5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Fit

Our caring staff members at Sunset View Cemetery Association know the importance of keeping our brains sharp as we get older. We encourage our neighbors in El Cerrito, Oakland, and Piedmont to prioritize their mental health no matter their age. There are some simple things you can… Read More

4 Reasons Why Now is The Best Time to Preplan

With fluctuating prices and unsettling events happening around the world at every turn, much of the future is uncertain. Preplanning your funeral is a way to take control of your future even amidst all of life’s unpredictability. Here at Sunset View Cemetery, we encourage our neighbors throughout… Read More

Dealing with Loss During the Holidays

They say this is the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’ve lost someone you loved, you might find that the whole season takes on new meaning and perhaps a new kind of pain. As families gather together, there can be an increased focus on making memories and… Read More

Tips for Writing a Eulogy: A Guide for Loved Ones

A eulogy is a beautiful way to memorialize a loved one. It’s an opportunity to celebrate a person’s unique life story and share it with family and friends. This brief speech is usually delivered by someone near and dear to the deceased, such as a spouse, close friend, or family… Read More

3 Preplanning Mistakes to Avoid

Time and time again, we hear from those in El Cerrito, Piedmont, and Albany who’ve had this experience: After attending a burial or end-of-life celebration for a loved one, they decide it would be a good idea to express their own preferences. After all, it’s common to have more opinions about your own end-of-life… Read More

How to Stay Healthy During the Colder Months

When winter comes to El Cerrito, Berkeley, and Kensington, temperatures drop, and family fun moves indoors—unless of course, you like to hike or explore the outdoors. Our staff members at Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary do all they can to stay healthy during the colder months. It’s… Read More

Understanding the Burial and Cremation Process

Until a loved one dies, many families in Richmond, Pinole, and Oakland don’t know the extent of end-of-life options, including the details of cremation, traditional burial, and the selection of a final resting place. Our Sunset View Mortuary staff hears questions like, “Can we have a funeral even with cremation?”,… Read More

How to Handle Loved Ones’ Death Anniversaries

At Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary, we prioritize helping families pay meaningful tribute to the loved ones they’ve lost. Our compassionate staff members assist families in El Cerrito, Pinole, and Alameda County with grief support even after the funeral has ended. No matter… Read More

Managing All of Your End-of-Life Documents

As we age, there are many important decisions to make and documents to organize regarding our legacy. At Sunset View Cemetery, our expert staff members help families in El Cerrito, Albany, and Pinole manage their end-of-life documents. We realize it can be confusing knowing which documents are important and… Read More

7 Unusual Funeral Terms You May Not Know

People who aren’t involved in the funeral industry may not understand a lot of the terms that come up while they’re planning a funeral or memorial service. To help our neighbors in El Cerrito, Albany, and Piedmont navigate this unfamiliar territory, our team at Sunset View Cemetery &… Read More