There are so many things we can consider when it comes to end-of-life and dying. Perhaps you’re approaching this as an exciting opportunity to learn more and you’re looking forward to talking to your friends and family about it all. Perhaps you’re feeling anxious or overwhelmed at what feels like too many decisions, or too-tricky topics. We’re here to help you break it into manageable chunks and connect you to the resources you need to take the next step.
Most of us are familiar with the sight of friends and family gathering to witness a coffin being lowered into a grave. However, many people are unaware that a similar option is available for cremations.
In recent years, the conversation around sustainable living has extended to the way we deal with our body after death. Human composting is emerging as a ground-breaking and environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional burial and cremation methods. So is this a sustainable approach to the circle of life?
Burial and cremation have been deeply ingrained in our cultural and religious practices for centuries. So how can we explore new, sustainable options for the disposal of the bodies of our people who have died? And how can these alternative methods address both our environmental challenges and cultural needs?
The will is one of the first documents people think of when considering their death, but how many of us have a valid and up-to-date will? And what happens if we don’t?
Burial is what so many think of when we imagine what happens to a person after they die. Yet few of us realise how very expensive burial is, or understand why.
There’s no doubt that a memorial photo slideshow is a regular part of most funerals these days. For some families, going through the photos and picking out your favourites is a wonderful experience, either in the weeks before an anticipated death, or in the days after the death. For others, it can be stressful or overwhelming.
Bequests are not just for billionaires. Anyone can leave a gift of any size to a person or organisations after their death.
Lots of people are worried about how their family will pay for the cost of funeral when the time comes. So what are the options to ensure the funds for your funeral are available when they’re needed?
There is no question funerals often come as a very unexpected and unwelcome expense. So if you are struggling to meet the costs of a funeral, what can you do?
Coffin or casket? Polished timber or pressboard? Cardboard or Costco? So many options..! While shrouds or a pod grown from mushrooms are all choices available to us now, the vast majority of us are still placed in a coffin after our death. With online shopping and...