Events and Information

Ongoing events

Walk and Talks

Every 4th Monday of the month at 1:30PM. Upcoming walks:
March 26, April 23, and May 28.

Persian Caregiver group

We invite those who are a support person to elders, relatives, spouses, friends and community members. The meetings are an opportunity to connect with others who also seek to improve their own health and well-being, and to gain skills that will help you better manage the caregiving journey.

The group is facilitated in Farsi by Katayoun Shirzad, featuring a variety of topics such as managing boundaries, stress relief techniques, and communicating with family members. Upcoming meetings: April 18 and May 16, 2018 from 5-7PM in Room 203 at Capilano Mall, 935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver.

New members are always welcome.

ایجاد انگیزه تعادل رفتاری
* برای شناخت اهمنیت تعادل دررفتارمراقبت کنندگان وفراسوی آن به جمع ما به پیوندید
*  به مناظره گذاشتن چالش ها وعلاقمندی های مان درمراقبت ازخود و دیگران
*  شناسایی توانمندی ها وحرمت حریم های مان*  بازسازی نیازها و مسئولیت های مان
*  محترم شمردن نقاط قوت وعزت نفس
در این جلسه ماهانه شروع با  ورزش ، پذیرایی و موسیقی می باشند.  
 سخنران مهمان خانم فریما شاکری ( مددکار اجتمایی متخصص امور سالمندان) .
مکان: طبقه دوم کپیلانا مال
 زمان:
چهار شنبه، هجدهم اپریل،  April 18th, 2018
ساعت: 7-5 بعد از ظهر
تلفن تماس: 4403 240 604
خانم کتایون شیرزاد، مشاورخانواده، متخصص رابطه درمانی وآموزش مدیریت ذهن.مسـولیت برنامه را عهده دارند.
کرن دیویس، هم آهنگ کننده برنامه همگامی با مراقبت دهندگان وشرکت کنندگان دراین جلسه را هم دارد.


Monthly Network Groups

Caregiver comment: ‘I love coming here every month. It feels so comforting, being around people who get what I’m talking about on a deeper level’.

The meetings give people the opportunity to:

  • Connect and share ideas with other family caregivers
  • Explore the challenges of caregiving
  • Learn strategies for relaxation and stress management
  • Learn about resources to support family caregivers

Join us for either Group:
The 1st Thursday of the month at 7pm, and the 2nd Wednesday at 10.30 am.
Location: North Shore Community Resources Room 203 at Capilano Mall 935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver

For more information:
Phone: 604-982-3320
Email: karyn.davies@nscr.bc.ca

Upcoming Events:

BC Family Caregiver Week

Did you know there is a special week designated to recognizing family caregivers? Family Caregiver Week is the 1st week of May each year.

The 3RD ANNUAL CAREGIVER EXPO is on May 5th from 9am- 3pm at Delbrook Recreation Centre.

Connecting caregivers with knowledge, support & wellness
Join us again this year to be celebrated! Listen to informative speakers, connect with other caregivers, and get information on local services to help you and your loved one on the caregiving journey.
Stay tuned for a detailed schedule of presentations!

Presentation schedule


Caregiver Mini Holiday

You deserve some time off to connect with folks who understand your situation. Caring for your spouse, parents or a family member is a big job and can lead to burnout in your emotional, mental, and physical health.

YOUR day of rejuvenating self-care!

Location:
Mollie Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Rd, North Vancouver

Free registration with NSCR Caregiver Support
T: 604. 982. 3320
E: karyn.davies@nscr.bc.ca

Other topics we have covered:

Comforting touch
Medications for Dementia care
How to Revive your energy
Curious not Furious
Visionboard for caregivers
Celebrating your creativity
Caregiver Tax credits
Sleep restoration
Change, loss and hope

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Caregiver Support Resource Library

The Caregiver Resource Library has many great books, videos, and CDs on topics such as:

  • Aging
  • Caregiving
  • Death
  • Dementia
  • Diseases
  • Facility Care
  • Grief
  • Health
  • Inspiration
  • Psychology
  • Spousal Care
  • Youth

Recently added items:

Leaves Falling Gently:
Living fully with serious & life limiting Illness through Mindfulness, Compassion & Connectedness. By Susan Bauer-Wu

The Kindness handbook
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By Sharon Salzberg

The Art of Conversation through serious illness.
Lessons for Caregivers. By Richard McQuellon and Michael Cowan

Let Go:
A Buddhist Guide to Breaking free of habits. By Martine Batchelor

The mindful path to self-compassion.
By Christopher Germer

Resources can be signed out, free-of-charge, for up to three weeks. The library is located on the 2nd floor of Capilano Mall at North Shore Community Resources

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