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Meet our New Executive Director As a newcomer to the Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation, I have been so very pleased to meet the staff, caregivers, volunteers and, of course, residents of Louis Brier and the Weinberg Residence. In the short time I have been here, I have...

Thinking Yourself Younger People who feel younger than their age are more likely to score higher in memory tests, consider their health to be better and suffer fewer symptoms of depression. People perceive aging differently. How one perceives oneself is a predictor of later-life health. A...

Studies have shown that the types of experiences that make people happy change as they get older. Younger people get excited by experiences. Going new places, eating new foods and getting hold of new technology make young people very happy. As we age, the pleasures of extraordinary experiences are usually...

  There are many ways to help the residents living at Louis Brier One way is to recognize a special physician, healthcare professional or volunteer that has impacted you on a personal level. A donation identifying a specific caregiver will express your appreciation for everything that individual...

A MESSAGE FROM DR. DAVID KESELMAN, CEO Happy Purim and post Valentines, I hope that as I write this piece, and by the time the newsletter is out, we will have weathered the snowfall of mid-February, and will not have to experience it again, unless it is through...

There are two boards that aid in the operation of the Louis Brier Home and Hospital. The Louis Brier Home and Hospital Board is responsible for the day to day operation of the home. The Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation Board is tasked with raising funds...

  There is a Fountain of Youth “There is a fountain of youth: it is in your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.”...

Harry Lipetz Receives Chai Award The Louis Brier Foundation celebrated our generous donors with a Hamish event on June 14. Brier supporters gathered at the historic venue ‘The Permanent’ which was generously donated by Eric & Judith Cohen and Mel & Daria Moss. The well attended event...

Significant Leaders in the field of Elder Care I am a health care provider, a nurse, a son, a brother, and a parent. Each of these roles has many personal expectations. I am also the CEO of an organization completely focused on caring and support. Being...

I just love being at the Louis Brier My name is Navneet Malli, I volunteer at the Louis Brier. I am currently taking university level science courses at Langara College and am applying to the UBC Pharmacy program. I started coming to the Louis Brier when I was...