Connection Club

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

October
Topic: Skills, Talents and Intelligence
Date: Tuesday Ocotber 13, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Jobs and Professional Life
Date: Tuesday October 20, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Luck and Fortune
Date: Tuesday October 27, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

September
Topic: Immigration & Moving
Date: Tuesday September 8, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Voluntarism & Charity Work
Date: Tuesday September 15, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Hope and Resilience
Date: Tuesday September 22, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Topic: Thankfulness
Date: Tuesday September 29, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30pm

 

Caregiver Expo

Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
Time: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Place: Firefighters Banquet & Conference Centre, 6515 Bonsor Ave., Burnaby, BC

Join family caregivers and friends at the 11th Annual Caregiver Expo!

For more information please contact Faryar at
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Phone: 604-291-2258

Caregiver Expo 2021

 

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).