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Support for Bereavement in 2020. (A Virtual Town Hall Series.)

Mount Waddington, B.C. - Caution, this post contains sensitive information about bereavement which may be upsetting.

The BC CRN provided us with this resource that discusses a global problem we have seen locally: the challenges in grieving loved ones who have passes in 2020.

From the BC CRN and the International Federation on Aging:

"Greetings, COVID-19 has taken the lives of over 1.1 million people globally. Grieving this loss of friends, family, colleagues, and loved ones may be more difficult than ever before in light of infection prevention and control (IPC) protocols, social isolation and travel restrictions. In this IFA Virtual Town Hall, Dr. Alexandre Kalache, President of the International Longevity Centre - Brazil and former Director of the Ageing and Health Programme at the World Health Organization, leads a discussion around the humanity of death and bereavement amid the ongoing challenges of these unprecedented times.

Date and Time: Friday 30th October 2020 7:00-8:00 am (Eastern Daylight Time)

Opening Remarks:Dr. Alexandre Kalache President International Longevity Centre - Brazil

For any questions or concerns please contact Kind regards, Andra Stancu Project Officer International Federation on Ageing"

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