Events and Information



The fifth annual Caregiver & Senior Expo celebrates BC Family Caregiver Month.
Are you a family member looking for practical help in the care of your loved one?
Or a senior who wants to learn about local resources to help you live a healthy and
independent life? This expo provides unpaid caregivers and seniors an opportunity to feel
celebrated while learning about the local support services available on the North Shore.

Delbrook Community Recreation Centre
851 West Queens Road, North Vancouver

Date & Time:
Saturday May 2, 2020 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Upcoming Events:

Transitioning through Loss with Lorna Harding

Learn to navigae through a variety losses:

  • Death of a loved one
  • Loss of ability or health
  • Loss of lifestyle and social circle
  • .....

Via Zoom ~Please reach out to Elizabeth to RSVP and receive the zoom link

Date & Time:
Tuesday May 19, 2020 1:00-3:00 pm

Free registration with NSCR Caregiver Support
T: 604. 982. 3320

Building an Eldercare Roadmap with Stephanie Chan

Access the right Resources

  • The differences between public and private services, and how to access each
  • The main aspectof an eldercare plan
  • How to manage life when spouses have very different care needs
  • The Foundation of knowledge you need to make informed decisions

Community Room, Rm 203 at Capilano Mall
935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver
Date & Time:
Thursday January 14, 2020 1:00-2:30 pm

Free registration with NSCR Caregiver Support
T: 604. 982. 3320

Montessori Methods for Eldercare with Anne Kelly

Montessori Methods Encourage:

  • A sense of contribution
  • Feeling loved, valued and respected
  • Self-determined
  • Feeling of capability and worth Empowerment
  • Empowerment

Community Room, Rm 203 at Capilano Mall
935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver
Date & Time:
Monday February 10, 2020 1:00-3:00 pm

Free registration with NSCR Caregiver Support
T: 604. 982. 3320

Caring Together For Ourself with Olivia Fermi and John Andreas

Relax and Rejuvenate with:

  • The Dagara 5 element wheel and Constellations and how to enhance rootedness, belonging and connection in family and community
  • Group activities, meditations and discussion
  • Sharing caregiving experiences with each other for support, learning and encouragement
  • A participatory evening for caregivers to learn, play and share together.

Community Room, Rm 203 at Capilano Mall
935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver
Date & Time:
Thursday December 12, 2019 7:00-9:30 pm

Free registration with NSCR Caregiver Support
T: 604. 982. 3320

Reframing Self-Care

A workshop for Caregivers and seniors.

Exercise Your Curiosity Muscle
Explore the shifting paradigm of Self-Care
Discover strategies to elevate self-care practices
Practice techniques
Create Powerful Guiding Questions
What’s love got to do with it? Find out!

Rm 203 at Capilano Mall
935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver
Date & Time:
Tuesday October 29, 2019 1-4 pm

Free registration with NSCR Caregiver Support
T: 604. 982. 3320

Ongoing events

Walk and Talk

Every 4th Monday of the month at 1:30PM, except on stat holidays. The alternate dates will be listed here.
Upcoming walks
October 28 and November 25, 2019

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 Mahtab Kashani, featuring a variety of topics such as managing boundaries, stress relief techniques, and communicating with family members.

Upcoming meetings:

Upcoming Meetings In 2019:
Monday October 21 4-6pm
Monday November 25 4-6pm
Monday December 16 4-6pm

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
جلسات ماهیانه با ورزش، پذیرایی و موسیقی شروع میگردد
 سخنران مهمان خانم فریما شاکری ( مددکار اجتمایی متخصص امور سالمندان)

طبقه دوم کپیلانا مال

سه شنبه ۲۳ اکتبر ۲۰۱۸، ساعت ۷-۵ بعد از ظهر
سه شنبه ۲۲ ژانویه ۲۰۱۹
جلسه ماه مارث متعاقبا اعلام خواهد شد
سه شنبه ۱۶ آوریل ۲۰۱۹

تلفن تماس: ۴۴۰۳-۲۴۰(۶۰۴)
خانم کتایون شیرزاد، مشاورخانواده، متخصص رابطه درمانی وآموزش مدیریت ذهن.مسـولیت برنامه را عهده دارند
الیزابت بیشاپ، 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 Tuesday 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

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 4th ANNUAL CAREGIVER EXPO is on May 4th 2019 at Delbrook Recreation Centre.

Connecting caregivers with knowledge, support & wellness
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!

2018 Presentation schedule

Other topics we have covered:

Preparing for Incapacity, and evening of calm and connection
Navigating Healthcare Services
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
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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