Ambiguous loss is a type of loss that occurs when the loss is unclear or uncertain, making it difficult to grieve and move forward. This type of loss is often experienced by caregivers and family members of those suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's, or those in palliative care or diagnosed with a terminal illness. It is also felt by those with missing loved ones.
Throughout this class, we will explore the nature of ambiguous loss, including the challenges it poses for individuals and families. We will discuss strategies for coping with ambiguous loss, including validation, reframing, and self-care.
Our hope is that by coming together and discussing ambiguous loss, we can build a greater understanding and empathy for those who are grieving. We want to create a space where individuals and families can find support and validation for their experiences of ambiguous loss.
Thank you for joining us on this journey towards a greater understanding of ambiguous loss and the impact it has on individuals and families. Let's work together to create a more compassionate and supportive world for those who are experiencing this type of loss.
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