Making Peace with the Planning Process

“…advance funeral planning can be quite empowering. You are facing something that is uncomfortable to think about – but you are taking control of planning your final wishes. This not only means that your wishes will be carried out, but that your family won’t have the added burden of guessing what you would have wanted.”

Self-Care While Grieving

Grieving is hard (and my goodness, is that an understatement). It’s hard on us emotionally, mentally, and physically. When dealing with grief, it’s not uncommon to, over eat or under eat, sleep the day away or not sleep at all, keep ourselves so busy to avoid dealing with our emotions or shut out everything about…

Cemetery Etiquette

When visiting a cemetery, there are a number of basic rules you should keep in mind in order to show respect to both the living and the dead. These tips will help to ensure you and your fellow visitors enjoy a courteous, peaceful experience. Follow the Rules Most cemeteries have a sign posted near the…

Transitioning Your Parent into Your Home

Prepare for Your Parent The truth is, we all get older — it is a precious privilege that not all get to experience. If the time has come to move your elderly parent in with you, you are probably wondering what steps you need to take to ensure everyone is able to live in harmony…

The Gift of End-of Life Planning

For many, death is not the most comfortable subject to talk about. In fact, most of the time we will try to avoid it. However, as we grow older, thinking about death and planning for the future is essential. The hard reality is, your family will have to deal with grief and painful emotions after…

7 Simple Ways Seniors Can Save

Living on a fixed income is not easy but it is something that many seniors face. With careful planning and a little bit of creative thinking, you won’t have to feel like your pennies are being pinched too tight. On the blog today, we want to share with you 7 simple money saving tips that…

Commissioner Alicia Reece To Hold Press Conference To Propose COVID19 Mobile Unit To Address Disparity Gap

Press Alert: HAMILTON COUNTY, OH (February 26, 2021) – Hamilton County Commissioner Alicia Reece will host a press conference to address the need for African Americans and other minority communities to have better access to the Covid-19 vaccine. WHO:                  Hamilton County Commissioner Alicia Reece                              Bishop Brian Walker                              Joe Mallory, NAACP President       WHEN:   …

Creating the Ultimate Recovery Room for Your Loved One with Cancer

This is a guest article written by Scott Sanders of Cancer Well – Thank you Scott! While a cancer diagnosis is always scary, it doesn’t carry the same implications it did in the past. Thanks to modern advances in medicine and technology, people are more likely than ever to successfully recover from cancer. The process…

January Pillar and Pastor

Congratulations to Walker Funeral Home and R&B Cincy’s, Pillar of the Community, Corie Blount! Listen to this interview with Don Juan Fasho and Dr. Bryan Walker to hear about the incredible things Corie Blount is doing in our community! We need your help to find our next Pillar of the Community! Tell us in the…

COVID-19 Impact – Walker Funeral Home in the News

Recently, Mr. Herb Walker, Dr. Bryan Walker, and Debbie Weaver, all from Walker Funeral Home in Cincinnati, contributed to some important COVID related news stories. Below you can find links to these important interviews. Funeral homes working overtime as COVID-19 deaths increase – FOX 19 https://www.fox19.com/2021/01/25/funeral-home-employees-working-overtime-covid-deaths-increase-business/ “Walker Funeral Home Director Debbie Weaver says at the…