Coping with COVID-19

Experts from The Resilience Centre in August 2021 presented this four-part free webinar series on managing the effects of Covid-19.

Although aimed towards older people, all ages can benefit from these workshops. 

The sessions were recorded and can be accessed on YouTube below:


1. Staying Afloat and Connected with Michelle Wotton


Life as we know it has changed dramatically due to COVID-19. To overcome isolation and loneliness while we stay at home to control the spread of the virus, we must use different ways to stay connected with friends and family. Maintaining social connections with others is important to keep us staying happy and hopeful during this period.


2. Coping with Uncertainty with Sarah Piper


How individuals can take responsibility for their own wellbeing and focus on what's working for them to face adversity and deal with times of change.


3. Caring for a Spouse or Family Member with Ida Soghomonian


What you can do as a carer to adjust and help you cope while caring for someone.  The importance of continuing with your normal routine as much as possible to maintain consistency and certainty for the person you are caring for.


4. Reframing Covid-19 with Lyn Worsley


The challenges and changes during COVID-19 period can promote stress and other situations that would not normally occur.  By using the reframing strategy, it can help you reinterpret the meaning of a situation, event or experience to help cope during this stressful time.