Anthony Kupferschmidt


The first Monday of the Month (Nov. 5)
Barclay Manor
Register at 604.669.5051

Here's an opportunity to enjoy tea and conversation with West End Seniors' Network executive director Anthony Kupferschmidt. Discuss the issues impacting the organization and your life as a senior in the West End. Bring your questions, suggestions, and viewpoints -- they provide the tea and snacks.


Tuesday, Nov. 20
Kay’s Place (Denman Mall)
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Free / By Appointment
Call 604-336-5653 to Register

Seniors First BC offers a monthly free elder law clinic in cooperation with the West End Seniors’ Network at Kay’s Place in Denman Place Mall. A lawyer from Seniors First BC will be there to answer questions on elder law issues such as: wills and estates (including will variation claims); drafting of representation agreements, powers of attorney, and advance directives; small claims court issues; complaints against professionals, service providers, and government agencies; elder abuse, including financial exploitation (unpaid family loans, misuse of power of attorney, joint accounts, etc.).

Seniors First BC lawyers are unable to advise with respect to real estate conveyancing, family law or criminal law matters.

The next elder law clinic is offered on Tuesday, November 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Please call Seniors First BC at 604-.36.5653 to book an appointment. 

Low Risk Drinking For Older Adults

Wednesday, Nov. 28
1 - 4 p.m.
Barclay Manor (1447 Barclay)

Aging can lower the body’s tolerance for alcohol.  Older adults generally experience the effects of alcohol more quickly than when they were younger, and this puts older adults at higher risks for falls, car crashes, and other unintentional injuries that may result from drinking. Certain health problems are common in older adults and heavy drinking can make these problems worse. And many prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as herbal remedies, can be dangerous or even deadly when mixed with alcohol.  Learn more and join a discussion about low risk drinking guidelines for older adults.

BC Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors Anne Kang.


Last Friday of each month (Nov. 30)
10 a.m. to 12 noon
St. Andrew’s Wesley Church (1018 Nelson)

The monthly Seniors’ Community Planning Table is an opportunity for West End seniors, community organizations, and service providers to connect and share information and views on issues important to seniors in our community. Each month’s agenda features updates on community programs for seniors, including reports from Mole Hill Community Housing Society, Gordon Neighbourhood House, West End Seniors Network, and others. This month’s guest speaker will be the provincial Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors, MLA Anne Kang discussing a number of issues related to seniors. .

For information on this or upcoming month’s topics and speakers, contact Sharon Isaak at or 604.880.2743.