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Helping Your Parent Plan a Cremation

Helping Your Surviving Parent Plan a Cremation for their Deceased Spouse

June 08, 2021

Losing a spouse is considered one of the most stressful life events. Although you’re grieving the loss of a parent, your surviving parent has lost their partner and companion, possibly even a caregiver. Adult children often need to step in and help make funeral or cremation arrangements. Here are some ways you can support your […]

Receiving Your Loved One's Ashes after Cremation

Receiving Your Loved One’s Ashes after Cremation

May 26, 2021

If you’ve dealt with the cremation arrangements and services for a loved one who died, it can be a relief to have all the details behind you. Until you get the call from the funeral home that the ashes are ready to be picked up. It can bring all the grief back up. Let’s talk […]

Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Cremation Service

Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Cremation Service

April 09, 2021

There are many reasons people may choose cremation for themselves or their loved ones. According to Forbes, up to 85% of funeral arrangements may involve cremation versus traditional burials in the next two decades. If you need information about cremation services in Ottawa, reach out to local funeral homes to guide you through the process. […]

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It’s Hard to Find the Right Words – What to Say, What Not to Say to Bereaved Families

March 02, 2021

If you’ve taken the lead on planning a funeral for a friend or family member, you have to wade through your own grief while comforting others for their loss. If you need help planning the funeral in an appropriate, cost-conscious way, partner with funeral homes in Ottawa that respect your feelings. Additionally, online funeral arrangements allow you […]

Funeral Service for My Spouse

I Can’t Afford a Traditional Funeral Service for My Spouse – What Are My Options?

December 24, 2020

Traditional funeral services can be expensive. You may feel as if you have no choice but to be extravagant in planning a funeral for your loved one. A budget-friendly funeral isn’t a disrespectful option, but you should take your time planning. Here are some things you can do to keep the costs more affordable. Make […]

Suggestions to Help Cope with the Grief

Losing an Elderly Parent During the Holidays – Suggestions to Help Cope with the Grief

December 14, 2020

Grieving the loss of a parent is always difficult, but the holidays can exacerbate the feelings. The challenge of celebrating family traditions while allowing for the sadness of death can make you feel as if you’re on a roller coaster of emotions. Don’t bury your grief through the holidays. Whether the burial services were last […]