We have experienced more than one year of pandemic uncertainty, stress, isolation, loss of normalcy, loss of control and loss of life. What impact has one year of grief had on us?
The AHPCA Virtual Roadshow Spring 2021 kicks off in the first week of May during Hospice Palliative Care Week. All are welcome to join the Roadshow on
Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7 – 8:30 pm on Zoom.
These presentations may be eligible for continuing education credits.
WEDNESDAY MAY 5 – Complicated Pandemic Grief
People have experienced so many pandemic losses in addition to death. Blair Collins, Grief Counsellor, will talk about the need to acknowledge these additional losses during our grief journeys now. Full details.
THURSDAY MAY 6 – This Is Your Brain on Grief
Learn steps you can take to prevent emotional, physical and mental damage during this stress-filled and isolating pandemic. Rick Bergh, Bereavement Educator will teach six interventions you can begin using today. Full details.
WEDNESDAY MAY 12 – Normalizing Pandemic Caregiver Grief
Darrin Parkin, Spiritual Care Clinician, will share his personal frontline hospital pandemic experience. Caregiver grief reactions are normal and must be recognized. Full details.
THURSDAY MAY 13 – The Isolated Brain and What it Needs
How do we combat the social isolation and loneliness of the pandemic? Erica Phare-Bergh, Choir Director for those with memory loss, will lead us in 90 minutes of social singing super-stimulus for our brains. Full details.
WEDNESDAY MAY 19 – How the Pandemic has Challenged Our Idea of a Good Death
The pandemic has shaken our cultural myth of a “good death”: a pain-free, peaceful death surrounded by loved ones. Blair Collins, Grief Counsellor, invites you to reflect on your own myth and how the pandemic has impacted your ability to journey with someone at the end of life. Full details.
THURSDAY MAY 20 – Death Ed. – Grief & Loss Education
Death Ed. is the product of years of being invited in to join families in some of the most intense environments of loss. Jeremy Allen, speaker and funeral director, walks alongside individuals, communities and professionals as they navigate the discomfort of grief & loss. Full details.
Pricing per session
$20 for AHPCA 2021 members
$40 for members of the public
Interested in the 50% membership discount?