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Tips for Discussing Cremation with Families

February 04, 2021 by Pam Kleese
Cremation, Featured

I’ve been fascinated by the topic of cremation ever since I started working at Homesteaders many years ago. Being new to the funeral profession, I struggled to understand why the topic generated such differing reactions among funeral professionals. As I’ve spent more time understanding the dynamics at play for many in the profession, I started to realize that the issue was more complicated than I’d originally thought. That is why I was excited that Homesteaders sponsored a joint research project with the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) in 2019. We heard directly from consumers about their personal cremation experiences so we could better understand their motivations and perspectives on this topic.

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Cremation as a Catalyst for Prearranging

September 22, 2015 by Pam Kleese

At Homesteaders, we’re committed to helping our funeral home customers better serve families who choose cremation. One way we do this is through semi-annual policy owner surveys, which help gather the perspectives of preneed families who funeral professionals serve every day.

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