With National Pet Memorial Day approaching on September 9th, you may be looking for ways to honor your beloved pet. At Peaceful Pastures Pet Cemetery, we know that the death of a pet is a devastating experience that all pet owners have or will have to endure. Below, we have put together some suggestions for how you can pay tribute to your beloved pet. Continue reading
Caring for a loved one’s gravesite is a way to respect and honor the deceased, as well as a way to reflect on the times you had together. Many people visit the grave of their family members and friends to talk to them and reminisce. Why not make the most of your time there and clean up the gravesite? We’ve put together a few tips on how to maintain a burial site. Continue reading
Throughout your life, you’ve probably saved dozens of boxes that contained important information. Whether financial statements for tax purposes or other personal records, you surely thought, one day, they’ll be useful.
It’s better to be safe, rather than sorry, in terms of keeping paperwork. However, problems can arise when you need immediate access to a specific document in the event of an emergency. Continue reading
Whenever you think of the special occasions where it’s expected that a photographer will be present to capture photos, a wedding, graduation or anniversary party is likely to come to mind. Continue reading
Immediately after the loss of a loved one, it’s normal to have a million thoughts racing through your head. From trying to figure out the right place to host the funeral, to thinking about how life will ever continue without your parent, spouse, sibling or child. Continue reading
Whenever a loved one dies, it’s helpful to receive emotional support from friends and coworkers to ease an otherwise difficult time. Celebrating the individual’s life, and the impact he or she had on others, can help a family move on from the death and get back to their daily routines. Continue reading
For most, Father’s Day is viewed as a time when children of all ages are able to celebrate the paternal bond they have with the man who helped raise them.
It’s a way to thank your dad for always attending every Little League game or dance recital and to let him know that he’s had a lasting influence on the person you’ve become.
However, if your father has recently died, the third Sunday in June can be especially tough from an emotional standpoint. While others may be taking their dads to the ballgame or showering him with love, affection and gift cards, you’re left with only memories. Continue reading
It seems as if almost every major event in our lives that celebrates an achievement is planned to a T. From weddings and bridal showers to graduation, retirement and/or birthday parties, we like to preciously plan those gatherings and engagements that are meant to honor an individual to ensure that the hiccups are kept to a minimum.
The one thing many people don’t organize in advance, however, is their own funeral. Sure, getting things in order now for a day that, hopefully, won’t occur until years down the road can be a morbid thought. Continue reading
Anna Jarvis established the first Mother’s Day in 1908 to honor the life of her deceased mother and campaigned for it to be nationally recognized six years later. This holiday, which occurs on the second Sunday of every May, is viewed as a time when children are able to openly celebrate the woman who gave them life.
Sure, it’s become a lot more commercialized since then, with florists, greeting card companies and bakeries all jumping on board to make a profit. Yet, the idea has generally remained the same.
It’s not easy when a loved one is battling a terminal illness.
While an imminent death may seem overwhelming at times, hospice – which is a care service that focuses on end of a life care rather than disease curing – is available to help.
Knowing exactly what to expect from hospice care can bring peace of mind to you and your family.