WELCOME TO THE BARRINGTON AREA COUNCIL ON AGING

  • BACOA’s services and our staff’s expertise help navigate the challenges of aging, while our programs and activities keep seniors connected to the community.
  • If you care for an older loved one, you'll find help and encouragement when you call BACOA. Our services include our day respite program; classes and support groups and our Resource Directory for Older Adults.
  • Whether you're searching for information about healthy aging, caregiving tips, housing options, or medical issues, BACOA's Online Resource Center is a great place to start.

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Highlights

Senior car safety check set for September 28

Get ready for winter: The Barrington Police Department will sponsor a senior car safety check on Sunday, September 28. Read More

The value of volunteers

Some recognition for our great volunteers who give time and talents for seniors and their families. Read More

Caregiving: Get support online

Caregiving needn't be isolating; caregivers can use the Internet to find answers, get new ideas or even connect online with other caregivers. Read More

"When I'm 64" helps guide toward retirement

BACOA and the Barrington Area Library are sponsoring “When I’m 64,” a three-part workshop to help sixtysomethings as they look toward retirement. Read More