CAREGIVERS WELLNESS SERIES
Caregivers Workshops in April 2021
Time: 1:00-2:30pm Fridays
Family & Friend Caregivers and Seniors are invited to attend these workshops. We will learn how to manage and cope with different issues during these challenging times:
- April 23: How to Lower the Risk of Stroke in Older Adults
- April 30: Arthritis and the Aging Process - Demonstration of Simple Therapeutic Exercises
Note: The workshops originally scheduled for April 9 "Aging and Unexpected Changes/Depression" and April 16 "Impact of COVID-19 on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder" are postponed.
Burnaby Seniors Outreach Services Society presents
Dementia Friendly Cafe
An online gathering of community - for seniors, those with memory loss, and their family and friend caregivers.
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 a 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: Birth & Growing
Date: Tuesday November 10, 2020
Topic: Home Remedies vs Modern Medicine
Date: Tuesday November 17, 2020
Date: Tuesday November 24, 2020
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!
For more information please contact Faryar at
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 senior peer support volunteers.
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).