10 Things Our Staff Wants You to Know About Grief

February 8, 2021 | Categories: Blog, Grief

Grief is a complex emotion that affects each person differently, but it has become clear over our years working with our neighbors in Indianapolis and Zionsville that the only way someone can successfully process grief is to start the steps of working through it. At Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, our staff been guiding families…

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Why More People are Writing Light-Hearted Obituaries

February 1, 2021 | Categories: Blog, Grief

When you think of writing a meaningful obituary for a loved one who has died, adding light-hearted stories or details may not occur to you. Yet more families in Indianapolis and Zionsville and beyond are featuring funny, optimistic, and even playful content in an attempt to express what their loved one meant to them. At…

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Surviving the Winter Blues

December 11, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Grief

Even living in the beautiful state of Indiana, the winter months can get a little hard and maybe even depressing, as the days get shorter and the temperature dips. This can be even more true if you’ve recently lost a loved one. But it is important to try and keep your spirits up, and there…

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How the Changing Seasons Impact Grief 

October 9, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Grief

“Every May, my mom helped me plant a garden. She died last fall and I tear up even thinking about shopping for flowers without her.”   “When the weather would warm up, my grandpa made his famous BBQ chicken just about every weekend. Now that he’s gone, even the smell of a cookout makes me sad.” …

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Responding to a Friend Who is Grieving

June 15, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Grief

All of us in the Indianapolis and Zionsville communities have been touched by loss. Even if you haven’t lost someone very close to you, you probably love someone who has. So, what happens when a friend is in the grips of grief? It can be hard to know what to do, especially if death isn’t…

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Ideas for Reconnecting with Life After a Loss

March 2, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Grief

It’s quite usual – and normal – for people who have suffered a loss to go into a kind of isolation. It’s common to feel tremendous sorrow and dislocation even long after the funeral service is over. The normal routines of life have been cruelly interrupted. At Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care, we have witnessed…

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The First 5 Things You Should Do When a Loved One Dies

February 17, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Grief

If someone you love has just died, your head is probably spinning. Your life will never be the same, but there are some very practical things you need to handle. Here are the top five things the team at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care you need to do after losing someone close to you. 1.)…

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Surviving the Winter Blues

February 3, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Grief

Even living in the beautiful state of Indiana, the winter months can get a little hard and maybe even depressing as the days get shorter and the temperature dips. This can be even more true if you’ve recently lost a loved one. But it is important to try and keep your spirits up, and there…

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Expressing Gratitude During Difficult Times

November 20, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Grief

What we do at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care gives us a unique perspective into how valuable life is – and also how challenging it can be. As we help our neighbors in Indianapolis and Zionsville plan funerals, visitations, and receptions, we see the overwhelming love people have for each other, as well as the…

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Responding to a Friend Who is Grieving

September 24, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Grief

All of us in the Indianapolis and Zionsville communities have been touched by loss. Even if you haven’t lost someone very close to you, you probably love someone who has. So what happens when a friend is in the grips of grief? It can be hard to know what to do, especially if death isn’t…

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