When Grief Overwhelms: Overcoming Insomnia After Losing a Loved One

Grief affects people in many ways. Deep sorrow, listlessness, loss of focus, and manic behavior are all symptoms that a bereaved person may exhibit. Loss of sleep is another symptom and one of the most physically damaging aspects of bereavement. … Read More

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Is Long-Term Care in Your Future? How to Plan Now So You’re Covered Later

We plan for retirement by saving diligently, yet many of us avoid thinking about long-term care needs. After all, it’s much more pleasant to focus our time and money on the things we want to do in retirement, rather than … Read More

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How To Help A Loved One With Cancer

Photo via Pixabay by Free-Photos   When someone you love is battling cancer, it can be difficult to know exactly how to help. And while you may not be able to take their pain or emotional anxiety away, you can … Read More

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Saying Goodbye: The Delicate Art of Pre-Grieving with the Terminally Ill

Whether the news comes suddenly and unexpectedly or if you’ve watched a loved one’s health slowly decline, hearing that they are not long for this world can be utterly devastating. It may be difficult to put into words how much … Read More

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How to Plan Financially After a Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

When you receive a diagnosis of terminal cancer, you’re immediately facing a host of unknowns. The largest of these is, of course, your health — how sick you actually are, how much time you have left, and what the treatment … Read More

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Mother’s Day: The Best and Worst Day of the Year

How is it possible that someone can both love and hate the same day? As a bereavement counsellor, I listen to mourners describe the love that they experienced for years in relation to universal holidays such as Mothers Day and then … Read More

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Heaven’s Maid Recognized as Most Innovative Personalized Product by ICCFA

Heaven’s Maid Receives a “Keeping It Personal” Award Heaven’s Maid from Hazel Park, Michigan, has won First Place in the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association’s 2017 Keeping It Personal (KIP) Awards, recognizing the best in personalization in the cemetery, … Read More


Meaningful Ways to Remember a Lost Loved One

Losing people you love is never easy, but honoring their lives in ways that reflect their spirits goes a long way toward helping family and friends grieve in a healthy way and cherish the memories their loved ones left behind. … Read More


Honor our heroes this Veteran’s Day with these great DIY projects for crafters of all ages!

  Veteran’s Day is a federal holiday that honors our great nation’s military men and women of the past, present, and future. November 11th is Veteran’s Day and this date was chosen because on November 11, 1918, the armistice to … Read More

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Cemetery Etiquette to Follow on Your Next Visit

The cemetery is really a place of life. They are hallowed ground where faith and the family bond are celebrated. Don’t be surprised if you spot a small group people with a picnic basket or a casual lady sitting against … Read More