Good Grief

Grief is felt when loss is experienced in life.  It can be the result of a loss of a spouse, a parent, a child, or even a job.  Any significant loss can be emotionally difficult and life-disrupting. But the good news is you don’t have to stay sad forever.

On this special Seniors Today, Dennise and Lisa chat with guests Monica Guilhot Chartrand and Kim White to discuss loss and working through the grieving process in the most positive way.

Program Topics:

  • What are the different types of grief?
  • When will things get back to normal after the death of a loved one?
  • What should I say to someone who is grieving?
  • What are the typical stages of grief?
  • How has counseling and the grieving process changed due to Covid-19 isolation?
  • How to manage the long goodbye, when a terminal diagnosis has been given or a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Our Guests:

Monica Guilhot Chartrand, LCSW, Senior Services Program Coordinator at SamaraCare in Naperville.

Kim White, Executive Director at the Career & Networking Center in Naperville.

Seniors Today

Seniors Today is a show focused on what seniors and their families need to know to live their best lives.

Our Hosts:

Dennise Vaughn of Homewatch Caregivers

Homewatch CareGivers® believes good care should not interfere with your quality of life. We deliver the compassionate care our clients need to help complete day-to-day activities while still maintaining a healthy dose of independence.

Lisa Stover, founder Presto Real Estate Services.

PRESTO® is focused on helping you, your parents or a loved one transition smoothly to a new home. We understand that relocating can be overwhelming, especially for someone who has lived in their home for a long period of time. We can help ease the transition to a new home by assembling a team of licensed, insured professionals who will help make every step of the move a worry-free experience for you and your loved ones.

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