The 66th Annual General Meeting

The Memorial Society of British Columbia held its 66th Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 5th, 2022. Thank you to the many members who joined us both in person and online through Zoom. A special note of thanks also to guest speaker Karen Hendrickson, Co-Founder of the Death Doula Network of BC, for her informative…

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2022 Annual General Meeting Notice

The Board and Staff of the Memorial Society of BC hope that you and your loved ones are well and safe. This year we will be holding our 66th Annual General Meeting Saturday, November 5th, 2022 1:00 – 2:30 pm Sanctuary, Unitarian Church of Vancouver 949 West 49 th Ave, Vancouver With guest speaker Karen…

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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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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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Conversations That Matter

Stu and I had a wonderful conversation about the importance of end of life planning. Here is the link to the show! Enjoy it and please do feel free to pass the link along. MSBC Staff Team

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Medical Assistance In Dying – The Striking Oddness of It

To be sure I have no moral judgment around choosing or not choosing MAID, it is a most personal and intimate family conversation that needs to be undertaken with the support of the medical system. The resulting choice is that individual’s and that family’s right to make. Once the choice is made to proceed with…

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