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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,…

10 Children books death care professionals should have on hand

Whether you see a heartbroken child or have a parent tell you about their struggle to explain the loss to their young ones, having literature that can help on hand, is a beautiful way to assist your patrons in need.…

How the pet loss industry has become worth billions

There are more than 455 million cats and dogs owned as pets worldwide, and as more companions enter into the lives of humans so do they, with time, exit. Pet loss is a growing segment in the death care industry…

Why the growing cremation sector is bound to make an impact on your business

In the 1960’s only 3.6% of Americans were cremated. Fast forward to 2015 and for the first time in US history cremations exceeded burials with a staggering 47.9% compared to 42.5% burials.  According to the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA)…