It will no longer beIdea Vilariño
we will not live together
I will not raise your child
I will not sew your clothes
I won’t have you at night
I won’t kiss you as I leave…
When a loved one has passed away, the feeling that it generates is one of surprise and rupture. Uncertainty and disorientation grip us. It does not matter if the person was terminally ill and we had time to prepare ourselves, the impact is always sudden. For this reason, prevention takes on a relevant importance, to have at hand information and a plan to make things easier.
In the United States, when a person dies, hospital personnel, a nurse, or a qualified physician is authorized to declare the death before the law. In the event of a sudden or sudden death at home, 911 should be called so that emergency services or, if necessary, a medical examiner are legally authorized to remove the person’s body.
Once these arrangements have been made, the funeral service should be sought in accordance with what is foreseen, and if not, the advisors or persons in charge will offer the different options available. Funeral services must be held within 24 hours after the death. People who belong to the military or religious congregations usually have mortuary support.
Funeral agencies issue the Death Certificate 15 days later, and as in all events in life, official documents are essential for procedures in the various institutions. Leave these services in the hands of professionals, so that you can be in the company of your loved ones during the first moments of mourning, which are the most painful.
For all of the above, we suggest these #tools, which you can use whenever you need them and they will help you go through this inevitable process with some fluency:
- Foresight is very important, since talking in advance about hiring a funeral plan, is not a matter of bad premonition, but rather a necessary help, and that allows to have reliable people to make the arrangements, with warmth, peace, and tranquility. Follow the link to our immediate need services to know where to start.
- When referring to foresight we do not want you to anticipate grief, as it is said in Buddhism: – the moment of death is uncertain – even in terminal patients. To foresee means to have all matters in order to be able to accompany our loved one and express our love until the end of their life, while they are physically close to us.
- When that fateful day of death occurs, the first thing to do is to remain calm, try to calm your mind, try to stay focused and you will know the order of the steps to follow.
- Practice meditation, it is a mental health tool that allows you to go to that calm you always need. Here are some simple steps to start meditating at any moment.
- Ask for help is fine, team up with family and friends to get through this first stage, someone to help you with the paperwork, phone calls, and paperwork.
- After the funeral, there will be many pending tasks that will require extra effort, a long time, and a lot of patience to accomplish, for example, notices, payment of pending bills, mortgages, contact with insurance companies or social security, cancellations, legal procedures, probate matters, etc. Undoubtedly, a previous communication would help to know in what situation the person’s affairs are before passing away, in any case, this article can be useful.
At Del Pueblo Funeral Home, we insist that prevention is one of the most important tools we have to face the inevitable, do not be afraid to go into the topics that sound difficult, in the future, they will give you and your loved ones peace of mind because they will avoid unnecessary problems and conflicts, so we remind you that we make the most difficult moments easy.