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Understanding the Stages of Grief

Posted on December 5, 2018 by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief and Healing, Grief and Loss, Self Healing Tips

The term “grief” is often associated with the loss of a loved one. But grief can also be experienced after other losses including losing a job, going through a breakup or being diagnosed with a medical illness. Although you may be aware that there are several stages of grief, do you know how to identify […]

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How Your Pet Can Help You Grieve 

Posted on November 21, 2018 by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre | Leave a comment
Posted under Grief and Healing, Grief and Loss, Self Healing Tips

Grief is an experience unlike any other.   Not only does it last for an unexpected time period, but it can also be triggered by the smallest thing. But just when you think there’s simply nowhere to turn to for help with your grief, look no further than your own pet.  Pets provide a calm reassurance […]

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Tips for Funeral and Visitation Etiquette in Hamilton, Ontario and the Surrounding Area

Posted on November 7, 2018 by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre | Leave a comment
Posted under Funeral/Memorial Service Planning, Grief and Healing, Grief and Loss

Even though death is a part of everyone’s life, many of us lack experience in knowing how to act at a funeral, visitation or memorial service. From what to wear to what to say or do, it can be difficult to know the in’s and out’s of attending these important events. Here are some tips […]

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What’s Involved with a Cremation? 

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre | Leave a comment
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Whether it’s the cheaper costs involved, its environmental friendliness or an individual’s cultural beliefs, cremations continue to rise in popularity among Canadians.  According to the Cremation Association of North America (CANA), the cremation rate in Canada is projected to be almost 75 percent by 2020 – a huge increase from the 1960s, when less than five percent […]

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How Long Can a Funeral Home Hold a Body?

Posted on October 10, 2018 by Circle of Life Cremation and Burial Centre | Leave a comment
Posted under Cremation Services, Funeral/Memorial Service Planning

When a loved one dies, it can be hard enough dealing with the emotional fallout that ensues. Then comes organizing the funeral, which could involve making travel arrangements for family and friends traveling from afar. What happens if certain loved ones need a few days to arrive for the funeral or you need longer to […]

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