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Greece opens the country’s first ever cremation facility

It’s hard to imagine, but just a few short months ago if you passed away in Greece and wanted to be cremated the only option...

Japanese save thousands buying plots before tax increase kicks in

Japan is increasing the tax rate and Japanese consumers are trying to save, where they can, on long term purchases including death care packages for...

New virtual reality program encourages multidisciplinary approach in palliative care

Tufts University is the process of testing a new pilot VR program to help create collaboration within the hospital setting. They are especially interested in...

Paris opens first green cemetery

Parisians will now be able to reduce their carbon footprints even after death: A 17,000-square-foot section with 150 green-burial plots has opened in the Southern...

Death Care startup Eterneva will be on Shark Tank

Eterneva is an up and coming death care startup that turns ashes (or hair) of the departed into Diamonds. Founded in 2016 by Garrett Ozar...

Propel Funeral Partners makes $12.3 million profit due to surge of winter deaths

Propel Funeral Partners, one of the largest death services providers in Australia and New Zealand, announced that its revenue increased 19% this year. A $8.3...

Canadian Red Deer Hospice Society opens $5.2 million hospice expansion

After 5 years of negotiations and building, the Red Deer Hospice society was finally able to open their $5.2 million hospice expansion. The addition increases...

New palliative care study ranks the best places to die in America

Palliative care advocacy groups (Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC)) have released a new study grading states...

Legendary Drummer Ginger Baker dies at 80

Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker, born 19 August 1939; died 6 October 2019 at the age of 80. He had been suffering from degenerative osteoarthritis and...