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Creating Meaning in Grief During the Holidays

https://youtu.be/9gPTWe6-Fmk Marcella Williams, our Peninsula Community Outreach Coordinator, has prepared this 30 minute session on "Creating Meaning During the Holiday Season." This presentation is designed to help the bereaved during the holiday season. The session...

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Funeral Services and Care During COVID-19

The past several weeks have been an extraordinarily difficult time for our community and humanity. While more is known each day about the characteristics of COVID-19 and its potential impact, much is still unclear. We at Altmeyer are sensitive to your concerns. Our...

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Moving Forward Sometimes Means Changing Spaces

They say you never fully get over the loss of someone you love. This is true in many respects, but you do go on. And sometimes, the best thing you can do to honor the memory of a love lost set out on a new adventure by giving yourself a change of address. Don’t Go...

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Blue Christmas: Grief and the Holidays

When the wind changes temperature, snow flurries begin to fall. The leaves are changing colors from a healthy green to a deep maroon or orange. Then they begin to slowly fall from the tree and make their impressions on the ground. The light summer jackets are hung in...

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Pros and Cons of Cremation

When it comes to selecting services for a deceased loved one, there are two main options available that families will need to look at; Cremation and Burial. Cremation is not an easy subject to think about. Cremation is the new trend to final disposition and over 60%...

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Helpful Death Certificate Guide

When a family has a death occur, it can be extremely stressful. During your time of grief and mourning, your thoughts can feel like they’re all over the place. You may feel overwhelmed with all that is going on around you during this rough time. It can become...

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What Happens When A Death Occurs?

In the average lifespan, a person may have to arrange only two or three funeral arrangements which leaves the people who have never encountered a death. Many people ask questions like, “What happens after my loved one dies?” It can be stressful and overwhelming when a...

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