Archive November 2022

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News You Can Use: November 23, 2022

This week we wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!


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News You Can Use: November 16, 2022

This week we ask you to send us your thoughts on seven topic areas of the Funeral Rule to help us draft our response for the FTC.  We also: Share a downloadable flier about "What to say" to someone who is grieving; Included the link to the RVRS Survey on race and ethnicity; Include holiday obituary deadline schedule for Worcester papers; and information about the American Kidney Fund.


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News You Can Use: November 9, 2022

This week we examine the state's new textile recycling requirement and how it affects funeral businesses. We also include: A reminder about new weekend hours at the National Cemetery Scheduling Office; The link for an RVRS survey; Holiday hours for St. Michael Crematory; The link to comment on changes to the Funeral Rule; Updated information about college information sessions; Holiday obituary deadlines for Worcester Telegram & Gazette and affiliates; and Links to a number of recent news stories involving funeral service.


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News You Can Use: November 2, 2022

This week we let you know that the Federal Trade Commission published an advance notice of proposed rule making and request for comment on changes to the Funeral Rule.  we also shared information about: New MFDA President John Bresnahan; The consolidation of funeral homes and its effect on seniors; A possible winter COVID-19 surge; Funeral reimbursement data from FEMA and College information including open houses, information sessions, and scholarships.


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