More people are looking ahead to the future now more than ever before. It’s smart to plan ahead for your retirement, right? And while it might sound morbid to look even farther forward to the end of your life, it’s a smart idea to work with a funeral home to pre-plan your final arrangements. You don’t have to worry about placing a burden on your family in order to plan those things after you are gone. Here’s what a funeral home can do to help you with your future final plans.
The funeral home can save you money.
While you know that any funeral home in the Charlotte area will cost more, do you really know how much? You might be shocked when you see some of the numbers. But when you arrange the services yourself, you are able to also pay for them—at the rates that are published today. You know that prices of anything only go up and arranging your services now can save you quite a bit of money in the future. Plus, the funeral home will have suggestions that can save you even more money. If you’re going with cremation, for example, you can save more by having direct cremation done and holding a memorial later.
The funeral home can suggest specifics for grief.
At the time of your passing, your family will be in a state of grief. While you may have gone through grief yourself in the past, you’re probably not an expert on it. Those working at a funeral home know what people go through and what they need in order to move on with their lives after losing someone important to them. When you pre-plan your services with a funeral home, they can suggest certain things to help you plan something that will mean a lot to those who are grieving. They understand the process and can help you focus on what your family will need at that time.
There are a lot of other things your funeral home will do in order to help you pre-plan just the right services for yourself. Your loved ones (and you!) will have peace of mind that the services in place are just what you want. First, however, you have to find a funeral home to help you with the planning process. For that, you can contact Heritage Funeral & Cremation Services. We have three locations and we’d love to hear from you at any one of them. Contact us or visit us at: 3700 Forest Lawn Dr., Matthews, NC, 28104, call (704) 846-3771; 16151 Lancaster Hwy, Charlotte, NC, 28277, call (704) 714-1540; or 4431 Old Monroe Rd., Indian Trail, NC, 28079, call (704) 821-2960. We’re here to help you pre-plan as many details as you’d like in advance.