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Picnic with a Purpose

Picnic with a Purpose

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...

WCOA Services Expand

WCOA Services Expand

The programs of Whatcom Council on Aging, especially Meals on Wheels and More, experience dramatic growth and need during Covid-19 pandemic. Older adults still able to access free resources while sheltering in place through local non-profit, Whatcom Council on Aging....

BSAC Meditation Class

Volunteer Leader, Robin Rieck, will be leading a free course that explores exactly what meditation is all about. The course will begin the first week of June and will meet weekly throughout the month.  Session 1: Exploring the notion of each person’s personal...

EnhanceFitness Class Goes Virtual

  We know that many of you have been missing your regular workout classes at BSAC. To help Christy has recorded a class just for you! Please grab your water bottle, a sturdy chair and join Christy for EnhanceFitness on YouTube ! Wanting more BSAC exercise...

We Are Out of Senior Farmers Market Vouchers for 2020

We are sad to report that we have run out of 2020 WA Senior Farmers Market Vouchers.  We receive a limited amount of vouchers/coupons each year to distribute to seniors throughout Whatcom and San Juan Counties. If you submitted your application prior to June 10th and...

BSAC Virtual Programs

BSAC Virtual Programs

We are shifting some onsite programs to virtual ones so that you can participate at home. We are looking for creative ways to stay connected and offer programs you enjoy. Remember, social distancing doesn’t have to mean social isolation. Details on each program and...

To Wash or Not To Wash That Food

To Wash or Not To Wash That Food

While the importance of proper washing and sanitizing of hands and surfaces has been recently highlighted to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it is also important for reducing the risk of foodborne illness. However, when it comes to food, the rules of washing are not...

Staying Active During Social Distancing: Part 4

Staying Active During Social Distancing: Part 4

  April is Stress Awareness Month How are you doing? We really do want to know and we care. We are working to stay in touch with BSAC members and Meals on Wheels Clients regularly. With the uncertainty and changes to daily live not to mention the grief and fear...

Staying Active During Social Distancing: Part 3

Staying Active During Social Distancing: Part 3

What have you been up-to this week? Now is an ideal time to try something new. Lee, our Tai Chi Qui Gong instructor, recommends this video It is an excellent exercise to calm the mind and optimize a healthy mind-body connection.  A calm mind and healthy body is needed...