The Festival of Loss and Healing Builds Compassionate Communities

Loss comes to us in many different forms and at different times in our lives. posAbilities participated in New West's Festival of Loss and Healing to talk about loss and various resources offered by the community.

Putting the ‘Fun’ in Fundraising at our Pub Night!

The INCLUSION Art Show & Sale is only a few months away and we're gearing up for it by throwing a Pub Night Fundraiser on June 6th at the John B Pub in Coquitlam. Come on out and help support this year's show while having fun of course!

Another Year, Another Play: Pirates and Lovers Sails Away With Success!

Stage Door Theatre's latest play "Pirates and Lovers" is the talk of the town and was a smash hit among audience members, actors, and the crew. In our play review, hear what audience members, the troupe's director, and actors had to say about this year's performance.

Celebrating Caregivers – Alisa’s Story

This week we shine the spotlight on one of our amazing Shared Living caregivers, Alisa, who shares her life with two women, each of whom has very different cultural and religious backgrounds. Alisa fosters a home filled with love, acceptance, happiness, and mutual respect for others. Alisa and the two women she cares for enjoy celebrating the cultural diversity that surrounds them and have developed a very strong bond.

Getting Comfortable with Conversations about Dating and Sex – It’s Real Talk!

While dating can be challenging and awkward for everyone, a recent article published on CBC brings light to the difficulties of dating for people with Asperger’s and Autism. We also talk about Real Talk, a sexual health initiative for people living with cognitive disabilities, their supporters, caregivers and staff.