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How to Prevent Suicide

How to Prevent Suicide

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the United States among people aged 15 to 34 years. With the holidays approaching, it is good to look out for those who may be newly on their own this year or struggling with a recent move, a recent medical diagnosis, or...
How to Attend a Live Stream Funeral

How to Attend a Live Stream Funeral

Because our culture is becoming comfortable engaging with others on digital platforms such as Facebook Live and Zoom, we are seeing live streaming of every kind of in-person meeting from business meetings to church services to funeral and memorial services. With the...
What is a Wake?

What is a Wake?

In North Carolina, a wake, also called a viewing, is generally a time of social occasion held before a funeral in which the body of the deceased is present. This is not a sit down occasion and is generally a time to briefly see the family and the deceased and to talk...
Funeral Planning Checklist

Funeral Planning Checklist

Planning a funeral can be time consuming and involve many choices and details to take care of. Many people are caught by surprise by the number of tasks that must be completed after a loved one’s death.  Even if you have planned a funeral before, you could still be...
How to Plan a Funeral Reception

How to Plan a Funeral Reception

What is a Funeral Reception? A funeral reception is a post-funeral gathering where friends and family members can come together to celebrate and remember the life of their loved one. The reception typically follows immediately after the funeral service.  It is...
What to Do When Someone Dies

What to Do When Someone Dies

When someone close to you dies, it can be incredibly difficult. Dealing with your emotions and grief are just part of the difficult process. If you are responsible for taking care of the personal affairs and funeral arrangements, the experience can be overwhelming....