Category: Deathcare

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Telling Their Stories – Memorializing Millions of Veterans Online

In times of war and in times of peace, veterans and their families sacrifice their lives to serve and protect the freedom of our nation’s citizens. We honor veteran service members on Veteran’s Day and those who died during their time in service on Memorial Day; we erect monuments to pay tribute to them; we conduct military honors at funeral services to say our last goodbyes with dignity and pride.

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of an EMBALMER

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of an EMBALMER

We caught up with mortician Miranda Benge Hummeldorf to tell us what a day in the life of an Embalmer is really like! Part of the latest instalment of our ongoing series, Careers in Death Care; A Day in the Life.

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a Funeral Director

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a Funeral Director

The death care profession is more than just dealing with dead bodies, and we want to educate you about all the different career options in death care. Presenting our ongoing series, Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life, where we chat with professionals within the world of end-of-life and death care to provide

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a DEATH DOULA - Q&A with Jill Schock

Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life of a DEATH DOULA

Presenting our new ongoing series, Careers in Death Care: A Day in the Life, where we chat with professionals within the end-of-life and death care sphere to provide first hand experience and insight on working in this field.

A Deeper Dive into Death retreat

A Deeper Dive Into Death Retreat

A review of A Deeper Dive into Death, an end-of-life retreat and death doula workshop hosted by Death Doula LA.

home deathcare and Alternative Funerals

Home Deathcare and Alternative Funerals

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when death and funerary practices involved the entire family and community. Death was an ever present part of daily life; people died in the home, were honored in the home, and buried in small familial, church or community cemeteries.  Like everything else, death was professionalized, and by

careers in death care

Careers in Death Care

There is probably more than a little truth to the old adage about job security in the funeral profession. After all, everyone is going to die. For many of you, a job in the death profession might not be your ideal career, for others, it may present an opportunity to pursue a passion. The death

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Can I Have a Tibetan Sky Burial?

One of the most common questions that I hear about the law of human remains is whether a person can choose a method of disposition other than burial or cremation in the United States.