Dec 12, 2018
Today marks the 7th anniversary of when ASD released the first version of ASD Mobile to the App Store. It is hard to believe that only seven years ago, funeral directors were given the freedom for the first time to take their mobile communications on the go. To celebrate ASD Mobile’s birthday, we’re taking a look back at our app’s history and evolution. Here is a timeline of the ASD Mobile app.
Nov 23, 2018
To kickoff the Christmas season, we’ve compiled a list of unique and distinctive gifts we think most directors would appreciate. We’ve updated our selections for 2018 to replace out-of-stock items with brand new gift ideas. Whether you’re shopping for your spouse, parent, sibling, or a co-worker, we have no doubt you’ll find something special on this list for the funeral director in your life.
Nov 20, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! With the holidays around the corner, we are reminded once again how many funeral professionals will be giving up time with their own families to provide support to others. To express our gratitude for this dedicated group of professionals, we wanted to share ten reasons why everyone should be thankful for the work of funeral directors.
Nov 05, 2018
Just in time for the holidays, Getting Grace will be released in Wal-Marts nationwide on November 6. The family-friendly movie tells the story of a disaffected yet endearing funeral director who learns some very valuable lessons from a teenage girl with terminal cancer. It is a rare gem that delivers sharp writing, compelling acting, and an authentic representation of the funeral profession.
One in five children 18 and under will experience the death of someone close to them? Most people don’t realize just how many young people today are impacted by grief. This is why ASD is so passionate about championing the work of the Moyer Foundation and their Camp Erin initiative, which runs overnight grief camps for children who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life.
While every NFDA Convention leaves behind lasting memories for the ASD team, the quality of interactions shared this year will remain etched in our minds far into the future. In looking back at our time in Salt Lake City, we wanted to highlight some of the unforgettable moments and memories that elevated the 2018 NFDA Convention to a higher level.