5 “Gifts” to Give the Dying

When you know that someone doesn’t have long to live, it is a heart-wrenching and difficult time for everyone. The person who is dying is facing their own mortality and they are also worried about the loved ones that they are leaving behind. Since every loss, every family, every experience, every situation is different –…

The Difference between Mourning and Grieving

Often, mourning and grieving are two words that are used interchangeably, when in reality, they actually mean something quite different. The difference can be simply explained as this — mourning is what can be seen from the outside, as an intentional expression of ones grief. Grieving happens on the inside. It is the emotion associated…

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

For those experiencing grief, the holidays don’t generally seem like “the happiest time of the year”. Instead they can magnify our grief. There are so many reminders of those we are aching for; stockings with their name on it, special decorations, families traditions, holiday foods, etc. — all of those things that made you love…

8 Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

Winter is coming and you know what that means — cold and flu season is too. Yuck! We want to stay healthy and we want all of you to stay healthy too so we have compiled a list of 8 ways to keep yourself – and your loved ones – feeling good the whole season…

5 Meaningful Ways to Leave a Legacy

We all want to be remembered. Fondly remembered, preferably of course. For as long as we are in the hearts and minds of those we love, our memory and our legacy endures. When most of us think about leaving behind a legacy we may think about those tangible items that we leave behind for our…

Grandparenting // 21 Ways to Make Memories that Last

  Doting, loving grandparents are such a blessing in the life of a child. The hug of a beloved grandparent can be a safe, soft place for a child to land in this crazy, confusing world. The warmth, comfort, and encouragement that a grandparent provides is like nothing else in the world and will never…

What is the Walker “Worry Free Cremation Process”?

Families in the Greater Cincinnati area and Northern Kentucky trust Walker Funeral Home during their time of need because of our exceptional care, willingness to provide the best value, our innovative funeral options — and most importantly, the assurance that their loved one will be cared for with dignity and respect. When families, or the…