5 Resources to Remember for Have the Talk of a Lifetime Month

Time for Family, Time for Talk is a month-long event in November designed to help participating firms share the benefits of Have the Talk of a Lifetime® and the value of funeral service in their communities. The program provides many opportunities to host events that bring families together to share their stories and discuss memorialization in meaningful ways.

How can your funeral home help families start these important conversations? Here are a few resources to keep in mind throughout November and in the months to come.


Conversation Cards

Have the Talk of a Lifetime® has developed a deck of 50 conversation starter cards with thought-provoking questions. Sitting down with loved ones to reflect on these prompts can be a joyful experience that allows families to share cherished memories.

CLICK HERE for our exclusive video series to see how these cards work.


Event Listings

Participating funeral homes can help spread the word about their events on the Have the Talk of a Lifetime® website. Visit the link below and scroll down to "Submit an Event" to get started.

CLICK HERE to view the event list and submit your event.


Holiday Activity Guide

The Time for Family, Time for Talk holiday activity guide contains several fun ideas for connecting with family members throughout the season. It provides inspiration for assembling a holiday time capsule, creating a memory tablecloth and more.

CLICK HERE to get the holiday activity guide.


Resource Toolkit

The program includes a member toolkit with many of the materials funeral professionals need to plan and promote Time for Family, Time for Talk events. Participating firms can use resources such as digital and print ads, a press release template and more.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the program resources.


Recognition Days

Time for Family, Time for Talk events center around special recognition days throughout the month of November. These dates offer opportunities to host events and get families engaged through your funeral home social media marketing.

  • November 11: Veterans Day
  • November 13: World Kindness Day
  • November 23: Thanksgiving
  • November 24: National Day of Listening

 CLICK HERE to stay updated on Have the Talk of a Lifetime® on Facebook.


How is your firm (or your family) planning to celebrate? Share your plans in the comments below!