Hit the trail for some socially-distanced exercise—and don’t forget your mask.
Hikes will resume in March.
Monthly get-together at local restaurants for lunch.
Are you thirsting to meet new friends? Join us for Bacoa’s Coffee Chat.
Call Bacoa for more information (847)381-5030
Bacoa’s Monday Lunch and Activity Program has been suspended until further notice.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
Bacoa and the Ela Area Public Library are partners for this program designed for people with memory loss and their care partners. Participants with memory loss and care companions can take part in fun activities in a relaxed setting, while making new friendships and offering support to each other. Memory Café also offers care companions access to resources such as support groups, information and referral services.
Memory Cafe meets the third Tuesday of the month from 10-11 a.m. on Zoom.
To hear more about the benefits of Memory Café, listen to a podcast interview with Bacoa’s Pam Pellizzari and Christy Wagner of the Ela Area Public Library.
“The Last Chapter: Things I Wish I Knew,” is 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 lead the conversations; topics include:
The sessions will be offered live, via Zoom, on the third Monday of every month from 1:00-2:30 p.m. When conditions become more favorable for group gatherings, we hope to be able to offer the program in person.
For more information, call Pam Pellizzari at (847) 881-0477.
“The Last Chapter” is supported by a grant from the Barrington Area Community Foundation.
Because of COVID-19 safety concerns, Bacoa is offering online programs that can be accessed from home using the video conferencing platform Zoom.
You can join these free virtual programs three ways:
RSVP to get the meeting ID and password by calling Bacoa at (847) 381-5030 or emailing Janine O’Leary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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