Buzz Lightyear Helps With Pushy Cemetery Salespeople

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As you may know, I am relatively new to the death services industry and not a licensed funeral director.   Unfortunately, sometimes industry veterans think that they can take advantage of me because I am a relative rookie.     This recently happened at a large commercial for-profit cemetery.   The cemetery manager, for whom I was doing…

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Bart Weisman Obituary

Bart Weisman August 8, 2021 Obituary Bart Weisman passed away on August 8, 2021 “Peacefully” with his family by his side. Bart led a life filled with generosity, which touched the lives of thousands. He and Shirley, his wife of more than 55 years, were incredibly magnanimous donors to the Federation & The Ruth &…

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New Federal Rules Regarding Patient Access To Medical Records

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Learn Your Rights Healthcare providers have a legal obligation to provide access to medical records both while a patient is alive and after death.   Almost every week, I speak to a family whose loved one died, was denied access to medical records, and has no idea why their loved one passed. This is both an ethical wrong and…

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