June Connection Club Schedule   New clipart

This club aims to give seniors and caregivers the opportunity of staying connected in the time of physical distancing. During these online casual gatherings we will chit chat while taking a sip on our favorite drinks. The topics are light and meant to bring everyone joy through sharing our positive experiences and memories, skills, knowledge and creativities to cope with this different times.

Eligibility:  Seniors (55+) and caregivers. Due to technology and time limitations we can only have limited number of participants on each session. Please register today before all spots are gone.

Registration:  To register, please contact Faryar via email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Schedule for June

Topic: My Life Achievements
Date: Tuesday June 2, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Fun Summer
Date: Tuesday June 9, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: My Favorite Music and Singer(s)
Date: Tuesday June 16, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Individual and Group Games
Date: Tuesday June 23, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: My Favorite Book(s)
Date: Tuesday June 30, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
 

 

Connection Club   New clipart

This club aims to give seniors and caregivers the opportunity of staying connected in the time of physical distancing. During these online casual gatherings we will chit chat while taking a sip on our favorite drinks. The topics are light and meant to bring everyone joy through sharing our positive experiences and memories, skills, knowledge and creativities to cope with this different times.

Eligibility:  Seniors (55+) and caregivers. Due to technology and time limitations we can only have limited number of participants on each session. Please register today before all spots are gone.

Registration:  To register, please contact Faryar via email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Some Topics:

Friendship:
- What qualities do you value the most in your friendship?
- Are you a good friend? Why or why not?
- Who is your oldest friend? How did you meet them?

Food and Culture:
- Are you into cooking and do you enjoy cooking?
- Do you know an ethnic food? What is a popular food in your culture?
- What do you cook the best?
- What was your most epic cooking failure?
- What is your favorite food?
- Can you suggest an easy and nourishing recipe for self-isolating days?
- If you could only eat one food on rest of your life what would it be?

Memories:
- Do you remember a similar situation like COVID-19 from your earlier life?
- What are some of your favorite photos you have taken?
- Would you like to share your best or funniest photos?
- Do you have any story or photos which bring back good childhood memories?


Schedule

Topic: Friendship
Date: Tuesday May 12, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Food and Culture
Date: Tuesday May 19, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Memories
Date: Tuesday May 26, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

 

 

Caregiver Expo 2020 Postponed!

Due to the public health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus, we will be postponing our Caregivers Expo that was to be held on March 28th.

Burnaby Seniors Outreach is committed to support the health and welfare of our clients, caregivers and health care workers, therefore we want to do everything we can to contain the spread of this virus.

Our aim is to reschedule the Caregivers Expo to the fall.

Caregivers Expo March 2020 Postponed

 

Caregiver Support Group Drop-In Program

This program is open to anyone who is an Unpaid Caregiver or anyone who is supporting an Unpaid Caregiver. Drop-in, listen and share your experiences in a safe and confidential environment. Learn from others who find themselves in a similar situation. These support drop-in groups are facilitated by a member of our professional staff or well-trained volunteer peer counsellors.

All of our sessions are held at Burnaby Community Services, located at 2055 Rosser Avenue in Burnaby.

Caregiver Support Group Drop-In Program 2020

Monday Group meets on the 2nd and last Monday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Tuesday Group meets on last Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday Group meets on the last Saturday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm

 

Family and Caregivers Day

Family and Caregivers Day was held successfully on July 6, 2019. Thanks to the great support of all our volunteers. Thank you everyone for attending and being so wonderful.

For some video shots of our amazing volunteer speakers and loyal attendees please click on the image below (linked to the video posted on the BSOSS Facebook page).