Today, more people recognize that planning ahead provides peace of mind and demonstrates love and consideration for their families.
Preplanning is a thoughtful decision that helps reduce the stress of indecision and uncertainty when a death occurs. A carefully preplanned service can be the most comforting to your family as it spares them from having to face decisions that can be both emotionally and financially difficult at the time of death. It can give them lasting peace of mind to know that they have acted in accordance with your wishes.
Emotional Benefits :
Your family is everything. So the last thing you’d want is to put them in a difficult position. A time of loss is a time of confusion, but your final arrangements don’t have to add to the uncertainty.
Pre-planning your funeral can save your loved ones from having to make decisions while they’re grieving. And they won’t have to guess what you’d want. Making pre-arrangements is the responsible thing to do.
Instead of getting bogged down in details, your family will be able to focus on celebrating your life.
Financial Benefits :
Funerals are often an unexpected expense. But they don’t have to be. You can choose to fund your pre-arranged plans now, and the costs will be locked in for the future, even if prices for various services and products increase. You don’t have to pre-pay if you pre-plan, but it is the best way to take the financial burden off your family.
So it’s definitely a smart option to consider. Also, please know that your payments and plans can be adjusted later, should your wishes change over time. So there’s nothing to regret by going through the process now. Your decisions don’t have to be final.
Owens Funeral Home, Inc. has operated in the Upper Manhattan Harlem area of New York City since 1971.
Our experienced staff can create a personalized funeral services that is meaningful for relatives and friends.