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Free Cremation in Florida

Cremation costs less than a traditional burial, but the average cost of cremation is still pretty high, up to $2500 when cremation, basic funeral services and transportation of your loved one are calculated in. Costs of cremation can be especially high in densely populated areas such as Florida.

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Average Cost of Cremation is High

A traditional burial costs upwards of $6000. Many people choose cremation as a more affordable alternative. Though cremation is usually less expensive than a traditional burial, cremation is not always an affordable option.

Rates for basic cremation vary according to where you live, with more densely populated regions having higher average cost of cremation. Costs usually range between $700 and $1100 with the average cost of cremation running about $900. But this is only the cost for the actual cremation, which does not include other nececessary professional fees.

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18 Things to Ask When Comparing Hospice Providers

Are you confused about what to consider in a hospice provider?

As a caregiver, you may have to take on much of the responsibility of seeking out and vetting a hospice provider. First, speak with the patient’s physician to get as much information as possible.  Then you may want to spend some time doing a little internet research by searching on keywords such as:

  • What is hospice?
  • About hospice
  • Questions to ask about hospice

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California Cremation

Zero Cost California Cremation Supports Life

NBC columnist and creator of Savvysenior.org, Jim Miller, reports that a traditional funeral averages $10,000. today.  Cremation costs can run as high as $3000. California cremation is no exception.

Whole body donation to science is an alternative to traditional cremation. Science Care offers zero cost cremation with whole body donation. Science Care donors choose to support life by helping to advance medical training and knowledge that can save lives and improve the welfare of patients.

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Biological Sample – What is that?

Biological Sample – A Primer

So you may be wondering, “What is a biological sample and why would a medical researcher need that?”

Great question! Simply put, this  type of request is for any type of biological specimen such as cells, internal organs, veins, or even fluids.  Researchers need specific types of human tissue to perform their work to advance medicine.  For example, Science Care donors recently helped in validating new blood testing methods.  The goal of this work is to provide more accurate results for patients.

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How to Save Money in Retirement

You Can Save Money In Retirement: 5 Easy Tips

It is not uncommon in the initial months of retirement to struggle with the changes in daily life and daily finances.  Even when well planned, retirement can throw a curve ball or two requiring re-balancing priorities to ensure successful financial stability.

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