funeral choices

Is hospice an ally or a threat?

By Funeral Director Daily / January 13, 2023 /

  Lee Webster has co-founded an organization known as the National End-of-Life Doula Alliance and served in leadership positions at the National Home Funeral Alliance and the Green Burial Association.   According to this recent article in Hospice News Webster makes this comment, “I’ve definitely seen a growing trend of natural burials really appealing to…

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Natural burial plans growing in popularity

By Funeral Director Daily / August 9, 2022 /

The Choice Mutual annual survey on American burial preferences, that you can access here, has been released and it shows that preference for Natural Burial dispositions has grown since the 2020 survey while the preference for traditional services and cremation has declined.  To be sure, Natural Burial only shows a preference of 10% of the…

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Colorado legalizes human composting

By Funeral Director Daily / May 21, 2021 /

I’ve said all along that as death care moves forward there will continue to be full service funeral homes, but there will also be a growing niche of death care disposition options available to the consumer public. Just last week Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill into law that will make Colorado the second…

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Playing the “What if” game

By Funeral Director Daily / October 27, 2020 /

If you want to stay ahead of the curve in whatever you are doing I would suggest to play the “What if” game every once in a while just to see where you are standing.  The “What if” game can be played in all lines of business and is, in my opinion, a great exercise…

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There is no doubt. . . . the world gets smaller

By Funeral Director Daily / March 20, 2020 /

We don’t have to look very far to understand that we live in an inter-connected world.  What happens in one part of the world has always led to innovation in other parts of the world.  But now with our connectivity, it just happens much faster.  And, it is always wise to look to other parts…

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