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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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Dealing with the Death and Funeral of a Child

Dealing with the death of a child is one of the most challenging journeys a person may make. Whether it is a son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter, or even a sibling, the death of a child leaves a wound that is difficult to heal. Each year, almost 60,000 children…...

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Six Misperceptions to be Aware of When it Comes to Funerals

There have always been misperceptions about funerals and the funeral home industry. Although more information is available today than ever before, some of these misperceptions persist. Here are six misperceptions that people still have about funerals. 1. To Pre-Plan a Funeral You Have to Pre-Pay for a Funeral. Many people…...

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