If you were to pass away tomorrow,who would have the legal right to authorize your cremation? The answer may surprise you. Utah law requires that a legal document,called a cremation authorization form,be completed and signed by an individual with the proper authority. This form must be signed before [...]
The process of embalming has been around for thousands of years and has been practiced by many ancient cultures,including the Incas of Peru and during the Han Dynasty in China. Most notably,the ancient Egyptians have been credited with elevating embalming to its highest form by developing the process of [...]
As a funeral director,I have heard many people comment,“I want my family to have a party when I die!” No matter how many times I hear this statement,my first response is always the same. What? You want them to have a party? The death of a loved one [...]
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The U.S. Census Bureau defines a baby boomer as a person who was born during the post-World War II era from 1946 to 1964. Different groups,organizations,individuals,and scholars have widely varying opinions on what constitutes a baby boomer;however,the historical impact of this particular generation cannot [...]
One of the most difficult circumstances to deal with in life is death. Although it is inevitable,it is still,at best,an unpleasant topic. Dealing with the details required for arranging a funeral can be stressful and overwhelming. At SereniCare Funeral Home,we strive to make this process easier in [...]
Have you ever considered donating your body to science? Doctors,nurses,dentists,funeral directors,chiropractors,physical therapists,and others trained in a medical profession benefit greatly from this selfless decision that improves medical science and the future of humankind.
Whole body donation is not the same as organ donation. Organ donation [...]
When considering what funeral home to choose for cremation whether it be,in advance for yourself,or at the time of need for a loved one,there are some major differences to consider. I believe everyone not only has the right to educate themselves,but also the responsibility to perform their [...]
Preplanning final arrangements is becoming increasingly popular. As we meet with individuals to discuss cremation and their available options,we are always surprised to discover the number of misconceptions people have concerning pre-planning. Many of you are considering cremation for yourselves or for your loved ones and need accurate information.
Times have changed. Many people are looking to save money in today’s harsh economy,but do you have to compromise value and service to receive a lower price? Absolutely not. In response to this demand,SereniCare Funeral Home is proud to announce its new funeral package pricing. We provide straightforward,affordable [...]
We have all heard the old adage,“I Can’t Afford to Die!” While we may find this statement humorous,many a truth has been spoken in jest. But what happens when there is more truth than jest? Each year two million funerals are arranged in America,and statistics show that as [...]