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2021

Favorite Outdoor Spaces to Enjoy this Spring on the South Shore

Spring has sprung! After a long winter of being confined indoors, missing out on holiday parties, and working from home when possible, it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the natural beauty of the South Shore. It’s good for your health!

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2021

Should Adult Children Be Included in Parent’s End-Of-Life Planning?

While it may be difficult to discuss end-of-life issues, it is to everyone’s advantage – children and parents alike – to calmly discuss plans and preferences for end-of-life care and preferences before an emergency hits and emotions run high. In fact, avoiding end-of-life discussions can make the whole experience more difficult and painful in the long run.

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2021

Featured FAQ: What Should be in a Funeral Planning Checklist?

Pre-planning a funeral is a safe way to protect your family from the emotional and financial burden of having to make funeral arrangements after your death and ensures that you receive the kind of funeral you wish to have. While it might seem overwhelming or challenging to think about all the details, there are five essential areas everyone should consider when planning a funeral in advance.

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2021

How A Funeral Celebrant Helps Create a Meaningful Tribute for A Loved One

Funeral Celebrants, also called Life Celebrants, are specially trained professionals who provide meaningful and personalized funerals that celebrate the life of an individual regardless of religious affiliation. At Keohane Funeral Home, we offer Celebrant services to serve our families in the way that is most meaningful to them.

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2021

Supporting Mental Wellbeing through Virtual Counseling

The past year has been a stressful time, leading to an increase in anxiety, depression and isolation. While social distancing has meant that mental health resources are harder to achieve in person, telehealth and online therapy have become even easier to access.

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2021

What to Write in a Sympathy Card or Message

It can be difficult to find the right words to comfort someone who is grieving a loss and writing a sympathy message can be just as difficult. Choosing your words carefully for your condolences allows you to communicate the message that you really want to convey. Be sure to put some time and thought into your message but keep it short and from the heart.

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2021

Preplanning a Funeral During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 emergency has proven the value of advance planning during a pandemic. Through the use of technology, pre-planning a funeral during a pandemic is a safe way to protect one’s family from the emotional and financial burden of having to make funeral arrangements after someone has died.

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2020

Unique Cremation Urn Ideas

More and more people are choosing cremation over traditional burial. Families who choose cremation have many creative options for final disposition following the cremation of a loved one, including some unique and creative urns.

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2020

How to Honor the Memory of a Loved One This Holiday Season

Remembering and honoring your loved one during the holiday season can help bring peace and comfort, whether it has been a recent loss or it has been many years since your loved one has passed.

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2020

Are you a family caregiver? Here’s where you can find help and support.

With longer life expectancies and advancements in medical treatment, an increasing number of adults are becoming caregivers for an aging parent, a spouse with chronic illness, or a child with special needs. Being a caregiver is an important role, but it can be challenging. With the right support, you can provide care for a family member or loved one in a way that is rewarding and fulfilling for both of you.

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