These strategies can be used to help plan final arrangements for yourself and your loved ones. Frank discussions about funeral planning are wise to have at any age. Don't put it off until it is too late.
Planning a funeral involves making decisions about a loved one’s legacy while under considerable emotional stress. Understanding what must be taken care of and making arrangements in advance can expedite the process and minimize costs.
End of Life Instructions- A letter of instruction acts as a clear guide to personal, financial, and funeral information for your surviving family members. Learn what to include in this document and how often to update it.
The VA Burial Benefits program helps veterans and their families to engage in more extensive funeral pre-planning, which better ensures veterans’ wishes are fulfilled and eases the burden on surviving loved ones.