Continuing Education Workshop
10:00am Wednesday February 26
2055 Rosser Avenue, Burnaby
Advanced Care Planning
Some of the topics to be discussed are:
- What is advanced care planning?
- Why is advanced care planning important?
- Barriers to advanced care planning
Please register latest by Monday February 24, as there is limited space for this workshop.
Caregiver Expo 2020
Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Place: Firefighters Banquet & Conference Centre, 6515 Bonsor Ave., Burnaby, BC
Come to the 11th Annual Caregiver Expo - organized by Burnaby Seniors Outreach. Speak to 30 Burnaby service providers, attend educational seminars and enjoy a free lunch.
For more information please contact Faryar at
BSOSS, BCS and Burnaby Meals on Wheels Appoint New Executive Director
Alexandra Munroe has been appointed as the Executive Director of Burnaby Seniors Outreach Services Society (BSOSS), Burnaby Community Services (BCS), and Burnaby Meals on Wheels effective December 17, 2019. Alex has a track record of success as a strategic and operational leader with an engaging personality. Alex’s background includes working as Vice-President of Administration and Human Resources in the for-profit tech industry, and she has held leadership roles within the seniors’ health care sector. Her extensive experience in management and HR is key to our organizations. Other requirements for this job include outstanding communication skills, along with a commitment to fundraising and to building a sustainable plan that ensures the societies continue to serve the Burnaby community.
As background, the Boards established a search committee comprising of Larry Ho, Rahim Rajan, Danelle Laidlaw, and Evelyn Gut to undertake the search for an Executive Director. Career Contacts, an experienced executive search firm was engaged to undertake this search.
An Executive Brief describing the opportunity was posted in October. This brief was used to market the opportunity resulting in over 68 individuals declaring their candidacy for this role. Career Contacts evaluated and screened all these candidates and conducted in-depth interviews with 12 individuals. 5 candidates were selected for interviews and 2 candidates were invited for a second interview.
Please join us in welcoming Alex to her new position as Executive Director. We have every confidence that she will thrive in her new position and be a welcome new driving force in our organization.
The New Dementians
A Multicultural Dementia Friendly, Intergenerational Choir!
Artistic Director - Jennyfer Hatch, MTA, Certified Music Therapist
Most Saturdays from 10:30am-12:00pm at 2055 Rosser Ave., Burnaby
Come sing and socialize! Nutritious food and drinks provided. For more information call 604-291-2258.