February 7, 2020


Caregiver Stress-Busting: Chronic Illness Program

Learn how to better manage caregiver stress by attending “Caregiver Stress-Busting: Chronic Illness Program,” a nine-week course designed for family caregivers, particularly those helping a loved one with a chronic illness such as Parkinson’s, cancer, diabetes, or multiple sclerosis. The program uses proven support techniques to help participants manage stress and develop relaxation and coping… Read More

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February 7, 2020


The Last Chapter: Things I Wish I Knew

BACOA and Lake Barrington Woods introduce “The Last Chapter: Things I Wish I Knew,” an in-depth series of conversations about end-of-life issues. The monthly program is designed for anyone wishing to address and discuss death and dying, including professionals, community members, families and caregivers.  Deb Torres, LCSW, and Pam Pellizzari, BACOA’s memory programs director, will… Read More

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January 27, 2020


Income tax prep assistance

It’s tax time – and BACOA is once again partnering with the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program to offer income tax preparation assistance. Trained AARP volunteers will meet with seniors at the BACOA office, 6000 Garlands Lane, Suite 100, Barrington. Appointments are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., from February 6… Read More

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September 30, 2019


Aging in place safely: Our latest Reframing Aging podcast

Older adults are staying put. They enjoy their home and community and aren’t going anywhere. How do they remain at home safely? On our latest Reframing Aging podcast, Dawn Davis and Mike McGinn explain care plans and how older adults can age in place safely. Reframing Aging is a public service podcast that covers an array of topics… Read More

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