The attached article shows new trends and alternative ideas for funerals. A few of the trends are in the pre-planning and grief arenas.
Since Covid, families have had to be more creative on how to remember and honor their loved ones. These trends came before Covid, but the pandemic really emphasized other alternatives to the traditional funeral.
Here are the top 10 funeral trends:
Eco-friendly burials (see article on Coral Reef in March resources)
On-line planning and purchasing
Actively participating in a loved one's cremation, funeral or burial
Online grief support/grief counseling
Pre-planning to ease the burden of loved ones
Creative alternatives to cremation burial
Celebrations of Remembrance
Personalized funerals with attention to detail
A Necessary Conversation, A Death Doula Practice, can help you in honoring your loved one.
Together, we create a service to represent the essence of your loved ones spirit and discover the best option that best honors your loved one.