Tag: funeral home strategy

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Hospice provider to give “assistance with funeral arrangements”

I’ve been on this bandwagon a long time and I can see it coming down the road.  The bandwagon I’m talking about is “hospice providers becoming part of the death care profession”. In this article from Hospice News you can read about hospice provider Compassus beginning a pilot progam to, among other things, “assist with funeral arrangements”.  Compassus, who have 200 locations in 30 states recently announced that it is partnering with technology platform Empathy to “help the families of […]

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Where are the Opportunities?

I spent three days last week at my annual funeral professional/death care professional golf event that I have attended almost every year since first being invited in 1991.  From my count, there are about 130-144 invited guests that enjoy three days with each other in an atmosphere of fellowship and friendship. Most of the talk is friendly banter about our golf game or what our growing (and grown up) kids are up to.  However, inevitably, when you have over a […]