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  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...

The Louis Brier Synagogue is lovingly referred to as the “biggest little shul in the world.” There are many regular shul-goers at the Louis Brier. Residents have started a weekly Torah class. The class is held across from the Louis Brier Synagogue (which if you haven’t...

Magical moments occur on a daily basis! Music has the ability to ignite that which is healthy in an individual. It can give comfort in times of sadness and inspiration when much is lost. When asked why Music Therapy was important to him, one Louis Brier...

Have I Wasted Most of My life? The answer to this question is ‘yes’ for every one of us. You may ask how anyone can make a statement like this in such a definitive manner. The fact is that everyone spends most of their time eating,...