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Mourning in a Pandemic

Published: June 27, 2022

Losing a friend or a close loved one is always a tough experience to deal with, yet when we find ourselves in a pandemic, things can look and seem a lot more difficult. If you are newly experiencing grief while in some form of isolation or another, you’ve come to the right place. We are going to detail ways in which you can remember the life of the deceased while also staying as safe as possible. Whenever you need to inquire about cremation services in Lecanto, FL stops by for a visit, and we’d be more than happy to help!

Virtual Meetings

If you are someone who is really struggling to remember the life of a loved one while spending time in isolation, you are not alone. Plenty of people are so affected by the pandemic, that normal things that should be seamless, appear difficult and like monumental hurdles to overcome. Fortunately, with our current technologically advanced society, almost anything is possible online. One simple and effective way that people can use the internet in order to mourn and remember a deceased person in their lives is through the use of video calling platforms. Luckily, there are many of these today with options ranging between Zoom, Facetime, Skype, Google Hangouts, and more! Having regular video meetings with friends and loved ones can be a great way to connect, express emotions, share memories, and get anything that may be bothering you recently off your mind.

Visit Favorite Places

If your loved one had some favorite activities or places to visit outdoors, this could be a safe way to remember them and honor their memory in a healthy way. If, for example, your loved one enjoyed hiking, running in a park, fishing, bike riding, or anything else feel free to invite a friend or two, masked if you are attempting to stay safe, and engage in that activity with them. With the health benefits that come along with spending time outdoors along with physical exercise, we guarantee you will be feeling more uplifted and positive as a result.

Donate to Charity

If you do not wish to go outdoors and do something active, you could always try to donate some money to a charity. It could be meaningful to donate to a charity that either meant something to your loved one or one that you feel will do the most impact. Oftentimes, we feel better after giving back, so this could be a great way to invite positive emotions and feelings during such a difficult moment in our lives.

Share Memories

Sharing memories with friends and loved ones is a proven way to feel more connected to the deceased after their passing. We suggest using an online video platform in which you all can gather and talk about things that have been on your mind or memories that have made you smile. Additionally, you could also all watch a favorite movie of the deceased together on the video call. This could be a great way to bring up their memory while all sharing in the same moment.

Our cremation services in Lecanto, FL are available when you call today!

 
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