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Blog 2017-09-27T12:18:28+00:00

Ten Freedoms for Using Ceremony During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. If someone you love has died during the novel coronavirus pandemic, you have come to grief in an exceptionally challenging moment in history. You may have been separated from your loved one as they were dying. You may have been unable to view or spend time with the body after [...]

April 30th, 2020|

5 Ways You Can Still Support Someone Who Is Grieving

  Condolences in the Time of COVID-19 Guidance for Conveying Your Love and Support by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.   When someone dies—of COVID-19 or any cause—during this pandemic, their loved ones are being left to grieve in especially harrowing circumstances. They may not have been able to be by the dying person’s side in [...]

April 28th, 2020|

Grieving a Coronavirus Death: Help for Special Circumstances

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.   If someone you love has died of the novel coronavirus, it is likely that you are facing a number of challenging circumstances. Grief is always difficult, but it is especially difficult whenever a death is sudden, unexpected, and unfolds in ways that violate our expectations and puts up barriers [...]

April 28th, 2020|

Best Funeral Home in Sumner County

Please vote us Best Funeral Home in the 2020 Main Street Awards - Best of Sumner. Voting starts on April 6th and runs through May 1st. You can vote hourly online at Gallatin News or Hendersonville Standard (under the services category). Thanks for your support! Voting Links https://www.gallatinnews.com/ https://www.hendersonvillestandard.com/

April 6th, 2020|

Information for Our Families

Dear Families of Middle Tennessee and surrounding communities, Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center has served this community for decades and we stand ready to help you now. Even prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the safety and well-being of you, your family and your friends has always been of utmost importance to us. We will [...]

March 24th, 2020|

Our Caregiver of the Month: Angie Warfield

Our current caregiver being recognized was nominated by a business that Alive Hospice partners with and her peers as well! The partner wrote that they were not only impressed with the way she treated them but mostly the way she treats families. They stated that she goes above and beyond to help out whether it’s [...]

March 5th, 2020|

Our Caregiver of the Month: Diane Clark

Our staff is always amazed by the stories of the wonderful caregivers and this one is no different. Help us with congratulating Diane Clark of Avalon Hospice! I wanted to let you know just how wonderful Diane was and how very much she helped my Mother, my husband and myself during my Mom's passing. Diane [...]

March 2nd, 2020|

Our Caregiver of the Month: Pennie Brooks

Our most recent recipient of the Caregiver Award is Pennie Brooks from Alive Hospice. Once you read her nomination, I am sure you will agree she represents what the spirit of a caregiver should be! As a new employee at Alive, I had the chance to shadow Pennie Brooks as she made the rounds to [...]

February 14th, 2020|

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

While holiday jingles may attest to this being "the most wonderful" time of year, we know that's not the case for everyone. At Family Legacy, we understand how difficult this time of year can be for those families who have experienced loss. We are committed to helping you through it. Family Legacy offers many grief [...]

December 20th, 2019|

Our Caregiver of the Month: Wavell Stewart

Anyone who has the chance to meet this caregiver will tell you he truly has a servant's heart for family, friends and anyone he can help. We were thankful this family took the time to let us know and congratulate Mr. Wavell Stewart! Wavell Stewart, age 76, is the Senior Minister at the Crieve Hall [...]

December 4th, 2019|