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How to Survive Becoming a Surviving Spouse

Becoming a Surviving Spouse

We cannot stress enough the importance of planning in advance, we often encourage families to use an Advanced Healthcare Directive to plan and determine what they want or need but there will always be unforeseen details after a loved one passes. After losing her husband and realizing that there is not […]
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Holiday Wishes from Rabbi Rosove

“How strange we are in the world, and how presumptuous our doings! Only one response can maintain us: gratefulness for witnessing the wonder, for the gift of our unearned right to serve, to adore, and to fulfill. It is gratefulness which makes the soul great.”

-Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Dear Friends:

As we enter the […]
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More Than a Memory

Jackie Kossoff is the Marketing & Community Outreach Assistant at Hillside Memorial Park. She graduated from the University of Evansville in 2015 with a B.S. in Communication, which she puts to use every day at Hillside, and a B.F.A. in Creative Writing, which she put to use in writing this blog post.

Walking through the […]
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The Truth About “Stages” of Grief

Holly Price is the Community Outreach Manager at Hillside Memorial Park. She received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and facilitates complimentary Grief Support Groups at Hillside and community high schools.

Hello and welcome! My name is Holly Price and I am the Community Outreach Manager here at Hillside […]
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A Phone Call to Mom by Michael Kass

Michael Kass is a facilitator, coach, award-winning storyteller and founder of The Center for Story and Spirit, a project dedicated to helping individuals, organizations (including the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles), and communities to discover and harness the power of their stories to create change. Check out his Facebook, website http://www.michaelkass.co/, and […]
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Welcome to Our Blog

Paul Goldstein has served as General Manager of Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary since 2011. Mr. Goldstein is very active in the community, serving on the boards of the Culver City Chamber of Commerce, Jewish Funeral Directors of America, Cemetery and Mortuary Association of California, International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, and the Board of […]
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