Category Archives: Cremation

How to Plan an Eco Friendly Funeral

Conscious living is top of mind now more than ever. People are always looking for new ways to have a positive impact on sustainability and environmental longevity. What might not be as apparent is the footprint you leave after death. When it comes to death, it's simple - smart choices lead to a better environment. Planning an eco-friendly funeral is a practical, impactful way to...

Cremation Trends: Then and Now

Cremation trends have changed drastically throughout time. Standard ideas about honoring a death usually include a decorated service with a casket, surrounded by flowers and mourners. Death prompts image of a body being gently lowered into the ground as family and friends give their last farewells. When you think of a funeral, most people’s first thoughts are not cremation. Despite this perception,...

How to Have the Most Affordable Cremation in Los Angeles

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Many Los Angeles County residents choose cremation over traditional burials when making their final arrangements. It’s not a surprise that many select this form of disposition because it is less expensive than a traditional ground burial which could cost on average of about  $3,260. In 2014, more than 51 percent of those who died in the greater Los Angeles area...

Most Innovative Cremation Options in 2016

As cremation gains popularity especially among today’s baby boomers, people are coming up with innovative ideas for what to do with their loved ones' cremated remains. While using traditional urns is still a common option, there are now more inventive cremation options that are gaining traction in 2016. Memorial Tattoos One of the up and coming trends in memorializing a...

5 Creative Ways To Commemorate Your Loved Ones

Commemorating a departed loved one is a therapeutic activity that helps you deal with your loss. According to Denise Badaruddin, a clinical psychologist in Pasadena, California, one outlet of grief may be establishing a way to remember the deceased. Whether you’ve lost someone years ago or just recently, honoring his or her memory may give you the opportunity to heal...

4 People to Talk to When Planning a Cremation

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With the cremation rate steadily increasing over the last 50 years, it’s only natural that more people are looking into this end-of-life decision instead of the traditional full-body burial. Besides being cost-effective, it is also ecologically sensitive and gives you more choices on where you are going to “rest in peace.” No matter if you're planning ahead or need to...