"Grief, Technology, and Inter-Generation Family Support in the COVID Era"
Families are traumatized in the COVID-19 era from disruption in their grief rituals, Family members are dying alone with compounds grief!
It has been Dr. Rev. Darrel L. Armstrong's position that technology (Zoom or Skype) convenings for families before, during, and even after the service can be incredible healing opportunities.
We will employ from members of the community of Trenton and from Trenton's High School - College Students as interns and teach them the theology of death and dying.
- Bring the family together. With travel restrictions, stay at home orders, and social distancing, live streaming your funeral allows for the family to experience the
celebration of life together.
- Reduce costs and risks. Live streaming allows you to reduce other costs associated with conducting a funeral. The risks associated with our current pandemic are no longer an issue with our
- What if I'm not comfortable using technology?
We offer technical support to make sure all the speakers are prepped with their sound, video, and
lighting. For hybrid events, we have a technical support person on-site to help you and all attendees with connection to the audiovisual systems - determining the optimal position and settings for cameras/microphone. We will operate all of the technical aspects, leaving you free to participate with peace of mind.
- Will it be difficult for our family and friends to attend the online memorial service?
No, it will not be difficult to participate. Your attendees will simply click on a link and they will be able to connect from any Internet-enabled computer or mobile device. If you have elderly attendees who may have trouble logging in for a private service we recommend our optional service to livestream to Facebook or YouTube.
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