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Ask One Simple Question

In an article earlier this year published in the Well Section of the New York Times, author Jancee...
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Tis the Season for Self Care

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, something that many welcome with joy and anticipation. But for...
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Family, Fun and Gratitude –Thanksgiving’s Real Treats

During the days running up to Thanksgiving, most of us focus on the food. We can smell the...
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What Has Changed Since 1927?

As expected, much has changed in the funeral industry over the past century, as it has in so...
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Presence is the Best Gift of All

In recent blogs we’ve discussed the importance of taking care of yourself this holiday season. We also provided...
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What Were Funerals Like in 1927?

Every October, we like to reflect on our history, something of which we are very proud. It was...
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What Else Is Covered By the FTC’s Funeral Rule?

In addition to ensuring that price lists are updated and easily accessible to grieving families, the Funeral Rule...
General Price List 3/10/23 - picture of Hilgenfeld offices

FTC’s Funeral Rule Provides Pricing Transparency

Families who have lost a loved one instantly find themselves faced with a number of decisions regarding funeral...
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Pre-Planning – Why It’s Good For Your Family

Most of us have been through it at some point in our lives - that emotional upheaval when...
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How To Keep Your Friendships Strong

Finding new friends can be hard in today’s busy, technological world; keeping them presents its own set of...
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A How To Guide To Finding New Friends

Make new friends but keep the old. Some are silver and the others gold. That quote from my...
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The Incredible Value of Friendship

“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” ~...