The health and safety of our members, volunteers and staff is our top priority. We are taking every precaution to ensure our individual and collective safety by following public health recommendations. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate this challenging situation and determine how best to continue providing intentional, supportive and fun programming to our community.
At Kate's Club, we believe in the power of community. Between school closures and social distancing, many of us may feel more isolated in our lives, and in our grief. Please see below to learn about important updates from Kate's Club as well as helpful resources on how to navigate the coming weeks.
COVID-19, Grief, and Children
While these blog posts are focused on elderly grieving people, the majority of the content can apply to any grieving person.
This resource provides suggestions for supporting children and teens, as well as age-appropriate explanations. Grieving children more have more anxiety about health and safety than their peers.
This guide, available in both English and Spanish, provides information about how to cope with additional stress and practice self care. It also provides information about how children may react at different ages and how caregivers can support them.
With the disruptions in daily life, many students are grieving the loss of experiences: graduation, attending prom, their spring musical, or final baseball game. They may struggle with feelings of helplessness or loss of control, sadness, anger, or confusion. Check in with your kids and validate their thoughts and feelings.