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ADCC Webinar Series: Navigating Loss, Loneliness and Aging



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12/31/2021 - 12/31/2023
Online webinar
Navigating Loss, Loneliness and Aging: Reconnecting to Sources of Strength
A four-part webinar series developed by the Virginia Commonwealth University's Department of Gerontology in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services 

At the end of this training, participants will have an increased understanding of:

  • Participants will learn more about:
    • the difference between grief and loss
    • the areas of life that loss can impact
    • how to work towards a “new normal
    • activities and resources for navigating loss
    • person-centered care as it relates to loss
    • the importance of self-care for the professional
    • the relationship between loss, loneliness, and social isolation
    • risk factors for loneliness and social isolation
    • the health consequences of loneliness and social isolation
    • how loneliness and social isolation impact the body’s immune system
    • the health benefits of social connectedness
    • activities for enhancing social connectedness

Virginia Commonwealth University   |   College of Health Professions - Department of Gerontology
900 E Leigh Street   |   Richmond, Virginia 23298   |   Phone: 804-828-1565   |   Fax: 804-828-5259