Archive March 2019
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News You Can Use: March 22, 2019
We shared the Department of Veterans' Services new and clarified definition of dependents as well as the update to the funeral expense allocation. We also share preliminary responses to our recent survey regarding OCME services. Click here
to read more.
News You Can Use: March 15 2019
Massachusetts nursing homes are closing at a steady rate as more elders are turning to assisted living or community-based providers who help them stay in their own homes. Also, articles about member establishments that have provided compassionate care to the indigent and those who have died alone. Click here
to read more.
News You Can Use: March 09 2019This week we take a closer look at the issue of cremating the remains of people whose medical treatments have included the use of radioactive drugs (or radiopharmaceuticals.) Click here to read more on this topic.
News You Can Use: Feb 27 2019
New England Donor Services has updated its reimbursement schedule for 2019. We provided you with the information as well as a template reimbursement request form. We also answered a question about offering free caskets and shared information on funeral service programs starting in the Fall of 2019 at two of the community college. Click here to get all the details.