The AHPCA team is excited to announce that REGISTRATION FOR AHPCA ROADSHOW IS OPEN! Please distribute this email to anybody who may be interested. A PDF poster is attached if you would like to share on your website.
Six evening sessions with six different topics are available to you from the comfort of your home.
All are welcome to join the Roadshow on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7 – 8:30 pm on Zoom.
$20 per session for AHPCA members
$40 per session for members of the public
Current AHPCA members get a 50% discount. Now is the perfect time to renew your membership.
Attend all six topics at a reduced price if you purchase the bundle by May 4.
Alternatively, build your own Roadshow experience by choosing from the following sessions:
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 and registration.
MAY 6 – This is Your Brain on Grief
Learn steps you can take to prevent physical, emotional 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 and registration.
MAY 12 – Normalizing Pandemic Caregiver Grief
Darrin Parkin, Spiritual Care Clinician, will share his personal frontline hopital pandemic experience. Caregiver grief reactions are normal and must be recognized. Full details and registration.
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 and registration.
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 and registration.
MAY 20 – Death Ed. – Grief & Loss Education
Jeremy Allen, licensed funeral director/embalmer, better prepares us to walk alongside others during times of grief and loss. Full details and registration.
We look forward to seeing you at AHPCA’s Roadshow Spring 2021!