2019 is winding its way down, and we’ve experienced the highs and lows, as well as joys, sorrows, new events, endings, and the never-ending changes that occur throughout the year. This time of year is one of reflection and remembrance of the times we have shared with family and friends. We can look ahead with confidence knowing that the year was full, no matter what it entailed, and the New Year offers new hope for great change.
If you are enjoying the holidays with your loved ones, we encourage you to take that quality time. If you have been a reader of our blogs, we are so grateful to you. Our readers are important to us and give us feedback on what we can do better next year.
Without further ado, here are our top five blogs of 2019. We hope you have enjoyed them!
Our Top Five Blogs of 2019
5. Posthumous Posting:The Digital Will and Why You Should Have One
When a loved one has passed, there are many details and arrangements to be made. In decades past, most things like wills and financial forms were kept in a paper fileIn today’s digital world, however, we have the added difficulty of tracking down passwords and pin numbers, as well as managing the deceased’s online financial and social accounts. Read more...
4. Did my Loved One Make Prearrangements?
In a perfect world, everything goes out without a hitch. Everyone is on the same page. And there is never a need to worry. Then, there is real life. The question about whether or not a loved one already made burial arrangements before they passed is not that uncommon. Keep reading...
3. No Matter What Your Financial Situation – Having a Will Is Essential
When you think of a last will and testament, things like “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” or families feuding over an antique lamp may come to mind. After all, only those with wealth take the time to put together a will, right? No. A will can be a great asset in your end of life planning and alleviate worry, confusion, or possible contention among family members and friends. Continue reading...
2. Choosing the Right Urn for Your Loved One
The process of selecting an urn can sometimes be confusing. There are so many choices, and you may feel overwhelmed if you are making the decision after a loved one’s recent passing. The urn, especially when displayed at home, is another expression of the life of the deceased and the importance cannot be understated. The process of selecting an urn can sometimes be confusing. There are so many choices, and you may feel overwhelmed if you are making the decision after a loved one’s recent passing. The urn, especially when displayed at home, is another expression of the life of the deceased and the importance cannot be understated. Read more...
1. Caretaker Fatigue and Delayed Grief after a Loved One Dies
When you are one of the sole caretakers of a terminally ill loved one, most of your time is occupied by tending to their needs. Responding to these needs is understandably a fulltime job and most of us give freely of this time with love and compassion. It’s easy to skip a meal, lose sleep, and forget yourself when you need to care for someone you love dearly. Keep reading...
Looking to the New Year in Thanks
We hope you have enjoyed reading these five top blogs. We invite you to suggest topics for the 2020 lineup! (Can you believe it will be 2020?) Our hope is to offer insightful, relevant, and helpful content to our Miller readers, so do not hesitate to ask questions about our many topics and propose your own.
Happy New Year from your friends at Miller Funeral Services and Cremation Society of Texas.