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Caregiver Grief and Loss

Grief and loss can be difficult for some caregivers. They may experience loss and bereavement in their own way; some will mourn using cultural/social practices while others may have unique ways of grieving as they learn to live with loss.

Explore the resources below to find some tips and insights for moving forward.

If you are in crisis and need immediate assistance, please call 911 for a medical emergency or 988 for a mental health crisis, or reach out to a crisis service in your area.

S2 E5 | 34 min
Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief as a Caregiver
What’s in this podcast:

Host Michelle Jobin is joined by Susan Kendal, founder of Evolve Beyond Grief, to talk about normalizing conversations around death and grief.

S4 E1 | 40 min
Caring for a Parent Advocating for Palliative Care
What’s in this podcast:

Daniel Nowoselski shares his experience as a caregiver for his father and discusses the challenges of being a caregiver while working full-time and finishing a degree.

S4 E2 | 48 min
Caring for a Terminally Ill Child
What’s in this podcast:

Host Michelle speaks with caregiver Katherine about her experiences, starting with her partner’s mental health struggles and continuing with her son’s rare genetic disease diagnosis.

S3 E1 | 40 min
Walking Alongside Indigenous Peoples who are Seriously Ill: Education for Community Caregivers Curriculum
What’s in this podcast:

How Michelle Jobin is joined by Holly Prince and Jessica Wyatt to discuss CERAH, a Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health at Lakehead University and discuss their experiences with caregiving and why this is so pivotal to Indigenous communities.

S3 E4 | 37 min
Caring for a Terminally Ill Spouse
What’s in this podcast:

Host Michelle Jobin is joined by Chris Rosati to touch upon his journey caring for his beloved wife of 37 years after she got diagnosed with cancer.

I’m a caregiver

Rick
Caring for: Mother & Father

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The Joys of Caregiving

Rick shares insights and lessons learned while caring for his elderly parents.

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