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Wed, Mar 27

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Kincardine

Supporting Loved Ones - Free Lecture

A free lecture to share guidance with informal and family caregivers

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Supporting Loved Ones - Free Lecture
Supporting Loved Ones - Free Lecture

Time & Location

Mar 27, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Kincardine, 601 Durham St, Kincardine, ON N2Z 1L7, Canada

About the Event

About the Lecture:

Join us for an insightful lecture tailored for informal and family caregivers who may be feeling overwhelmed and unprepared on their caregiving journey. This session is crafted with you in mind, offering a supportive space to explore essential aspects of end-of-life care. 

Our specialist, Eugene Dufour, will share practical guidance, fostering a sense of empowerment and confidence in navigating the challenges of providing care for your loved ones. Discover valuable insights, connect with others facing similar experiences, and find renewed strength in the community. 

By attending this session, participants will have the opportunity to learn essential caregiving techniques, effective communication strategies, and self-care tips. The lecture will also cover important topics such as managing caregiver stress, connecting with resources in the community, and enhancing the overall well-being of both the caregiver and the individual receiving care.

Let's embark on this journey together, gaining knowledge and support to ensure the well-being of both caregivers and their cherished recipients. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your caregiving skills and find solace in shared understanding.

About The Speaker: 

With 46 years of experience in bereavement, trauma work, and hospice palliative care, Eugene Dufour is a distinguished figure in the field. As a past president of the Ontario Palliative Care Association and the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association, he brings a wealth of knowledge to his lectures and workshops.

Eugene's commitment to palliative care has been recognized with prestigious awards, including the Commemorative Medal for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 2nd’s Golden Jubilee and the Doctor Dorothy Ley Award of Excellence in Hospice Palliative Care.

Eugene recently retired from the position of Psychosocial Spiritual Care Clinician with the Huron Perth Palliative Care Outreach Team. Despite retiring, Eugene continues to teach, consult, and provide workshops on grief, trauma, compassion fatigue, and self-care. Join us for this unique opportunity to learn from a seasoned expert in the field.

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