That Takes the Cake!

That Takes the Cake!

Posted on August 24th, 2016 by RevLocal Content
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Last year Schoedinger underwent the process of completely renovating the Northwest (Upper Arlington) chapel. A rigorous schedule enabled them to serve their first family at the new chapel in December of last year. This past June was the official Open House for the new building.


What is ADEC & Thanatology?

What is ADEC and Thanatology?

Posted on August 10th, 2016 by RevLocal Content
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Most of the people I come into contact with day-to-day have no idea what the term “thanatology” means. According to the dictionary, it is defined as “the study of the effects of death and dying, especially the investigation of ways to lessen the suffering and address the needs of the terminally ill and their survivors.” […]


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1,100 Miles Is Not Too Far — A Funeral Story

Posted on July 27th, 2016 by RevLocal Content
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In early March of this year, Edwin Smith (not his real name) died at his winter home in Florida. Edwin was a very well-known antique dealer and florist. Having lived in Columbus, New York, Connecticut and Florida, Edwin was a bit of a rolling stone. The family owns many spaces at Green Lawn cemetery, so […]


Is Gaming a New Tool for Helping the Bereaved?

Is Gaming a New Tool for Helping the Bereaved?

Posted on July 1st, 2016 by RevLocal Content
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The very first “video” game I ever played was at my friend, Nancy’s house and it was based on basic commands and the results. For example, “go south” would result in “You stand in front of a large brick building with many windows and concrete pillars in front. A plaque on the wall reads ‘Evans […]


“I’m Not Allowed to Grieve”

“I’m Not Allowed to Grieve” — The Phenomenon of Grief-Denying Environments

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by RevLocal Content
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A couple of weeks ago I attended the ADEC (Association for Death Educators and Counselors) conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Amongst this group of professionals it is well known that we live in a death-denying society. Statistics are showing that more and more people are choosing cremations and more are choosing to have no services at […]