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Advance Directive for Dementia

Attorney and past-president of FCA, Lamar Hankins, has drafted an advance medical directive for those diagnosed with dementia who do not want to live through the later stages of the disease. Download it here. FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterest Read more

FCA News-November, 2019

November 26, 2019

Dear friends and supporters,             You’ve made the year wonderful for us at Funeral Consumers Alliance with your consistent generosity—thank you! Read more

Press notice–Are California funeral home websites following consumer law?

September 27, 2019 PRESS TELE-CONFERENCE ADVISORY 
September 30, 2019 at 1:00PM Eastern
Call-in: 800-247-5110
Passcode: CFACALL Contact: Josh Slocum, FCA, 802-865-8300 NEW REPORT ON FUNERAL SERVICES: ARE CALIFORNIA HOME FOLLOWING THE ONLINE PRICE DISCLOSURE LAWS

Adequate Disclosure of Funeral Home Costs Critical to Fair Prices

Washington, D.C. – Read more

October, 2018 FCA News

October, 2018 Dear friends,
For us in New England, fall has arrived. Mercifully, as we’re not used to the Deep-South-like heat and humidity that blanketed our corner of the country this summer. We hope that whatever fall is like where you are, that you’re enjoying its arrival. Read more

On home funerals and community

—by Dani  LaVoire, vice-president National Home Funeral Alliance We all have an ancestor who made fire with friction, who foraged for food, who birthed her babies surrounded by other women. Each of us alive today has a not-too-distant-ancestor who participated in the ritual cleansing and preparation of the bodies of those who have died. Read more

FCA New, August 2018

August, 2018 Dear friends and supporters, It was a treat to see some of you at our recent national conference in Rochester, New York. Thank you for bringing the enthusiasm, the vision, and the knowledge that made it a great success! If you couldn't come, we've put up a post-convention wrap up page with photos of attendees and events, plus free downloadable presentations from our expert speakers. Read more