At death

When Death Occurs

Whether unexpected or not, the death of a loved one can leave us overwhelmed and saddened. But unfortunately at this time, there are a lot of practical things you need to consider, which you may not be aware of. These include steps you need to take and decisions that need to be made. The first step is to make sure you know what needs to be done.

Below are some things you need to consider and some helpful guides that will get you through this difficult time. If you’re are too overwhelmed at this time, a good idea would be to find a companion that will go through these guides with you.

Practical things to consider

What to do when someone dies

From when a death takes place till months later, there are a lot of things to consider. This guide will give you a thorough breakdown and advice on what you need to do.

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Place of death (What to do)

Depending on where a person dies can have an effect on the process moving forward. This article will go through some of the common & uncommon places death takes place, and what you need to do in those situations.

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How to write a death notice

Placing a notice in a newspaper is common practice to let family and friends know about your loved ones passing and upcoming funeral ceremony. Here are some advice and tips for writing a death announcement.

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How to write an obituary

Similar to a death notice, an obituary tends to be a longer editorial piece about the deceased. If you have the task of writing one, here is a expert guide about where to submit it and what to include.

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Burial or Cremation?

When making funeral plans, one of the earliest decisions is choosing between burial or cremation. If you’re still undecided, this article addresses some of the benefits & constraints of either option.

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How to write a Eulogy

Having the responsibility of preparing a eulogy for a loved one is both challenge and a privilege. This guide will take you through the process of preparing, writing, and delivering a memorable eulogy.

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What to say to someone who is grieving

Knowing how help someone who is grieving can be tricky. This article goes through the best ways to support a person who is dealing with the loss of a loved one.

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What is embalming?

Find out more about the process of embalming and whether its an option for you.

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