Posts by Stephen Garret

Blessing to the Kennedy Family

Bob Kennedy, 87, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2019 in Vancouver from melanoma. Bob was born and raised in Syracuse, New York, as the only child of Irene and Howard Kennedy. To see a bit of the world, he came to Vancouver in 1953 to pursue a Master’s degree in Forestry at UBC before…

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Planning a Home Death – Five Simple Questions

With 916,000 baby boomers currently living in British Columbia coupled with most of us wanting to die in the comfortable and familiar surroundings of our own homes we have some planning to do! Now lets be clear dying at home is not for each and every one of us even though that may be our…

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Lucky Winners from Talks & Tables

Thanks to all the many people who stopped by our table at Vandusen Gardens last week!  We had a great time meeting you and our fellow exhibitors! Here are the two lucky winners of our free lifetime members draw; Gary W and F Scott Ashley will be calling you both soon! The Staff Team MSBC

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Brock House Society Death Cafe – August 27th 1-3:00 pm

We will be at the Brock House on Tuesday August 27th to facilitate their third Death Cafe held on site!  Please do feel free to come along and check both Brock House and the event out. Here is a link for your easy use; https://bhs.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=924373&item_id=1025077 The MSBC Staff Team

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The Baby Boomers Ageing Out – How To Get Ready

The BC Care Providers Association released a report recently entitled “Bedlam in BC’s Continuing Care Sector – May 2019. It is an important piece of the research that points squarely at the demand Baby Boomers will be placing on an already overrun system of care. From our perspective here at the Memorial Society we see…

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The Caregiver Expo in North Vancouver a Great Success!

Thanks to the organizers of the 4th Annual Caregivers Expo that took place at the Delbrook Recreation Centre this past weekend in North Vancouver, BC! We are pleased to announce that Kristi S and Ralf B were the two winners of our free Lifetime Membership Draw. Congratulations you two!! The Staff Team MSBC

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