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Category: Directors

We are a full service preneed and cemetery care fund management company in business exclusively for the death care industry.

PRENEED IN 2018

Preneed services help funeral directors create impressions and offer comfort long before the family needs a funeral service. In many cases, families opt for advance funeral planning so that they aren’t forced to make tough decisions during a difficult time and can simply focus on celebrating the life of their loved one. If a funeral…
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PUSHIN’ UP THE PROVERBIAL DAISIES

As the holidays fast approach, I find myself –as many others do –remembering those who are nolonger with us. How many times have each of us lost someone close and had to take care of theirfinal wishes? While everyone close to you is looking for you to make him or her feel better, or havethe…
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DEFENDERS OF THE LAST WISH

What stands out about your funeral home? I know there are days when we feel we’re on the proverbial hamster wheel, doing the same old thing for the families we serve. What do we need to do to bring it to the next level? Many believe the future rides on that drawer full of prefunded…
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CARING FOR ONE OF YOUR OWN

As we met our new friend Walt, the elevator operator at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, Florida, my mom and I caught up with him about his visit with his new grandson. Reaching the sixth floor, where the 12-bed Jay Robert Lauer Hospice and PC Unit occupies six rooms, we exited to find another familiar…
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TALKING ABOUT THE D WORD

GeorgeDead, deadweight, death, deathbed, deathblow, death notice, death penalty, death-rattle, death-sentence, death-squad, death-toll, deathtrap, decay, deceased, decedent, decomposition, demise, departure, die, dying, and died. Not to be confused with the “Big D” word Divorce. Which, as funeral directors, we have a higher than most incidence of; Some say a perk of the job. READ MORE…

BEING PINK IN A BLUE WORLD

In honor of October being breast cancer awareness month, I would like to share the awesomeness of “girl power.” I am tired of hearing stories about the negative side of being female in a male-dominant funeral world. As we become a more prominent force in the death-care industry, I want to share the funny side…
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PRENEED ROUNDTABLE

Preneed remains an important option for funeral professionals and the families they serve. To find out what is the current state of the preneed market, what customers want and where preneed sales are heading in the future, we reached out to Tyler Anderson, vice president of business development at Precoa; Jessica Grann, director of corporate…
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TOP 10 SIGNS YOU HAVE HIT THE WALL

My wall was made of bullet proof glass, which I hit so hard I left a perfect face print while breaking my nose. In some ways I feel it was karma smacking me literally in the face. READ MORE…