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Hope for the Holidays- Grief and Resiliency in a Time of Covid-19

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Topic: Hope for the Holidays- Grief and Resiliency in a Time of Covid-19
Speaker: Paula Staab Polk
Date and time: November 12 at 11am pst

A session on grief and healthy coping in anticipation of the holiday season. The presentation will include learning how to identify losses, understanding the signs and symptoms of grief, and ideas for coping and working through the challenges experienced this year. Discussion will involve ideas for incorporating mind, body, and spirit in meditation, prayer, movement, music, reflection, and gratitude practices.


Paula Staab Polk, RN, is a Life Transitions Specialist with over 40 years of experience in nursing, funeral service, event planning, and education. She is passionate about helping and serving others during the difficult transitions in life by offering resources and support to the individual, family and community. As a Faith Community Nurse, Paula merges healthcare, spiritual care and education in training modules for the general public and interprofessional groups such as nurses, physicians, clergy, funeral directors, teachers and hospice staff. Ms. Staab Polk is the Health Ministry Leader for St. Finbar Parish in Burbank, CA.