MFDA is the funeral director's professional community. Together we leverage our experience, expertise and influence to anticipate and address our issues, to build skills, to develop practical solutions to business problems, and to set the standard for quality service and ethical practice that will advance our profession.
News You Can Use: May 7, 2021
This week we answer questions about what you need to do each time you hire a Type 6 funeral director or a Type 6 leaves your employ. We also discuss: An article from Grief Psychologist Dr. Jason Troyer on "The Professional Black Sheep"; An update on military records requests; the most recent FEMA Funeral Assistance data; updated protocols for Brooksby Village Chapel; and a story on parental grief & Mary Lincoln.
News You Can Use: April 30, 2021
This week we answer questions about what to do when there are "surplus" funds left in a preneed account. We also share: The Governor's timeline for fully reopening Massachusetts; FEMA Application data & links to information translated into American Sign Language (ASL); and A reminder that FEMA will not ask funeral homes for information to complete reimbursement applications.
News You Can Use: April 26, 2021
This week features information about the group Support After Death by Overdose and an interview with co-founder Glen Lord. It also features: Links to the FEMA Funeral Assistance flyer in 14 languages; Data on Mass. Funeral Assistance applications; Information about Unemployment Insurance payment deferments; and 6 tips on effective hand sanitizer.