[Video] A Good Goodbye TV on Life Celebrations

Mar 4, 2016 | 0 comments

A Good Goodbye TVThe fourth episode of A Good Goodbye TV, now available on The Family Plot Channel on YouTube, focuses on the life cycle event formerly known as a funeral or memorial service, now known as celebrations of life or life celebrations.

The guests interviewed are Paul Layer with FRENCH Funerals & Cremations, and Samara Rivett, Certified Celebrant.

The discussion includes topics such as:

  • The steps a family takes to say goodbye to a loved one
  • How clergy and religion fit into funeral planning
  • What options a “spiritual but not religious” family can consider
  • The downside of not holding some sort of ritual to acknowledge a loss
  • How the celebrant movement started in Australia
  • How celebrant memorial services differ from traditional or religious funerals
  • Resources to find celebrants and celebrant training in the U.S.

Both the Insight Institute and the Celebrant Foundation & Institute offer searchable databases to find funeral celebrants by state in the U.S. Gail Rubin, CT, the host of A Good Goodbye TV, is a Certified Funeral Celebrant in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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This interview is found on DVD 2, Trending Topics: Green Funerals, Life Celebrations and Pet Loss, on the four-DVD set of all the interviews in the series, A Good Goodbye TV.

A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die presents an educational and entertaining 12-episode series of 25-minute programs. This award-winning show features expert interviews on “everything you need to know before you go.”

Host Gail Rubin, CT, brings a light touch to a serious subject. Like her award-winning book of the same name, the TV interviews cover information most folks don’t know about until faced with a death in the family. By planning ahead and having a conversation families can reduce stress at a time of grief, minimize family conflict, save money, and create a meaningful, memorable good goodbye.

Each episode provides valuable insights into funeral planning issues. From pre-need planning to grief counseling, financial issues to the latest trends in death care, these interviews offer eye-opening insights into the party no one wants to plan.

FRENCH Funerals & Cremations logoThe anchor sponsor for the series is the FRENCH Family of Companies. They include FRENCH Funerals & Cremations; FRENCH Advance Planning; Sunset Memorial Park; Best Friends Pet Services; Best Friends Forever Pet Cemetery and Cremation Society of New Mexico (CSNM). FRENCH is the recipient of the National Funeral Directors Association’s 2012 Pursuit of Excellence® Award and a member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes. Their website is www.FrenchFunerals.com.

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The four-DVD set of 12 interviews, from pre-need planning to grief counseling, is $24.99 plus shipping. Place your order for A Good Goodbye TV on DVD today! CLICK HERE to order.

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