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You Can Live Well on Social Security Alone

Traditionally, financial experts have said that retirees need about $1 million in savings to be comfortable. But in truth, most people approaching retirement simply don’t have anything close to tha...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Friday, June 21, 2019

Choosing the Right Casket for Your Loved One

When a loved one dies, selecting the casket can feel like both a special honor and a weighty task. It can feel especially daunting if they didn’t share their internment preferences in advance. Yo...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, June 9, 2019

Get to Know the Many Benefits of a Living Memorial

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy. Death can be difficult to accept for both the dying and those closest to them. Homegoings and repasts are invaluable ways to help the living come to ter...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, June 2, 2019

The Right Funeral Readings Bring Special Meaning to the Service

Funeral readings offer a special opportunity to remember a departed loved one. They’re intended to bring comfort to the grieving while celebrating the life of the deceased and capturing his or her...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, June 2, 2019

Senior Loneliness: Why Isolation is Bad for Our Aging Loved Ones

Loneliness is wreaking havoc on America’s senior population. A 2017 study from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) revealed that nearly half of the seniors in the U.S. regularly expe...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Smart Solutions for Senior Home Safety

According to a recent AARP survey, the majority of adults approaching age 65 plan to age-in-place, even in the face of health problems. To achieve this, seniors living alone will need to take an ho...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Friday, May 17, 2019

Pass on More Than Money: Leaving a Legacy for Your Loved Ones

 “What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” - Pericles We are all leaving a legacy, whether we like it or not. Our persona...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, April 28, 2019

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Celebrate a Loved One’s Life with a Tree this Arbor Day

When a loved one passes, it can be difficult to find the best way to honor their memory. Planting a commemorative tree is a unique and touching tribute that will last for many lifetimes and serve a...

There's an Art to Writing a Special Obituary

Like people, obituaries come in a variety of types and sizes. They can be long or short, sophisticated or simplistic, entertaining or dull. At one time, death notices contained only the very basic ...

From “We” to “Me”: How to Overcome Loneliness After the Death of a Spouse

While grief is a difficult time in any person's life, it can be especially challenging following the death of a spouse or mate. There’s not only the loss of a romantic partner, but also a companion...

How to Choose the Right Assisted Living Facility

There are currently more than 51,000 assisted living facilities in the United States. While they generally serve the same population and support the same housing goals, they vary widely by size, cu...

Seven Ways to Help a Loved One Bereaved by Suicide

  “That ton of bricks that is thrust upon your shoulders by a loved one’s suicide never goes away. But you do get stronger shoulders.” – Frank Kaufman Increasingly, suicide is being viewed n...

Safe and Sound: What Every Senior Should Know About Home Safety

The global population is rapidly becoming dominated by senior citizens. By the year 2050, the senior population in the United States is expected to rise from 48 million to an astonishing 88 million...

Being There for a Caregiver: How You Can Ease the Burden

Caregivers are driven by their compassion and desire to support their loved one on his or her end-of-life journey. Motivated by concern, caregivers often neglect their own needs and forget about ta...