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Understanding the Value of a Lasting Power of Attorney in the UK

Introduction In the realm of future planning and safeguarding one's personal affairs, the concept of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in the UK holds significant importance. Unlike a general Power of Attorney, an LPA remains valid even if you lose mental capacity. This article aims to shed light on the crucial reasons why arranging [...]

2024-04-26T08:40:03+00:00April 26th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Understanding the Value of a Lasting Power of Attorney in the UK

Understanding Traditional Funeral Services: A Guide from Rowland Brothers Funeral Directors

Introduction: At Rowland Brothers, we understand the importance of honouring the life and legacy of your loved one through a traditional funeral service. This guide provides an overview of what to expect and how we can assist you in planning a dignified and respectful farewell. What is a Traditional Funeral Service? A traditional funeral service, [...]

2024-04-12T15:21:14+00:00April 12th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Understanding Traditional Funeral Services: A Guide from Rowland Brothers Funeral Directors

Eco-Friendly Funerals: Honouring Life Sustainably

Embracing the Journey with Nature At Rowland Brothers, we understand the growing desire for eco-friendly funerals. Our commitment to sustainability honours both your loved ones and the planet. We offer a range of green burial options that ensure a minimal environmental footprint, aligning with the wishes of those who lived with an environmental consciousness. What [...]

2024-03-05T16:35:03+00:00March 5th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Eco-Friendly Funerals: Honouring Life Sustainably

Pros and Cons of Direct Cremation: A Comprehensive Overview

In recent years, direct cremation has gained popularity as an alternative to traditional funeral services.  You will have seen the ubiquitous TV adverts for national Direct cremation services. While it offers several advantages, it also has its drawbacks. In this article we provide an in-depth analysis of the pros and cons of direct cremation to [...]

2024-02-19T09:45:39+00:00February 19th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Direct Cremation: A Comprehensive Overview

The Critical Importance of Writing a Will in the UK

In the United Kingdom, drafting a will is often viewed with apprehension, sometimes considered a morbid or unnecessary task. However, the importance of writing a will cannot be overstated. It is a crucial step in managing your assets and ensuring that your wishes are respected after your passing. This article explores the reasons why writing [...]

2024-02-02T11:56:30+00:00February 2nd, 2024|News|Comments Off on The Critical Importance of Writing a Will in the UK

Supporting Your Senior Loved One After the Loss of Their Spouse

Losing a spouse is a profound and life-altering experience, especially for seniors who have shared decades. In such times, offering support to your senior loved one becomes crucial. This Rowland Brothers article provides a guide on how to help a senior who has lost their spouse, focusing on meaningful strategies to alleviate their grief and [...]

2023-12-22T10:28:51+00:00December 22nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on Supporting Your Senior Loved One After the Loss of Their Spouse

Honoring Loved Ones During Christmas: Join Our Memorial Tree Tradition

At Rowland Brothers, we've had the privilege of standing by your side during difficult times, and as the Christmas season approaches, we understand the challenges it may bring. In an effort to offer a small gesture of support, we'd like to extend an invitation to join us in commemorating your loved ones. This year, we [...]

2023-12-15T12:44:48+00:00December 15th, 2023|Bereavement, News|Comments Off on Honoring Loved Ones During Christmas: Join Our Memorial Tree Tradition

6 Ways to Navigate Grief During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is often associated with joy, laughter, and togetherness. However, for those dealing with the heavy burden of grief, the festive period can become a time of deep sorrow and emotional challenges. Coping with the loss of a loved one during Christmas can be particularly challenging, as traditions and celebrations may serve as [...]

2023-12-07T16:07:31+00:00December 7th, 2023|News|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Navigate Grief During the Holiday Season

Navigating the Journey: Supporting Someone with Alzheimer’s

This month is Alzheimer's Awareness month, where people come together to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that persists around this dreadful disease. Alzheimer's disease is a complex and challenging condition that not only affects the individual diagnosed but also has a profound impact on their loved ones. As someone who cares deeply for a [...]

2023-09-06T14:23:19+00:00September 6th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Navigating the Journey: Supporting Someone with Alzheimer’s

Triumph Through Tragedy: How to Handle Grief

In the world of sports, moments of triumph and glory are often accompanied by tales of sacrifice, determination, and overcoming adversity. The recent World Cup Final witnessed an incredible example of this narrative as footballer Olga Carmona led her team to victory while, unknown to her, her father had sadly passed. Her response not only [...]

2023-09-06T14:25:16+00:00September 6th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Triumph Through Tragedy: How to Handle Grief

Coping with Grief on Father’s Day: Honouring and Remembering Our Dads

Father's Day is a special occasion that celebrates the love of fathers in our lives. However, for those whose fathers are no longer with them, this day can be filled with a mix of emotions, ranging from sadness to nostalgia. Coping with grief on Father's Day can be challenging, but it can also be a [...]

2023-06-01T11:39:38+00:00June 1st, 2023|News|Comments Off on Coping with Grief on Father’s Day: Honouring and Remembering Our Dads

What is Direct Cremation?

Direct cremation can be a good option for some people, depending on their personal preferences and circumstances. Direct cremation is where the deceased is collected form the place of death and then cremated at a time to suit the funeral director and/or crematorium, without a funeral service or viewing in a Chapel of Rest [...]

2023-06-07T11:15:38+00:00May 16th, 2023|News|Comments Off on What is Direct Cremation?

How to Talk About Death At Work

Death is a topic that is often considered taboo, but unfortunately, we will all encounter it at some point in our lives. Whether it’s the death of a colleague, or a loved one, discussing death at work can be a difficult and many people may wish to avoid it all together. However, talking about [...]

2023-05-09T11:01:53+00:00May 9th, 2023|News|Comments Off on How to Talk About Death At Work