Links & Resources
Let’s face it, contemplating your own funeral isn’t on anyone’s To Do List, so it helps to have some support. Whether this is your first tentative peek into your post-life possibilities or you’ve been around the block in Death-Land, you should know that there is a wealth of resources to support the “death positive” conversation. This is a good starting place (and just a tip of the iceberg) for learning more.
These sites are inspiring stories about what some people have done to honor loved ones in a big, wonderful way!
Briar Bates Last Wishes
The Undertaking (on Frontline)
National Home Funeral Alliance
End of Life School (Terry Skovronek)
Green Burial Council
Natural Burial Company
Anatomy Gifts Registry
Human Gifts Registry (Commonwealth of PA)
All Things Funeral
These sites are comprehensive resources for all things funeral.
Funeral Consumers Alliance The Funeral Consumers Alliance is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization that is not associated with the funeral industry. They provide objective support, education and advocacy. They offer tools to empower you to make informed, thoughtful decisions about funeral and memorial arrangements before they are needed.
Funeral Consumers Alliance of Pennsylvania
Funeral Consumers Alliance of Princeton
A Good Goodbye
US Funerals Online
FTC Funeral Rule
The WoodsMyth, Handcrafted, Custom Wood Caskets and Urns
Carved in Memory
Parting Stones (ashes into stones)
Custom Teddy Bears using your loved one’s clothing