Year: 2014

While many people continue to consider burial or cremation, others are looking into another option: body donation In short, this is the act of donating your body to science as opposed to being buried...
The Atlantis Reef sits approximately 52 km off the coast of the Florida Keys  This man-made reef was originally created in 2007 as a safe-haven for marine life in the wake of so many marine reef...
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) works closely with families, and their funeral directors, who have lost a loved one as a result of heart disease to help them get through the grieving process...
Often referred to as one of the most spectacular and interesting Balinese ceremonies, the “Ngaben,” or cremation, is a religious rite of Hindu descent, although it’s quite a bit different to...
Agricultural prosperity, Christian churches, and the City of the Dead attract tourists from all over Russia In North Ossetia, there is a village called Dargavs, which has a peculiar history behind it...
Would you know what hymn or song your loved one would want played at their funeral If not, you are not alone, more than seven out of ten people in a recent survey said that they were not...
The National Council for Palative Care, The Dying Matters Organization, and the National Bereavement Alliance recently teamed up to study how employers and workplaces handle the bereaved The study...
The debate over employee sanctioned bereavement leave is a difficult one On the one hand you have people who insist that bereavement leave should be a standard part of the employee benefit package,...
Cruse started out as a small local service focused on helping widows and their children through the bereavement process and now Cruse Bereavement Care is the most highly respected bereavement care...
Trying to talk to children—especially very young children—about funerals can be incredibly stressful As adults, we worry about causing too much stress or allowing our children to feel too much...
The Zoroastrians believe that death is evil triumphing over good and, once the body is dead, demons have the ability to contaminate the corpse  As the bodies could pollute everything due to their...
Funerary tourist attractions  It may seem like a long stretch, but the fantasy coffin market in Ghana has brought in tourists from all over the world eager to catch a glimpse or two of the weird and...