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What To Do When a Parent Dies: A Checklist

Your parents are getting older. You know that, and you’ve come to terms with it (or at least you’re trying). And once they can no longer take care of themselves, your relationship with them drastically changes, and you are obligated to step in to take care of their affairs. Many people experience emotional trauma and

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Virtual funeral etiquette

Virtual Funeral Etiquette

Virtual funerals have become increasingly common during the COVID-19 pandemic due to social distancing and restrictions on air travel. They are similar to traditional in-person funerals but are live-streamed on platforms such as Facebook, Skype, and Zoom. These platforms make it possible for anyone worldwide to view a funeral from their computer, smartphone, or tablet.

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How to Plan a Virtual Funeral Service

Due to the global pandemic, people worldwide have had to cancel, reschedule and alter major life events to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition to limits on social gatherings, the pandemic has increased travel restrictions for air and bus travel, making it difficult for friends and family to travel for funerals. In response

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Best Gifts For A Grieving Family

When the loved one of a friend or family member passes away, it can be tough finding the right gift to let the surviving person and their family know that you’re thinking about them during a difficult time. So whether you’re overwhelmed with the recommendations you’ve found online or have no clue where to start,

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Offering Condolences: The Right Things to Say at a Funeral

Dealing with death is never easy, regardless of your relation to the deceased. If you’ve been invited to a funeral, the person that invited you looks at you as someone they want around in their time of need – whether you were friends with their loved one, or simply a friend to them.

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What To Say In A Sympathy Thank You Note

Neptune Society is here to help you in your time of need by providing you with some tips on what to include in a sympathy thank you note, or funeral thank you card. 

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How to Dress For a Funeral

Going to a funeral is relatively rare for most of us, and when the time comes, it is stressful enough without being concerned whether the outfit you wear is appropriate. As a rule, it’s generally best to choose more traditional, conservative attire in regards to how you dress at a funeral.

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Four Tips for Staying Healthy as We Age

As we get older, what our bodies need to stay healthy begins to shift. Due to different nutritional needs, and the slowing of the metabolism, people begin to burn fewer calories naturally once they get older.

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How to Grieve When a Funeral is Not Possible

The coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed how we live, but perhaps even more heartbreaking, how we are able to grieve. Social distancing has prevented holding funerals or otherwise gathering to mourn the loss of our loved ones, and even a comforting touch or hug isn’t safe.

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Neptune Society Hosts Open House at Plantation, FL Office

Join Neptune Society in Plantation, FL, as we open our doors to the community with an official Open House celebration on October 9, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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