Nov 06, 2019
The first Wednesday in November is "National Stress Awareness Day.” For those that work in funeral service, stress and anxiety are often unavoidable. In this essay, ASD Family-Member Owner examines some of the unique stressors that funeral directors deal with and explains why he feels funeral directors should be more valued in our culture.
Oct 15, 2019
With a fantastic lineup of expert speakers, an incredible schedule of unforgettable events and a vibrant host city serving as the backdrop, we know this year’s National Funeral Directors Association Convention in Chicago will not disappoint. Explore our definitive tradeshow guide to all of the NFDA convention seminars, events, attractions you won’t want to miss this year!
Oct 01, 2019
ASD is thrilled to announce we just released an updated version of ASD Mobile for Android to the Google Play Store. Android users who have been eager to try our MobileFH™ Texting will now have access to this powerful new feature, along with the other new enhancements we’ve added to ASD Mobile 4. Visit the Google Play Store to update to the latest version of our app.
Funeral professionals are known for their expert ability to honor and memorialize the dead, but when it comes to innovation, they are also highly skilled at bringing new ideas to life. A combination of ingenuity and determination, mixed with a dash of exasperation, provided these pioneers with the drive they needed create new solutions.
Over the years, there have been some inexplicably strange or extremely challenging calls that have embedded themselves in the memory of our staff. Recently, we asked our staff to anonymously share the most shocking phone calls they have handled for funeral homes. Now, for the first time ever, we are peeling back the curtain to reveal some of their unbelievable stories with you.
This article examines several warning signs that funeral directors should be vigilant of when evaluating the performance of their answering service. The article analyzes the importance of funeral home exclusivity and explains how how directors can be proactive in monitoring their service to ensure the company is professionally and compassionately representing the funeral home.