May 1, 2020


#GivingTuesdayNow, on May 5, is a new global day of giving and unity—an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. It’s a way to give back to communities and causes in safe ways that allow for social connection and kindness even while practicing physical distancing.  As the world comes together on #GivingTuesdayNow to help… 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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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,” a series of in-depth 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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