Social Distancing, Weddings and Funerals

Social Distancing, Weddings and Funerals

Posted on April 3, 2020 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Does it take losing something to make us see its real value? Suddenly we find ourselves in a world where weddings and funerals may not happen. Just a few weeks ago people might have questioned the need for these kinds of gatherings. Now, we begin to feel what we have lost. Albeit a temporary loss, […]

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Age-Associated Financial Vulnerability

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Read this blog even though you don’t want to. Especially if you or your parent is over 65 or living alone. Age Associated Financial Vulnerability is a real thing and it affects intelligent independent people. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau puts the cost of elder financial exploitation as high as $36 billion a year. If […]

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Accepting an invitation

Posted on November 29, 2019 by Sytsema Funeral Home | Leave a comment
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Previous blog posts have acknowledged how hard it is to deal with special occasions (e.g. holidays, birthdays) when you’ve recently lost the one you love. So, what do you do when you receive an invitation for that special occasion that you don’t feel like accepting? Maybe you are afraid you’ll be a wet blanket, or […]

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