The changing business of death
The business and traditions of human burials and funerals is changing.
Many still opt for a traditional funeral or cremation but for those who want something else the options are expanding. They include plain boxes, green plans and even aquamation.
We talk about the choices, the changes, the costs and all the emotions surrounding such decisions.
- Dan Shulman, acting director of external affairs for FEMA’s Region 5, which includes Ohio
- Michael Schoedinger, CFSP, CPC and president of Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service
- Edward Bixby, owner and operator of Steelmantown Cemetery Companies in New Jersey and president of the Green Burial Council
- Mallory McDuff, author of Our Last Best Act: Planning For The End Of Our Lives To Protect The People And Places We Love
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