Aug 03, 2016
ASD is pleased to share this guest blog post from Writer and Jewelry Designer, Mira Alicki. In this post, Mira provides several different ideas that can help the bereaved to honor and remember lost loved ones. Great tips to pass along to families to help them keep their loved one’s memory alive.
Jul 27, 2016
ASD is proud to sponsor Funeral Pro Chat, a Podcast series for funeral directors. Now available on iTunes, the series feature directors and experts discussing the latest funeral trends, news and customs. In our final Funeral Pro Chat podcast interview, we are proud to feature Mike Squires, a Southern Funeral Director and Founder of “Southern Calls” magazine.
Jul 26, 2016
Read about ASD's most challenging calls this month. Every week, ASD spotlights a Call Specialist who handles a particularly challenging call with patience and accuracy. Here are the "Sensitive Save of the Week" winners for the month of July.
On Monday, October 24, ASD – Answering Service for Directors will host a cocktail party for their clients to be held in conjunction with the 2016 NFDA Convention in Philadelphia. The party will take place from 6-8p at the Pyramid Club (1735 Market Street, Philadelphia) –the only location in Philadelphia that offers a 52nd-story view of the city seen through 20-foot-tall windows.
Read this month's guest blog post from Jill Johnson-Young, LCSW, a clinical therapist in private practice in Riverside, California. Jill is the co-owner of Central Counseling Services, where she specializes in grief and loss for adults and children, as well as individual and family therapy. In this post, Jill describes how national tragedies and mental health issues are linked and explains the important role funeral professionals play in supporting those who are struggling to cope with world events. Jill also provides several crisis resources that funeral directors can refer families to if a need arises.
Jul 14, 2016
Download our Free One-Day, Expo-Only Registration Form for a one-day expo pass for the 2016 NFDA Convention in Philadelphia. With this pass, you’ll have access to explore the NFDA convention exhibit hall absolutely free, so be sure to stop by our booth while you’re there and don’t forget to attend our Client Cocktail Party on Monday, October 24 at the Pyramid Club.