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Episode #082 – When a Friend Suffers the Loss of a Pregnancy

February 1st, 2016
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Have you ever had a friend or family member suffer a miscarriage? Were you unsure of what to say? Knowing what to say is as important as knowing what to avoid saying. It sometimes seems like the grief of the loss of a pregnancy takes longer than other forms of grief.

Episode #081 – Pre-arranging A Funeral Service – Getting Your Affairs in Order

January 22nd, 2016
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If you want to know more about getting your affairs in order, then listen to this episode of Forever in their Hearts, where host Erik Reynolds talks with Valerie Martell, Director of Operations for Martin Brothers Funeral Services who offers answers to some questions about it.

Episode #080 – How to Comfort Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One

December 28th, 2015
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Have any of your friends ever lost a loved one? Were you able to comfort them in their time of need? Reaching out to a grieving friend or acquaintance can be intimidating but this interview talks about how to comfort someone who has lost a loved one.

Episode #079 – Funeral Service Etiquette – What Is Expected Attending a Funeral

December 21st, 2015
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When someone dies, a memorial or funeral service often follows. Have you ever been unsure about what to wear to a funeral? What if you don’t know the family that well? Knowing proper etiquette for attending a funeral service or memorial can help lower anxiety.

Episode #078 – Options for Cremated Remains – What to Do with Ashes after Cremation

December 13th, 2015
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Attending a funeral is tough, especially on the family members. Cremation is a popular choice for many families when planning funeral wishes. This interview is a chance to learn options available and what to do with ashes after cremation.

Episode #077 – Funeral Home Aftercare Programs

December 7th, 2015
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Attending a funeral is tough, especially on family members. Are you trying to move forward without a loved one lost? Do you dread going through life alone after a funeral or memorial? Fortunately a funeral home’s assistance does not cease with the end of the service. Martin Brothers Funeral Home Aftercare Programs are the answer to relieving the burden of finalizing the estate.

Episode #076 – Raising Children after the Death of your Spouse

November 27th, 2015
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Raising children is a difficult job. Can you imagine how much more difficult it is when a spouse dies? Are you or is someone you know in this situation? Losing a spouse is heartbreaking, but much more so when there are young children grieving with you.

Episode #075 – Grief During the Holidays and How to Cope

November 20th, 2015
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If you want to know more about grief during the holidays, then listen to this episode of Forever in their Hearts, where host Erik Reynolds talks with Valerie Martell, Director of Operations for Martin Brothers Funeral Services about the challenge of getting through the holidays while grieving a loved one lost.

Episode #074 – Memorials and Funerals for Smaller Groups

November 13th, 2015
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Not every funeral service or memorial will be attended by a large crowd. Have you ever been to a funeral or memorial attended by a small group of mourners? Are you aware of the venues to hold funerals for small groups? A funeral is important regardless of the number of people who attend.

Episode #073 – How to Talk to Grieving People: Words to Say

November 6th, 2015
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Grief is one of the darkest emotions humans can face in their lifetimes. Have you ever grieved over a loved one lost? Do you know how to help others through the grieving process? Know what to say, or what not to say, can help you when dealing with someone who is grieving.

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