4 Common Funeral Scams and How to Avoid Them

The death of a loved one is a vulnerable time for nearly everyone. We are all subject to a flood of emotions that can range from anger to sadness. Unfortunately, there is a cottage industry of people who prey on people when they are at their most vulnerable. These... Read More

5 Grief and Bereavement Myths that Need to Stop

It is a sad fact of life that at some point we will all lose someone we love. And because the period of sorrow following such times is often confusing, some people can fall prey to certain myths about grief and bereavement. This article describes some of the most... Read More

911 Memorial Trees

Any American who was past of age of six at the time can remember what he or she was doing when he/she heard the horrific news. The memory of September 11th will last a life time for Americans of a certain age range. The tragedy dominated every broadcast throughout the... Read More

Dealing with the Loss of a Spouse

There is a scene in the movie The Notebook where an old, married couple – played by James Garner and Gena Rowlands – die at nearly the same time. Thus, both are spared the pain and anguish that comes with surviving a spouse that has passed away. Unfortunately, this is... Read More