I Woke Up Dead...Now What?! Welcome to a candid #conversation about #life. This is a safe place to share #experiences, learn best practices, and ask the tough questions in order to prepare for end-of-life realties we all will face, not only for ourselves, but our #pets too! Episode 2: Sharing Experiences With Aging Parents In this episode, Jodi … [Read more...] about Episode 2: Sharing Experiences With Aging Parents
Shades of Green To appreciate what is considered a “Green Burial” it’s important to understand the history, regulations, and current practices that have led up to today’s “Green” options for body disposition after #death. After reading this, one thing will be abundantly clear. There is no one size fits all “Green Final Care or Burial” practice. … [Read more...] about Shades Of Green: What Is a Green Burial?
A Public Service Announcement: A True Story of a Dog Named Sophie. Watching fireworks may be a fun family activity, but don’t expect your pet to enjoy the fun. This post will help you create a plan if your dog becomes lost. Did you know July 5th is one of the busiest days for animal shelters? Not only does intake and occupancy increase, sadly … [Read more...] about Fireworks & Pets…A Recipe for Disaster
An open letter to life insurance companies everywhere! Disclaimer: This is a true story. The date, names of the individuals, and the “household name" of the insurance company has been changed, but not the sequence of events. Dear Life Insurance Company CEO/President, Re: Betsey Smith Policy A1B2C3 The purpose of this #letter is … [Read more...] about What Ever Happened to The Vice President of “Common Sense?”
Hello friends! All too often, the families we serve at Clock Funeral Home and Cremation Services (our family’s funeral home), at some point during the arrangement conference make the statement that their loved one had a will. When I hear this, I always become concerned, as a “Will and Last Testament” is only one of many pieces of the puzzle, so to … [Read more...] about Why You Need More Than A Will
Why Protect Your Pet Did you know that the Humane Society of the United States reports we euthanize 2.7 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs in U.S. shelters each year? That’s about one every 11 seconds. Most people think that the #pets who are #euthanized are old, run loose, or are simply not desirable due to their breed. This couldn’t be … [Read more...] about Pet Trusts: The Importance of Planning for Your Pets