The Power of Gratitude in Life & Death

Though it sometimes may be hard to find, gratitude is a practice that’s at the heart of this season. It boosts health, improves mental health, reduces stress, makes us happier and helps us achieve success. As Michael J. Fox tells the New York Times, “with gratitude,...

Debunking an Urban Legend: Walt Disney Isn’t Frozen

Urban legends about Walt Disney have circulated since shortly after his death more than 50 years ago. The legend even sparked a recent quirky comedy film. The truth is, Disney was not frozen. He had a California cremation and his ashes were interred at Forest Lawn in...

Vet’s Benefits Help Families Honor Their Service

Veterans and their families may not be aware of the benefits available to them to honor their service to our country after they pass away. These benefits are for all veterans with an honorable discharge, their spouse and any dependent children. They can help give...

Dia de los Muertos Goes Virtual

We’ve all been thinking about our mortality a lot more than usual as we make our way through the pandemic, but an ancient festival has been celebrating our relationship with the dead for as many as 3,000 years. Whether you consider it cultural appropriation or...

6 Seattleites Changing the Death Business

Solace Cremation is thrilled to work in the midst of a sea change in the funeral business. Here we introduce you to some of our colleagues in Seattle who are reinventing the death care industry. Lashanna Williams is a massage therapist, a death doula, deathcare...