Joining a support group

Joining a support group
Asking for help after a loss can be extremely difficult. Often we find ourselves feeling isolated after a loss. Friends and family continue with their lives after paying their respects, and it feels like we’re left alone to pick up the pieces. Filing paperwork, emptying closets, and in general dealing with the silence. read more

Building a support system after loss

Building a support system after loss
Often one of the loneliest times in a person’s life can come after a loss. After the last of the flowers and cards arrive, and extended family members travel back home, you’re often unsure what to do and who to talk to about what you’re going through. read more

Helping someone who’s grieving

Helping someone who’s grieving
Knowing how to be kind and compassionate to a friend, family member, or loved one after a loss can be one of the most difficult tests of a relationship. Sometimes, we tend to pull away, simply because we believe that the grieving loved one needs space or we don’t know what to say. read more

Official COVID-19 Announcement by the Veterans Administration and the National Cemetery Association

Official COVID-19 Announcement by the Veterans Administration and the National Cemetery Association
All Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemeteries are open and will continue to provide interments for Veterans and eligible individuals. However, the National Cemetery Administration is continuing to adjust its services in light of the best practices urged by the CDC in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more

Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services Is Prepared to Safely Care For Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services Is Prepared to Safely Care For Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Acworth, GA – Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services remains committed and prepared to safely care for the families it serves during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Whenever possible, Georgia Funeral Care will continue to enable families to participate in the rituals that are most important to them. read more

North Cobb Schools: Raising community awareness, understanding and action against drug abuse

North Cobb Schools: Raising community awareness, understanding and action against drug abuse
North Cobb Schools Team UP with Home Grown, NFL Oakland Raiders TE Darren Waller to kick off Red Ribbon Week Events and raise community awareness, understanding and action against drug abuse. Baker Elementary School, in partnership with North Cobb High School, will host a special event, “Team Up Against Drugs with Darren Waller” to kick off Red Ribbon Week events for students and families. With the support from community leaders and substance abuse experts, the event on October 10th, at 6:30 p.m. will feature former Cobb County Student/Athlete and current Oakland Raiders tight end Darren Waller as he shares his inspirational journey. read more

GFC Assists with Defibrillator Training At The Post on August 8, 2019

GFC Assists with Defibrillator Training At The Post on August 8, 2019
On August 8, 2019, the Ron Asby North Cobb American Legion Post 304 held a training class for its new defibrillator. Captain Nick Adams, Cobb County EMS Operations Captain of the Cobb County Fire Department, taught the class on basic CPR and the use of the AED Defibrillator to several Post members and bar/kitchen staff. read more

A Tribute to Our Veterans with Music & Movie

A Tribute to Our Veterans with Music & Movie
The Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance, Chapter One Presents: A Tribute to Our Veterans with Music & Movie on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 6pm at Cobb Civic Center Jennie T. Anderson Theater 548 S. Marietta Pkwy Marietta, GA. 30060 read more

Georgia Funeral Care Honors National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2017

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, also referred to as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day or Pearl Harbor Day, is observed annually in the United States on December 7, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United States who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. read more

Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade

Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade
Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade! Our Community and Veterans Liaison Darrell Waits, who sits on the board of directors of the parade, was instrumental in helping this years parade get launched. The theme this years was to commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI. Thank you Darrell for your commitment and dedication to our veterans! read more