Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA)
National non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the consumer’s right to a meaningful, dignified and affordable funeral.
Providing information and resources for end of life issues.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Federal agency that enforces the Funeral Rule and works to prevent business practices unfair to consumers.
Funeral Ethics Organization
Promoting ethical dealings in all death-related transactions.
New Jersey Sharing Network
Non-profit organization with information on organ and tissue donation, and how to register online.
Rutgers Medical School Anatomical Association
Information on whole body donating and downloadable body bequeathal form.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration
Information about burial services in veteran’s cemeteries for veterans and family members.
Green Burial Council
Information about ecologically responsible burial and finding a green burial cemetery in New Jersey and New York.
Five Wishes Booklet
A useful booklet providing a legally valid combination of a personalized advance directive and the appointment of a healthcare proxy.
Compassion and Choices
Providing information to empower people to receive end-of-life care consistent with their values and priorities.