Eleanor Silverberg, BA Psych, MSW, RSW

Eleanor Silverberg, BA Psych, MSW, RSW, is a self-employed Counseling and Grief Specialist for Care Providers. After 15+ years in dementia care professionally as a Community Outreach Social Worker and personally as a family caregiver, she focuses on assisting dementia caregivers to strengthen their resiliency and prevent burnout. She provides group counseling and presentations for family caregivers, and conducts on- site and online training seminars to healthcare frontline workers who serve dementia family caregivers. She trains healthcare workers in applying the 3-A Approach, Acknowledge, Assess, Assist (TM), she developed for addressing caregiver grief. She’s observed that the loss and grief experienced by family caregivers impacts their well-being and manner of providing care. Her publication about the 3-A Approach is an educational resource for professionals available on the Canadian Virtual Hospice website. Her website is www.eleanorsilverberg.com