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Online resources for people dealing with grief, bereavement & loss in their life. Funeral etiquette and other tips.

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How Much Does Cremation Cost in North America?

How Much Does Cremation Cost in North America? Death is the ultimate fact of life. It is something most of us avoid talking about. In many cultures, people are uncomfortable dealing with the realities of dying and most know the pain and grief that accompany the loss of a loved one all too well. In

Who Has the Right to Make Decisions About Your Funeral?

Who Has the Right to Make Decisions About Your Funeral? Body disposition, cemetery law, funerary arrangements and more, state by state. Let us have a look at the various statutes and laws existing within the United States of America, regarding the question of personal preference and designation of an agent for the purpose of body

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Slippery Slope, or Progressive Leap? Quebec’s Euthanasia Bill

Quebec’s Euthanasia Bill 52 UPDATE:  Bill 52 passed yesterday afternoon, June 5th, 2015, at the National Assembly with a vote of 94-22. Recently the Quebec government in Canada proposed legislation guaranteeing a patient’s right to access doctor assisted suicide. Bill 52 is not the first time such legislation has been proposed in Canada or the

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Dealing with Loneliness – How to Overcome Feelings of Loneliness

Loneliness can be a painful feeling. Low self-esteem, depression, negative thinking and low self-worth can all reinforce or lead to feelings of loneliness. Loneliness is a complex mental and emotional phenomenon that is a result of many different brain functions. Like any emotion, loneliness will ebb, flow and eventually disappear but like any emotion practical