About us // Dr. Atiya Mahmood

Anthony L. Kupferschmidt

Anthony Kupferschmidt is the Executive Director of the West End Seniors’ Network (WESN), a multi-site seniors’ centre in Vancouver, BC. Anthony leads the Close to Home pilot project along with other WESN staff.

He is also the Co-President of the BC Psychogeriatric Association, a multi-disciplinary organization of professionals working in the field of mental health and aging. Anthony also serves on the provincial Community-Based Seniors Services Leadership Council and the City of Vancouver Seniors’ Advisory Committee, and he is a founding member of the Alliance of Seniors’ Centres of BC.

Anthony is a Certified Professional Gerontology, and he has a MA in Gerontology from Simon Fraser University.

Anthony Kupferschmidt Executive Director (West End Seniors’ Network).