Coping with Change & Loss: The Impact of COVID-19
Coping with Change & Loss: The Impact of COVID-19, Focusing on Social Isolation in Older Adults webinar on October 5, 2021 9-11am with free 2.0 social work CEUs available.
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Description: As aging seniors go through landmark ages of the, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, change and loss is inevitable. Those experiences can produce feelings of fear, anxiety, and anger. It is imperative that support staff are able to assist with bringing balance between the losses and joy. This training will discuss supporting and understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, the below objectives will be covered through supportive information and a video. The 5 Stages of Grief is a process that assists aging adults to acknowledge, process and express their experiences of loss. The 5 Stages of Grief will be examined through a common loss of mobility. Families and staff will be provided with coping strategies to assist aging adults cope with loss during the COVID-19 pandemic and with quarantine isolation. A special focus will be discussed on how social isolation affects seniors.