Additional Online Resources provided for your support
National Funeral Directors Association – http://www.nfda.org/ Your link to national trends in the Funerals and Memorialization.
Federal Trade Commission – https://www.ftc.gov/opa/1999/04/fun-rule.rev.shtm Your link to federal guidelines all funeral homes must follow.
Living With Loss magazine: Hope and Healing for the body, mind, and spirit (Formerly know as Bereavement Magazine) http://www.livingwithloss.com/ – Features articles, stories, poems, and resources for the bereaved by grief educators and presenters, facilitators and caregivers, authors and writers, and most important the bereaved themselves..
Grief Net – http://www.griefnet.org/ GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have many email support groups. Their integrated approach to online grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues of all kinds.
Willowgreen http://www.willowgreen.com/ A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.
Grief and Loss http://www.aarp.org/griefandloss/ Grief support information and resources from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).
Growth House http://www.growthhouse.org/default.html An international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end of life issues. Hypertext topic pages link to sites around the world. Links to hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and related topics in life-threatening illness.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization http://www.nhpco.org/ Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.
Nebraska Organ Retrieval Services http://www.nedonation.org/ Thousands of people in the U.S. await a lifesaving organ transplant, and almost 20 people die every day in this country waiting for the organ they so desperately need to save their lives. That’s nearly one person every hour of the day. We’ll never be able to eliminate the transplant waiting list, but we want to stop people from dying while they wait.
Cremation Association of North America (CANA) http://www.cremationassociation.org/ Founded in 1913, the Cremation Association of North America is an International organization of over 1500 members, composed of cemeterians, cremationists, funeral directors, industry suppliers and consultants. CANA members believe that cremation is preparation for Memorialization.