In March we celebrate National Funeral Directors Recognition. Here are 3 reasons why they deserve it: 1. Funeral Directors provide support to families before, during and after a funeral service. Directors remain available during every stage of the arrangement process. After the service is over, they provide guidance on estate documents, social security and memorial [...]
Many people today don't understand why we have funerals. What we don't understand we tend to be skeptical of. Here are the top 5 misconceptions about funerals: Funerals Are Too Expensive - The social and emotional benefits of personalized funerals far outweigh their financial costs. Besides, a funeral doesn't have to be lavishly expensive to [...]
If you've recently lost a loved one and suspect that you are being targeted for a scam, call us at 262-658-4101. We can help you determine if what you're being told is legitimate. We're here to help you. Here are 3 common scams you should be aware of: 1. "You owe money": A common [...]
1. Holiday Cooking - Consider ways to simplify holiday meals: order out, go out, have everyone bring a dish or lay out a simple buffet. 2. Decorating - You don't have to put every decoration up. Consider a tabletop tree or meaningful centerpiece that focuses on the true meaning of Christmas. 3. Shopping - Shopping [...]
It's hard enough to get up and make it through the day when you have lost a loved one. But when the expectations and busyness of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's are added on top of that, your feeling of loneliness, anxiety, anger and depression can be compounded and hang over you like a dark, [...]
Families, friends, individuals or organizations can light the 1866 lighthouse for a special person. The lighthouse is lit the evening of the requested date from dusk to dawn and an accompanying ad is placed in the Kenosha News. The ad will always have a sketch of the lighthouse and says, "THE LIGHT SHINES, Tonight the [...]
Don’t be blindsided by grief during the holidays. Learn about our GreifShare group. You’re not alone.
Don't be blindsided by grief during the holidays. In this video, learn how to prepare for the holiday season after the death of a loved one. Now is the perfect time to connect with a GriefShare group in Kenosha. Contact Anne at Piasecki-Althaus today at 262-658-4101. You're not alone. We're here to help. [...]