Older adults throughout Whatcom County are invited to join the Whatcom Council on Aging and local senior centers for Picnic with a Purpose.

The event, which replaces our annual Senior Day in the Park picnic, will include a week of drive through cookouts at five senior centers throughout the County. Participants will receive a delicious take-away meal as well as a bag filled with resources and swag from local businesses and programs in the areas of housing, transportation, recreation, health and wellness, and more! Event sponsors include VibrantUSA and Signature Healthcare at Home.

All cookouts and resource bag distributions will take place during the week of August 24-28th. Please choose the location that works best for you. The schedule is as follows:

Monday, 8/24/20, 12:00-1:00pm- Sumas Senior Center

Tuesday, 8/25/20, 11:30-1:00pm – Lynden Senior Center

Thursday, 8/27/20, 11:30-1:00pm – Ferndale Senior Center

Thursday, 8/27/20, 11:30-1:00pm – Blaine Senior Center

Friday, 8/28/20, 11:30- 1:00pm – Bellingham Senior Activity Center

For more information, call 360-733-4030 x1025

While the Bellingham Senior Activty Center building is closed, online programing and meals are available.

 All Meals on Wheels clients will receive deliveries as scheduled.  If you would like to pick up meals through the Senior Community Meals program, a weeks worth of  meals will be distributed each Wednesday from 11:30am-12:30pm. If you are 60 and over and cannot get to the BSAC to pick-up meals, and you are in need of home delivered meals, call 360-746-6480. Click the button below for more information:

BSAC is taking proactive steps to share the best information we have to protect the public’s health, especially among older adults, and to provide ways to stay connected and active. Click the button below to access our News page for additional resources

Serving seniors in our community since 1964.

Independent non-profit organization supported by donations from local businesses and community members.

Enhancing the lives of older adults since 1961 through a wide range of classes, activities, & services.

Providing nutritious meals, social connection, & nutrition education.

Providing assistance to help members stay in their homes, stay active and engaged in life.

Whatcom Council on Aging

The Whatcom Council on Aging (WCOA) has been serving seniors in our community since 1964. We are an independent non-profit organization supported by donations from local businesses and community members, limited federal funding and grants. Founding board members were part of the nation-wide effort to pass the Older Americans Act in 1965.

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Monday – Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm (note the Front Desk closes at 4:00pm) Saturday: 9:00am to 1:00pm
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