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Brent Thomas

Brent Thomas is the Assistant Director – Field Training and Development at Homesteaders Life Company. Prior to joining Homesteaders, Brent spent 23 years in the funeral profession, including 17 years at Batesville Casket Company. His award-winning experience as a business consultant, coach/mentor and strategic sales leader is rooted in his commitment to helping families honor their loved ones.

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How to Discuss Cremation Options with Families

May 14, 2021 by Brent Thomas
Cremation, Featured

We all know that cremation rates are rising. According to CANA’s 2020 industry statistical information, the cremation rate is projected to be 60.7% in 2024. Although this number will vary by service area, the percentage of people who choose cremation is expected to continue to increase overall.

As more families are selecting this option, funeral professionals need to be prepared to answer their questions and help them plan meaningful and memorable funeral services. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you work to provide the best possible experience.

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