As you start thinking about making arrangements for a loved one who has died, you will want to consider the different options you have. Lately, more and more people are choosing to have a virtual service. This is because it can offer protection during a pandemic while still honoring your loved one. If you are thinking about this option, there are some steps that providers of cremation services in Laguna Woods, CA want you to know.
The first thing you want to do is make sure that the provider you are considering can offer this option. Most of them do, but you still want to check. You also want to make certain that the provider has experience offering virtual services. This is not always the case. There are some logistical difficulties about planning this kind of service and so you want to be certain that the provider has arranged one before. Many times, people also try to do the work themselves, but that can be more complicated. It is always best to go with experts.
You want to let your guests know when the service will be as soon as you can. This can allow them to make the necessary arrangements. If they are not tech savvy, this will also give them time to make arrangements for the service. You want to take into consideration, as well, the time zone differences that you may have to work with, so it can help to have a list of the different guests and their time zones. This will allow you to schedule the service for a time when it is most convenient to the majority of guests.
Because you will be doing the service virtually, it can make a difference to have a kind of “mock” service a few days before the real one. This can allow you and your guests to smooth out any issues that they may have. You want them to be able to join the service without problem and to not have to worry about this so that they can focus on mourning and getting the closure they need. By having a kind of test service, you can address any issues that the guests or you may have.
Planning a virtual service does not have to be difficult, especially if you have the right provider helping you. You want to have people who have done these kinds of services before and that can offer the kind of options that you need. To be certain that you can get the kind of beautiful service you want for your loved one, you want to remember all of these things. To get started making arrangements or to learn more, you can reach out to a Laguna Woods, CA cremation service provider like us at O’Connor Mortuary. We have a team of experts that is ready to help you through these difficult times. You can learn more by giving us a call right now or by visiting one of our locations today.