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Debunking Top Funeral Myths

How we feel and what we think we understand about funerals is often outdated. We may take into account hearsay or believe what we see from old television shows or movies. The fact is, funerals are far different today than they were 100, 50 or even just 20 years ago.…...

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Keeping Traditions Alive Following a Loved One’s Death

When the death of a loved one occurs near a holiday or other personal celebration like an anniversary or birthday, it will certainly disrupt that year’s celebration. Families will often postpone or cancel any observances during the period immediately following a death. But is it possible to move on so…...

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The Importance of Updating Your Will

Making the decision to pre-plan for your funeral and establishing legal documents to make sure your wishes are carried out upon your death is rarely a pleasant task. Like many tasks involved in life, it can be challenging to accomplish but rewarding once it is successfully completed. Many people experience…...

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How to Help Children with Loss and Grief

Like adults, children will deal with the death of a loved one in a variety of ways. How they react may depend on factors like how often they saw the person who died, what their relationship was to them, and the age of the child. It will also depend on…...

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What is Advance Funeral Planning?

Advance funeral planning has become increasingly popular across the country. But what exactly is it and what are the financial and emotional benefits of it? Why is it important to consider and why should you choose Fares J. Radel? What is It? Advance funeral planning moves the decisions involving a…...

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How To Spend Down For Medicaid With A Prepaid Funeral Plan

Medicaid can be a complicated and frustrating benefit for seniors 65 years of age and older. It is funded by both the state and the federal government, with the intention of providing much needed medical benefits for people with a lower income. If a person has assets over the state…...

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End of Life Services For Your Pet

For most of us, pets are a member of our families. Many of us have had pets since we’ve been young. We’ve seen them learn and grow and they’ve provided us companionship and a friendly face. They’ve been a playmate, a walking partner, and in some cases, they have protected…...

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Mistakes to Avoid While Funeral Planning

Throughout life, we tend to make plans for the biggest events we can see for the future. We may plan to save a down payment and buy a home. We may set aside funds for college educations for our children. We look for the best ways to invest for our…...

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Things to Consider When Choosing an Urn

If you have made the decision to be cremated for yourself or someone else, one of the decisions you will be faced with is choosing an urn for the cremains. This decision alone can involve four factors. What is the purpose of the urn? While this may seem self-evident, it…...

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The Difference 100 Years Has Made in American Funerals

Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory has a long history of serving Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area families. John J. Radel started in the funeral service in 1878. In the over 100 years since we have grown and changed with the times. We were one of the first funeral…...

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