Overcoming Grief: Moving Forward Without Letting Go

When a loved one dies, it can be hard to imagine life without them in it. But somehow, life continues whether you are ready for it to or not. This fact is never more present than when we start a new year. But how do you move on when you’re grieving the loss of a

By |2022-11-10T17:23:11+00:00February 1st, 2018|

Top Ten Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season

How can you get through the holidays after the loss of a loved one? The holiday season is a time typically spent with family and friends. While usually seen as a joyous occasion and a time to reconnect, for those who have lost a loved one the holiday can also be a challenging one.

By |2022-11-11T00:52:21+00:00December 1st, 2017|

Choosing Cremation Over Burial

Cremation is gaining popularity in the United States. Every year, more and more people choose cremation and this year, for the first time, more than half of all deaths in the United States ended in cremation at 50.2 percent. Why the change? Why are more people than ever choosing cremation over burial? There are many

By |2022-11-11T00:47:51+00:00October 27th, 2017|

Walk. Run. Celebrate.

Lightbridge 5k Accu-Care Cremation is proud to be a sponsor of this fundraising event. In its 9th year, the Lightbridge 5k raises critical funds to support the foundation’s hospice programs in the San Diego area. Hospice Care Hospice provides terminal patients with the support and care they need as they are nearing the end of

By |2022-11-11T00:48:24+00:00September 29th, 2017|

Handling Social Media Accounts Following the Death of a Loved One

There are many questions after the death of a loved one, and a new issue over the past several years is how to manage the social media accounts of the deceased. The average American internet user has more than 5 social media accounts, leaving us asking who is responsible for managing or closing these accounts

By |2022-11-11T00:49:23+00:00April 19th, 2017|

Understanding Veteran Cremation Services

The period following the death of a loved one is a difficult time.  There are many decisions to be made, and navigating all the options available to honor the life of a veteran can be confusing.  That’s where Accu-Care comes in.  Planning a funeral or memorial service for a veteran who has chosen cremation comes

By |2022-11-11T00:49:46+00:00February 14th, 2017|

Funerals in 2023: Not An Ordinary Black Attire Service

Funerals in 2023 are more than your ordinary black attire services. According to Funeral One, the “Baby Boomers see funerals as a “crowning” performance and that means you’ve got to set the stage for them to celebrate life.” Funeral Director and Writer, Thomas Lynch, once wrote, “a good funeral gets the dead where they need

By |2022-12-11T23:39:09+00:00October 17th, 2016|

What Is A Direct Cremation?

As evidenced by the rapidly increasing popularity of cremation, most people possess at least a familiarity with the practice. Where we at Accu-Care Cremation & Funerals find confusion enters into the conversation is when they must decide between a traditional cremation and a direct cremation. Today, we will discuss direct cremation and how it may

By |2022-11-11T00:50:16+00:00September 1st, 2015|

The Increase of Cremations For Members of Our Fur Families

It is true that we at Accu-Care focus our attentions on attending to families and individuals who require an immediate cremation for a friend or family member who had not preplanned their own cremation arrangements. However, we are addressing in this blog post a cremation trend that is growing, not just here in the United

By |2022-11-11T00:50:27+00:00August 22nd, 2015|