December 21, 2020

Marcella Williams, our Peninsula Community Outreach Coordinator, has prepared this 30 minute session on “Creating Meaning During the Holiday Season.” This presentation is designed to help the bereaved during the holiday season. The session will include ideas to help you navigate your loss and remember your loved one meaningfully. This will be informative to anyone […]

September 4, 2020

  This webinar was prepared as part of our Grief Support Alliance series by Peninsula Community Outreach Coordinator Marcella Williams. Recorded on August 11, 2020, the presentation was designed for home health, hospice, and hospital staff; social workers; chaplains and faith leaders; first responders; counselors; and lay persons doing grief work. The intent of the presentation is […]

April 13, 2020

We know that this is a difficult time for those in our community who are trying to keep themselves and their neighbors safe during this pandemic. This difficulty is compounded when experiencing the loss of a neighbor, friend, or family member. In order to help you process your grief when you are unable to commune […]

March 31, 2020

The past several weeks have been an extraordinarily difficult time for our community and humanity. While more is known each day about the characteristics of COVID-19 and its potential impact, much is still unclear. We at Altmeyer are sensitive to your concerns. Our team remains committed and prepared to safely care for the families we […]

January 13, 2020

Sarah M. Saville, Associate Attorney at McDermott Ward Attorneys and Counselors at Law, explains the process of estate administration. When a person passes away, the family is faced with the daunting task of figuring out what legally happens with the person’s possession. With a properly structured estate, this can happen quickly and with little conflict. […]

December 24, 2019

Written by: Lucille Rosetti They say you never fully get over the loss of someone you love. This is true in many respects, but you do go on. And sometimes, the best thing you can do to honor the memory of a love lost set out on a new adventure by giving yourself a change […]

November 19, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams, Outreach Director/Funeral Director When the wind changes temperature, snow flurries begin to fall. The leaves are changing colors from a healthy green to a deep maroon or orange. Then they begin to slowly fall from the tree and make their impressions on the ground. The light summer jackets are hung in the […]

July 22, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams, Outreach Director/Funeral Director When it comes to selecting services for a deceased loved one, there are two main options available that families will need to look at; Cremation and Burial. Cremation is not an easy subject to think about. Cremation is the new trend to final disposition and over 60% of the […]

July 8, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams, Outreach Director/Funeral Director When a family has a death occur, it can be extremely stressful. During your time of grief and mourning, your thoughts can feel like they’re all over the place. You may feel overwhelmed with all that is going on around you during this rough time. It can become difficult […]

June 24, 2019

Kaitlyn N. Williams, Outreach Director In the average lifespan, a person may have to arrange only two or three funeral arrangements which leaves the people who have never encountered a death. Many people ask questions like, “What happens after my loved one dies?” It can be stressful and overwhelming when a death occurs… Here is […]