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Have the Talk of a Lifetime

A special message about the Have the Talk of a Lifetime educational campaign from NFDA and your fellow members:

"Mom didn't want us to make a fuss." "Just put me in a box and bury me."

We're sure you have heard phrases like these. Perhaps only occasionally. Perhaps frequently. But chances are you're starting to hear comments like these more and more often.

You're not alone. Funeral professionals throughout the country experience the same thing every day. Each time someone says something like this, it impacts you, your business and your bottom line. It also points to a much bigger problem: People do not see value in taking time to remember and honor their loved ones at a funeral or memorial service. Death and grief have become something to be handled as quickly and efficiently as possible.

We hope to reverse this troubling trend.
Important Message from NFDA's President and CEO

You can help by taking part in the new Funeral and Memorial Information Council (FAMIC) consumer education campaign, Have the Talk of a LifetimeTM.

Download Campaign Materials Today!

Visit the FAMIC Have the Talk of a Lifetime campaign page to download, the brochure, ads, a community presentation and other materials you can use in your community. 

Visit (username: famic; password: campaign) and get started today!

On-Demand Have the Talk of a Lifetime Webinar

Learn about how easy it can be to promote the Have a Talk of a Lifetime campaign in your community. Jessica Koth, NFDA's Public Relations Manager, explains the program and how to use the tools through an informative webinar. (Webinar originally presented on February 27, 2014.)

Additional Resources:

New! Consumer Guidebook - A comprehensive guide providing the tools families need to begin having the talk of a lifetime with their loved ones.