Most people associate loss with death.
But loss comes in all different forms…loss of a career, loss of a home, and loss of our healthy physical selves, to name a few. Caregivers know loss intimately as well. When we take on the role of a caregiver, loss hits us in many ways throughout our journey. This week’s guest, Corrie Sirota, social worker and author of Someone Died…Now What: A Personal and Professional Perspective on Coping with Grief, explores how loss is a process and how attending to that loss throughout our journey can help mend us along the way.
It can be overwhelming trying to find a retirement, assisted or long term care residence for yourself or a loved one. A Place For Mom can help by providing personalized guidance as well as a resource list of accredited facilities across the U.S. and Canada.
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Stephanie Erickson is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience as a geriatric social worker. Her primary area of practice focuses on…
Stephanie Erickson is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience as a geriatric social worker. Her primary area of practice focuses on Dementia and decision-making capacity. She works with seniors living autonomously, in care facilities, in acute care at the hospital, and who are living with family. Stephanie also provides training and consultation to families, the Alzheimer’s Society, community groups, financial and legal institutions and at professional conferences. She hosts her own weekly podcast called Caregivers’ Circle. She founded Erickson Resource Group which offers holistic services to seniors and their families. Check out her free guide to initiating conversations with aging relatives.