusing the company of not having enough reserves in the bank and misleading business practices Neptune Society is accused of pocketing $100 million…

Touching Holiday Gravesite Decor

As we near a time where families around the world gather together, it’s also a time to remember the ones who are no longer able to join in the traditions. To honor their memory many head to the resting places…

Canadian funeral director fights for new legislation around uncollected remains

How to manage uncollected remains is a standard funeral home and crematorium conversation topic. Everyone wants to do right by the departed and their families, but what is the right thing to do? Some countries allow for a mass plot…

Funeral homes bringing joy and cheer this holiday season

The holidays are big reminders of families and friends who have gone before us. To help bring the community together and honor those who have passed, death care professionals can help by creating community touchpoints. Get inspired by fellow death…

Easy non denominational decor for the office and funeral home

With the holidays approaching it raises an interesting question about what decor is best for your facility. While organizations aligned with a specific denomination can have a more straightforward approach, not affiliated organizations can struggle with how to look festive…

New death care company directory
To stimulate innovation, connections and international trade, Death Care Industry has launched a B2B directory for the death care industry. The directory is a platform where death care companies are listed from all segments of the industry. Find any kind…
Netflix’s Queer Eye highlights palliative caregivers’ struggle for work-life balance

Last year Netflix rebooted Queer Eye, the hugly successful show from the early 2000´s. Bringing in fresh faces to host this feel good show focused on highlighting inner beauty and self love. The show’s premise remained the same, following the…

Brilliant UK Campaign to promote talking about death

The fear of talking about the unknown and death is creating an unneeded tension during difficult times. Death care professionals see it time and time again, families come in unsure of what a loved one would have wanted, even potentially…

Why Funeral homes should add burials at sea to their offerings.

As cremations and customization trends continue to grow death care providers have an opportunity to provide a unique service to guests through ash scattering on the water. Lakes, rivers, and the sea offer a backdrop perfect for nature lovers, travelers,…