Dementia Friendly Cafe (Virtual)
A virtual gathering for persons with memory loss or dementia, their families and friends.
Date and Time: 2nd Thursday of Each Month, 1:00-2:30pm
Place: Virtual (using Zoom virtual meeting application)
Participants engage in socializing and facilitated discussion on topics led by guest speakers and music led by a certified music therapist.
The New Dementians
A Multicultural Dementia Friendly, Intergenerational Choir!
A special virtual gathering in lieu of the Fall Concert due to COVID-19! Snacks, stories, singing, celebration and more!
Saturday October 31, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Artistic Director - Jennyfer Hatch, MTA, Certified Music Therapist
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.
Topic: Passions, Dreams, Retirement
Date: Tuesday Ocotber 13, 2020
Topic: Housing and Homes
Date: Tuesday October 20, 2020
Topic: Luck and Fortune vs Diligence and Hardworking
Date: Tuesday October 27, 2020
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!
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YWCA TechLink is a free IT and tech support service based in Vancouver, staffed by Lower Mainland residents who have a background in technology. TechLink will be offering free IT and tech support over the phone and virtually, to support you with any general tech-related queries you might have, such as how to set up devices, make video calls, access government services, and more.
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Are you a Senior in Burnaby Who Needs Help?
Some useful numbers and links for seniors in Burnaby who need help during these challenging times.
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Research Study with Older Adults
Watson Centre Society for Brain Health is currently recruiting otherwise healthy older adults (65 years or older) who are experiencing early signs of cognitive impairment. Researchers will be looking to obtain basic demographic information such as age, gender, education level and exercise frequency. We will be asking individuals to complete a series of assessments to assess cognitive function and quality of life (over 3 testing periods). All information will be kept confidential and participation is voluntary.
The purpose of the research study is to look at the potential for intensive cognitive intervention in slowing cognitive decline in older adults.
Program is delivered online, via your personal computer.
For more information please visit: www.watsonbrainhealth.com/study-recruitment/
To register for screening: