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End of life issues can be handled in graceful, unique and loving ways that family, friends and professionals might not consider without this book. Heartfelt Memorial Services provides you with valuable resources for rethinking memorials, funerals, celebrations and how we treat each other on end of life journeys.

Dave and Beverly’s compassionate and easy to follow handbook will help anyone facing a loss make decisions that will be cherished for generations to come.

Co-authors Dave and Beverly of Heartfelt Memorial Services team up to educate families, companies and organizations that deal with end of life issues. Dave Savage is owner of Memory Keepers Video and Beverly Molander is a radio host and ordained Centers for Spiritual Life minister.

Heartfelt Memorial Services:

Inspires and provides materials for sharing and recording fond memories, family stories and ethical wills.

Offers suggestions for approaching loss issues before, during and after the memorial service, as well as
into the future.

Helps families to navigate their religious and cultural differences and preferences.

Delivers a sense of direction for navigating difficult and sensitive end of life issues.

Shows service organizers how to keep things simple and flowing even in the midst of overwhelming grief.

Will be referred to over and over again by individuals and service providers.

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Amazon Book Description
We all dread making decisions, especially when we don’t think we have satisfactory answers or options. This is particularly true when it comes to dealing with the tough issues that surround your loved one’s end-of-life journey or unexpected death.

While we will certainly go through a grieving process with each loss, grief can sometimes be deepened by regret. Regret that we didn’t take advantage of the time we had left. Regret that we could have handled something differently. Regret that we could have honored our loved one better. Lost opportunities turn into regret. Regret turns into grieving for what could have been, In Heartfelt Memorial Services you will learn things to do so that you have fewer regrets about what you did and how you did it during the care-giving, dying and memorial service process. With this guidebook you will feel that you have done the best you can under whatever the circumstance.

As co-authors, Beverly Molander and Dave Savage bring experience and expertise from their varied professional backgrounds. Beverly Molander is an ordained minister with Centers for Spiritual Living, and is a radio host of a weekly show on Unity Online Radio.  Dave Savage is founder and producer of Memory Keepers Video, a company that helps individuals and families create a legacy through family storytelling and sharing that will be passed on for generations to come

Both Beverly and Dave use the materials in this book when assisting families and acting as funeral or memorial service planners and officiants. They also share their experience and advice as educators to companies and organizations.

Whether you are in the midst of care-giving, saying goodbye, or planning a funeral, Heartfelt Memorial Services is a valuable resource. You will gain clarity about what to do and how to do it.

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Amazon Book Description 393 words
We all dread making decisions, especially when we don’t think we have satisfactory answers or options. This is particularly true when it comes to dealing with the tough issues that surround your loved one’s end-of-life journey or unexpected death.

While we will certainly go through a grieving process with each loss, grief can sometimes be deepened by regret. Regret that we didn’t take advantage of the time we had left. Regret that we could have handled something differently. Regret that we could have honored our loved one better. Lost opportunities turn into regret. Regret turns into grieving for what could have been, In Heartfelt Memorial Services you will learn things to do so that you have fewer regrets about what you did and how you did it during the care-giving, dying and memorial service process. With this guidebook you willfeel that you have done the best you can under whatever the circumstance.

Heartfelt Memorial Services provides value to families and individuals who are:

anticipating and preparing for the death of a loved one.
• planning to have “The Conversation” with their elders about end-of-life choices and options.

looking for ways to bring together friends and family with a sense of unity and integrity, even when different belief
systems may appear to be a stumbling block.

creating an inspiring celebration-of-life / tribute gathering in honor of a friend while the person is still there to enjoy it.

wishing to ease the burden on the family by planning for your own eventual death.

As co-authors, Beverly Molander and Dave Savage bring experience and expertise from their varied professional backgrounds. Beverly Molander is an ordained minister with Centers for Spiritual Living, and is a radio host of a weekly show on Unity Online Radio.  Dave Savage is founder and producer of Memory Keepers Video, a company that helps individuals and families create a legacy through family storytelling and sharing that will be passed on for generations to come

Both Beverly and Dave use the materials in this book when assisting families and acting as funeral or memorial service planners and officiants. They also share their experience and advice as educators to companies and organizations.

Whether you are in the midst of care-giving, saying goodbye, or planning a funeral, Heartfelt Memorial Services is a valuable resource. You will gain clarity about what to do and how to do it.

End of life issues can be handled in graceful, unique and loving ways that family, friends and professionals might not consider without this book.
Heartfelt Memorial Services provides you with valuable resources for rethinking memorials, funerals, celebrations and how we treat each other on end of life journeys.

Dave and Beverly’s compassionate and easy to follow handbook will help anyone facing a loss make decisions that will be cherished for generations to come.

Heartfelt Memorial Services:

Inspires and provides materials for sharing and recording fond memories, family stories and ethical wills.

Offers suggestions for approaching loss issues before, during and after the memorial service, as well as into the future.

Helps families to navigate their religious and cultural differences and preferences.

Delivers a sense of direction for navigating difficult and sensitive end of life issues.

Shows service organizers how to keep things simple and flowing even in the midst of overwhelming grief.

Will be referred to over and over again by individuals and service providers.

Heartfelt Memorial Services provides value to families and individuals who:
• need an immediate resource to plan a funeral or memorial service.
• are anticipating and preparing for the death of a loved one.
• want to have “The Conversation” with their elders about end-of-life choices and options.
• are looking for ways to bring together friends and family with a sense of unity and integrity, even when different belief systems may appear to be a stumbling block.
• would like to plan a touching time of remembrance or ceremony after a loved one has died.
• want to create an inspiring celebration-of-life / tribute gathering in honor of a friend while the person is still there to enjoy it.
• would rather not talk about end of life options, ideas, choices, resources or decisions

“That was the Best Memorial Service I’ve ever been to”
“It was heartwarming, touching, thoughtful and funny — just what he and we wanted.”

How would you like your friends and family saying that about the one you planned?

Honoring loved ones in the midst of grief is challenging.

Now there’s a practical guide for creating meaningful end of life ceremonies and family experiences.

Family, friends and professionals are looking for new, unique and loving ways to handle end of life issues. They want ideas that can be used in both traditional and non-traditional settings. Heartfelt Memorial Services provides valuable resources for rethinking memorials, funerals, celebrations and how we treat each other during end of life journeys.

Dave Savage is owner of Memory Keepers Video and Beverly Molander is a radio host and ordained minister.
They also help plan and officiate at end of life services and provide presentations and training at conferences, companies and organizations.

Heartfelt Memorial Services:

• Offers suggestions for approaching loss issues before, during and after the memorial service, as well as into the future.

• Delivers a sense of direction for navigating difficult and sensitive end of life issues.

• Helps families to navigate their religious and cultural differences and preferences.

• Shows service organizers how to keep things simple and flowing even in the midst of overwhelming grief.

• Inspires and provides materials for sharing and recording fond memories, family stories and ethical wills.

• Will be referred to over and over again by individuals and service providers.

Heartfelt Memorial Services Your Guide for Planning Meaningful Funerals, Celebrations of Life and Times of Remembrance
is available through the Createspace e-store page: Createspace.com/5070036 and Amazon.com    ISBN 978-0-9909808-9-6

238 pages

For more information contact the authors in Atlanta.
dave@davesavage.com  404 323-8686
Beverly@beverlyMolander.net

Heartfelt Memorial Services: Your Guide for Planning Meaningful Funerals, Celebrations of Life and Times of Remembrance.  Dave Savage and Beverly Molander  HeartfeltMemorialServices.com

The book is avaiable on our e-store page  Createspace.com/5070036, and Amazon for International and Prime customers