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Understanding the Positives and Pitfalls of Grief Support Groups

They say “time heals all wounds”.  Yet, when you’re mourning the death of a spouse, child, or anyone dear to you, there are no benchmarks that can guarantee when you will feel better. Even a...
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Honoring Your Loved One: Ten Creative Ways to Use Cremated Remains

Cremation has become the most popular funeral choice for Americans. It currently accounts for more than half of all end-of-life dispositions in the U.S., and that number is expected to grow to near...
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Friday, March 20, 2020

Brittney Greene Interviewed by WMAR2NEWS Regarding COVID-19

                    RANDALLSTOWN, Md — Families, already grieving the loss of a loved one, are finding that their funerals have to be l...
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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Vaughn Greene Funeral Services is Prepared to Safely Care for Our Families During the COVID-19 Health Emergency

While our nation continues to develop its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Vaughn Greene Funeral Services remains committed to providing the highest quality of care to families in thei...
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Monday, March 16, 2020

Do You Know the Protocol for Funeral Processions?

Funeral processions can be confusing. Whether you’re participating in the procession or you encounter one, it’s often difficult to know the right thing to do. Should you stop for red lights? Are yo...
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Sunday, March 8, 2020

How to Choose the Right Cremation Urn

When it comes to cremation urns, there’s no shortage of choices. There are literally thousands of styles and options available, and you may wonder where to begin when deciding on an urn for your lo...
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Sunday, March 1, 2020

How to Help a Loved One with Hearing Loss

If you suspect an older loved one might be hearing impaired, it’s likely not just your imagination.  According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Hearing Disorders, 25%...
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Sunday, February 16, 2020

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Five Reasons Why Cremation is Surging in Popularity

People are choosing cremation services over burial in astonishing numbers.  In 2016, the U.S. cremation rate surpassed 50 percent for the first time, according t...

Is it Time for Your Mom or Dad to Hang Up the Car Keys?

It may seem like only yesterday that your folks began entrusting you with their car keys. Yet, you may now be in the position to determine whether they are fit to drive. This role re...

Coping with the Fog of Grief

You forgot to pay your water bill, lost your car keys (again!), and now the toast is burnt. When mourning the loss of a loved one, your mind may wander or shut down in ways that...

Five Tips for Dealing with Grief in the New Year

“Some people may not understand why the grieving are reluctant to move into the new year. For them, they see a fresh year, a new season. But for the bereaved, it’s moving into a new ...

The Amazing Ways a Bucket List can Transform Your Life

“If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and every day you have the opportunity to write a new page.” - Mark Houlahan  At any age, a b...

How to Write a Meaningful Condolence Message

When someone you know is grieving, it can be difficult to know exactly what to say to them. You may be afraid of writing too much or too little or getting your messaging wrong altogether. Th...

Helpful Tips for Seniors When Talking to the Doctor

Do you get as much face-to-face time with your physician as you’d like? If the answer is no, you aren’t alone. In a 2017 national survey commissioned by The Physicians Foundation, just 11% o...