First Link Learning Series - Understanding Grief (Fr Paul Grimes/Tony Bidgood)

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Apr 19, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Week 15 - Understanding Grief

This week, we discuss Understanding Grief.


What is Grief?

The Grieving Process

Ambiguous Loss

The Impact of Grief

Grief in Young Children & Adolescents

Common Themes in the Grieving Process

Caring for Yourself

Overall Survey

This weeks Learning Series speakers are Fr. Paul Grimes and Tony Bidgood

Paul Grimes

  • Paul Grimes is the Regional Manager of pastoral care ethics and bereavement services. He oversees long term care and community care for the health authority. He also oversees faith-based homes in Carbonear and Placentia.
  • His office is in the pleasant view towers.

Fr. Tony Bidgood

  • Fr. Tony Bidgood works in healthcare as a Chaplain/certified spiritual care practitioner.
  • He has experience in many healthcare settings, grief and bereavement work and parish ministry.
  • He is an ordained member of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • He is a presenting partner for the First Link Learning Series program since 2020.
  • He enjoys cooking, hiking, snow-shoeing, singing, travelling and spending time with family and friends.

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Our learning series provides an overview of dementia, coping strategies, and knowledge of community support services. The series is 15 weeks and is at no cost to participants. Register today!