Resources: Caring for Holocaust Survivors

Caring For Holocaust Survivors

An increase in awareness about the prevalence and impact of trauma Holocaust Survivors faced has led to new approaches to caring for them. Recent events like the pandemic can trigger Holocaust Survivor’s painful memories, fear, and sense of powerlessness. These feelings may awaken post-traumatic stress symptoms caused by the survivors’ trauma history.

As health care professionals and caregivers, we must be educated and remain aware of the Holocaust trauma and the post-traumatic impact stress can have in providing care.

The resources on this page provide professional caregivers with background and information on providing care to Holocaust Survivors at the end of life.

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