June 11, 2020


Medicare 101: Understanding Medicare and the Choices You Need to Make

This program will help first-time—and longtime—Medicare enrollees better understand coverage and benefits. Sue Grossinger, BACOA board member and senior services coordinator at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, will lead the discussion. The program, on Wednesday, July 29, from 6-7 p.m., will be held via Zoom; to register, call BACOA at (847) 381-5030.

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June 11, 2020


Falls Prevention: I’m Still Standing

Sue Grossinger, BACOA board member and senior services coordinator at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, will lead “Falls Prevention: I’m Still Standing” on Thursday, July 9 from 1-2 p.m. This workshop will cover ways to lower fall risks through understanding the risky behaviors, biological, and environmental factors that put you at risk—and how easy it can… Read More

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April 3, 2020


COVID-19 and Stay-at-Home Resources

Information and resources on COVID-19 The State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response page includes the latest state statistics, live coverage of Governor Pritzker’s daily updates, and prevention and preparation information.  The state’s Stay at Home FAQ page explains what’s covered in the stay at home order, including such areas as essential businesses, health care, transportation…. Read More

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March 11, 2020


Coronavirus and COVID-19

BACOA will continue to deliver Meals with Wheels and has added a variety of programs that will be conducted via video conference, including support groups, Memory Cafe and educational and recreational programming.  In addition, we have launched a free grocery shopping service for older adults who are unable to shop or who are concerned about exposing… Read More

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