Getting Prepared

Advance Directives: What You Need to Know

When a doctor decides that a patient no longer has the capacity to make decisions on their own, an Advanced Health Directive allows them to identify a Durable Power of Attorney to make all health care and death decisions. Here at Lumen Cremation, we hear from many… Read More

Next of Kin Guide

When a death has occurred, or a death is expected soon, you might be asked by a doctor, facility, or cremation provider, “Who is the ‘next of kin’?” Lumen Cremation has all of the information you need – and is always available to answer questions that come up along… Read More

How Much Does Cremation Cost?

As the price of funerals continues to rise across the U.S. and here in Middle Tennessee and Nashville, as religious traditions continue to evolve, and families continue to spread across the country, more and more people are choosing cremation over traditional burial. Consider this: In 1960, just over three… Read More

The Top 3 Questions to Ask a Cremation Provider

While cremation is becoming an increasingly popular choice for families in Nashville, it’s important to remember this: Not all cremation providers are equal. Scandals in the media have caused many to be leery of cremation, and rightfully so. On top of that, the choice to cremate can involve personal,… Read More