My mum died nearly nine years ago, and at that time the world itself was a very different place. Social media was in its early stages and technology wasn’t as readily available at our fingertips as it is now. I had little understanding about what options were available in terms of funeral planning and the resources available to make it a truly special occasion.
We didn’t wear black for mum’s funeral and at the time that felt pretty radical. But now, the way in which many people are approaching funeral planning is far more progressive – green burials, non religious ceremonies, contemporary music, bespoke coffins and online...
As part of the Dying Matters coalition Love in Print will be donating 10% from all its Funeral Orders of Services delivered throughout the entire month of May to the Dying Matters Charity. We encourage all our social media followers and website visitors to take five simple steps to make their end of life experience better, both for them and their loved ones. These are:
• Write your will
• Record your funeral wishes
• Plan your future care and support
• Consider registering as an organ donor
• Tell your loved ones your wishes
For more information about the Dyin...