Grieve and Now Go Back to Work

Greet Grief

I am speaking to a group of marketing leaders in the Continuing Care Community on grief and what we can do to help those who have lost a loved one.

It is amazing that the topic of loss, one that is universal to every human being still produces such discomfort that we choose to ignore it, and not to develop a plan of care for those going through grief.

Why do we spend so much time marketing our services when the one thing we could be “selling” is the support one receives when a loved one dies?

What if the people who we hire would feel supported if someone in their family dies, or if there was a support group they could attend when one client after another passes away?  Would our retention rates increase?

Wouldn’t it be nice to know what to say or do for a co-worker who has to…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontology Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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