Embalming/Organ Donation

Recycling your pacemaker

—Reprinted with the kind permission of Funeral Consumers Alliance of Arizona Many of us have worn out some body parts and have medical devices implanted. What happens to these when we die? First, it is illegal to recycle a medical device for human use in the United Staes, but overseas is a different matter. Read more

Proceso de Embalsamar un Cadaver

“DATOS QUE USTED DEBE CONOCER ACERCA DEL EMBALSAMAMIENTO” El embalsamar un cadaver es la base sobre la cual se sostiene la estructura completa del Servico Funeral Norte Americano. Es la base que permite al Funerario venderle al doliente mercancia costosa (que tambien provee a dicho establecimiento con un margen de ganancias exhorbitante). Read more

Embalming Explained, Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

What is embalming? Embalming is a physically invasive process, in which special devices are implanted and embalming fluids are injected into the body to temporarily slow its decomposition. The goal is to preserve the body to make it suitable for public display at a funeral, for long-distance transportation, or for medical or scientific purposes such as anatomical research. Read more

Body, Organ, and Brain Donation

Body, Organ and Brain Donation
By deciding to donate your body or organs, you can make a valuable gift to humanity and offer hope to future generations. Many medical breakthroughs were a direct result of the education and research made possible by body donation, including new treatments for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Read more