Showing Support & Sympathy

When someone is grieving, the most important thing you can do is simply be there for them. Your heartfelt presence, a hand to hold, a friend to call late at night—these things are invaluable to someone who is hurting. Whether you’ve got a partner, child, friend, co-worker or anyone else who needs a shoulder to lean on, we can help.

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Let Imagine: A Memorial Inspiration Guide inspire your perfect service.

Gifts & gestures to show sympathy

After a death, you may wish to call, write a note or send a gift. But you may not know what words to use or which gift to choose. Don’t let your uncertainty stop you from reaching out. Let your heart lead you—and consider these ideas and tips.

Support those who are grieving

Navigating grief is a journey that can be scary and lonely. Knowing that you can count on others in your darkest hours can make all the difference. Here are some resources that will help you show up for those you love when they need you most.

Funeral attendance & etiquette

If you’re wondering if you should wear all black to a funeral or what flowers you should send to a Jewish family’s home (answer: none), we can help. Dignity Memorial® funeral directors are always available for questions. These articles will help, too.

Be inspired to plan your perfect service

A funeral or cremation memorial that celebrates the details that make you unique in the world takes a little thought and planning. Fill out the form to get your free copy of Imagine: A Memorial Inspiration Guide and start thinking about how you’d like to be remembered.

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