Believe it or not, many countries have been seeing a growth in cremation since the 1960s. However, it was not until the last decade that it started becoming more popular within the United States as well as at our San Bernardino funeral home. By 2023, it’s expected that cremations will account for 59.4% of services, according to the Cremation Association of North America.

Considering the growing popularity, here are the 4 different types of cremations services that are commonly offered today.

· Ash Scattering Service

There are times when a loved one wants to have their ashes scattered at a place of significant meaning to them. To help accommodate these wishes, an ash scattering service can take place. In most cases, this is done privately by family members who do it themselves.

· Direct Cremation

This is one of the most cost-effective cremation options available (with a donation to science being the only cheaper option). There is no funeral service, viewing, or visitation that takes place when a family chooses to go with the direct cremation route. After the cremation is performed, the family is provided with an urn that contains the ashes.

· Memorial Service After Cremation

When going with this route, the body is cremated within the first 24-48 hours of passing which eliminates the need for embalming. Often this is the option that works best for when a family member has passed away while in another location or where they want flexibility.

During the memorial service, a rented casket is usually used as this type of service is similar to a traditional funeral service without the body being present. However, family members may choose to have the urn present for the memorial service if this option is feasible.

For those that do not mind forgoing the traditional service and reducing the funeral expenses as much as possible, having a memorial service after cremation at a San Bernardino funeral home is the best way to do this. Especially if you want a service where family members can attend.

· Traditional Funeral Service

To conduct a traditional funeral service, it will need to be done within 2-3 of passing and it also requires embalming to preserve the state of the body. This is the most common option seen at our San Bernardino funeral home as it provides family and friends with the opportunity to have a viewing/visitation before and during … Read the rest

You know that you are applying to the very best Ivy League schools. So, your grades are superior to those of your classmates and your ACT and SAT scores are much higher than the national average. Is this going to be enough to push you atop and get you into the top colleges you would like to apply for? In the case of Ivy Leagues, you are going to have to do a little more to ensure you are going to get in. They do not admit many students each year, so you have to figure out a few ways in which you can make your application shine. The help of a team of consultants at Ivy Select is a good starting point to ensure your application is going to shine. But, why work with a team of consultants when you are applying to college? For starters, they know what Ivy League programs are looking for. With Ivy Select, you will have

  • A team dedicated to guaranteeing your application packet looks great
  • A team which will work to ensure your best assets are featured
  • The knowledge that you need to include and highlight for specific schools
  • A team of experts that know what the top Ivy Leagues are looking for, and what you should include or leave out of your application package

Furthermore, when you have dedicated consultants working with you, they are going to check your application, make sure there are no errors, and tailor it to the specific program you are applying to. Even a small error in your essay or your application can go a long way, even if everything else looks perfect. Because Ivy Leagues are so competitive, you really have to take the time to work on your application, to ensure it’s as close to perfect as it can possibly be.

This is a stressful time for you and you are going to have to have the right team in place to assist you on all phases of the process. With Ivy Select, not only do you have a team of consultants who will work with you, but also guide you through the process. You don’t have to go through the college admission process on your own. Work with a team that wants you to succeed, and is going to do everything they possibly can to ensure your application will outshine the competition you are going up … Read the rest

Detail of motorcycle rider driving in Alpine road.

A motorcycle accident is different than getting into an auto accident. The damages are going to differ, the type of injuries are going to differ, and the claims you might file are going to differ. When you are hurt in an accident, make sure you hire a specialist to handle your claim. Sure, you can hire a personal injury lawyer, but you are going to be far better served by turning to the bike accident specialists at riderzlaw.com. Not only does the firm specialize in motorcycle accidents, but it has the top attorneys to work with you to ensure you get what your claim is worth. 

Why hire a specialist?

Like anything, when it comes to legal battles, you want to make sure you have the best lawyer in your corner. This is what you are going to get with riderzlaw.com. The team specializes in motorcycle accident claims. What this means is that

  • They understand the motorcycle accident claim process
  • They know what goes into proving fault
  • They are aware of how to collect evidence and to track down witnesses
  • The lawyers know how to prove what is required to ensure their client receives the damages are worth

Furthermore, a team that specializes in these claims, knows how much they are worth. Therefore, if the opposing attorney is trying to lowball their client, or offer less in damages than the claim is worth, the legal team will fight back to prove what the claim is really worth. And, as an injured party in a motorcycle accident, this is just what you need to have on your side. You want a legal team that will fight for you, and fight to ensure you are going to receive the amount of damages that are owed to you, and not anything less. 

If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you want to turn to the top legal minds who specializes in motorcycle accident claims. At riderzlaw.com, this is what you are getting. Highly trained legal minds, those who know how to represent you, how to find and gather the facts, and a team that will work to ensure you are going to receive what your case is worth. After an accident, make sure you get the top legal experts to handle your case. Visit our site today to learn more about our representation, … Read the rest