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Trio of Candles

The Begining of a Conversation

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Community Forum
Saturday, January 27th 2024, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU Newton)
Conference Center

12666 -72 Avenue Surrey, BC

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A forum of conversations that will inspire purposeful living

Registration is FREE 

The Beginning of a Conversation is an annual event that takes place in Surrey. It is a forum of presentations from medical and non-medical end of life care providers, interactive narrative spaces, ceremony, music and healing.

The purpose of the forum is to open new ways to increase awareness and dialogue around end-of-life matters, while respecting traditional cultural perspectives, it also invites new cultural directives that respond to current perspectives.

Exhibitors & Presenters will be on hand throughout the day

To register please contact us:

info@surreyhospice.com

or by phone (604) 584-7006

Our Sponsors

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Golden Funeral is the first of a new category of funeral providers in the lower mainland. We provide celebration of the individual and social supports to bring closure and move ahead with life. We provide AT-NEED and PRE-NEED services to the families. We have a group of passionate people who want to serve the community better. Two of our funeral directors have more than 35 years of experience in the funeral profession. "

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"Elevating the human Spirit!" Comfort Keepers are here to provide unique & individualized approach of care that helps our clients thrive and achieve greater wellbeing. To be the employer of choice for our employees who will uphold our care values of compassion, integrity, honesty and respect.

Our Presenters

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Presenting: “Revolutionizing Resting Places: A Journey into the Future of Cemeteries”

 

Heritage Gardens was created to provide families-and communities- with affordable, sustainable, eco-friendly burial space. Our commitment is to serving the bereaved with dignity and compassion; preserving the natural beauty and integrity of the land; and producing outstanding memorials that capture the essence of the life lived.

Dying and death bring our lives into focus.
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Presenting: “Death care: Reclaiming Our Direction Home”

 

Dying is more than what happens to our bodies. It’s what happens to our minds, our hearts, our families, our community, the ground we stand on, and the sky above us. Dying and death bring our lives into focus.

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Presenting: “Supporting Families through the end of Life Journey”

 

Comfort Keepers are here to provide unique & individualized approach of care that helps our clients thrive and achieve greater wellbeing. To be the employer of choice for our employees who will uphold our care values of compassion, integrity, honesty and respect.

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Presenting: “ Resilient Grieving: Finding Strength through Ancient Teachings”

 

Sehaj with Jas - Jas Cheema is a Dynamic life coach, Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Freelance Writer and Speaker. Jas draws inspiration from her own deep inner connection and experiences to guide others towards their healing and building their own connection, and bliss/Sehaj.

 

Presenting: “The Basic of Estate Planning”

MacMillan, Tucker & McKay Law Office” We provide a small town feel, with big city results.” Since 1971 our law firm has provided legal services to the to the people of Surrey and the wider Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley Communities. We provide legal services in the areas of real estate, wills & estates, family, personal injury, corporate & commercial , business and general litigation. Our firm consists of 6 lawyers and 10 support staff.

Our Exhibitors

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Moving Forward offers a wide range of counselling, social work, and mental health services. Our unique model allows us to complement existing services instead of competing with them, thus reducing overall pressure on our healthcare industry. Our services are provided by Clinical Counsellors, Social Workers and supervised interns.

Comfort Keepers are here to provide unique & individualized approach of care that helps our clients thrive and achieve greater wellbeing. To be the employer of choice for our employees who will uphold our care values of compassion, integrity, honesty and respect.

Kearney Funeral Services With more than one hundred and ten years of caring for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one, Kearney Funeral Services is a trusted family business that has assisted and guided countless families through some of their most difficult times.

Inner Shanti Healing “Balancing Your Mind Body & Spirit. Using my intuitive gifts & experiences of life. I focus on balancing energy, releasing trapped emotions / Trauma and working with clients to help them achieve inner shanti (peace)”.

Heritage Gardens was created to provide families-and communities- with affordable, sustainable, eco-friendly burial space. Our commitment is to serving the bereaved with dignity and compassion; preserving the natural beauty and integrity of the land; and producing outstanding memorials that capture the essence of the life lived.

MAID Family Support Society We strive to provide compassionate, lived-experience support and connection to people helping a loved one who is considering or planning for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) or those who are grieving a loss due to MAID. You are not alone.

Golden Funeral is the first of a new category of funeral providers in the lower mainland. We provide celebration of the individual and social supports to bring closure and move ahead with life. We provide AT-NEED and PRE-NEED services to the families. We have a group of passionate people who want to serve the community better. Two of our funeral directors have more than 35 years of experience in the funeral profession. "

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FOR SPONSORS, EXHIBITORS & PRESENTERS

For a Conference Information Package

(containing prices and forms that you will need to fill out to register) 

please contact us at: info@surreyhospice.com or 604-584-7006. 

 

To pay online please click below.

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