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Fall Brings Changes to the Meal Program at BSAC

Fall Brings Changes to the Meal Program at BSAC

    Frozen meal bags are now distributed in the BSAC parking lot each Wednesday between 9:30am-11:00am. Please see picture for details on where to go. There will only be room for a few cars to line up at a time. Please help us with a smooth distribution and...

Change in Covid-19 Vaccination Policy at BSAC

Dear Members, Volunteers, Friends & Guests, Washington State and The City of Bellingham’s local emergency Covid-19 proclamations will be lifted effective October 31, 2022.  A September 8th press release from the office of Governor Jay Inslee stated, “We’ve come a...

Senior Day in The Park Returns

Senior Day in The Park Returns

  After two years the Whatcom Council on Aging and programs, Meals on Wheels & More and Bellingham Senior Activity Center are excited to announce the return of the Annual Whatcom Senior Day in the Park, a picnic with a purpose. This event is dedicated to...

Dear Members, Volunteers & Staff, Beginning April 18th, the Whatcom Council on Aging will remove our mask mandate at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center (BSAC) for all members, volunteers and employees in the building.  I know this is a cause for excitement for...

Eat Red for the Health of it!

Eat Red for the Health of it!

A Reboot from the Archives of Carol Simmer, RDN   February is often associated with love and the color red. We wear red clothing and buy red roses and red heart-shaped boxes of candy for people we care about for Valentine’s Day. Many people also wear red in...

Strength Training for Balance – Online Class

Strength Training for Balance – Online Class

  We have 4 areas of fitness that work in coordination for our physical daily function and our recreational ability. These areas are aerobic ability (sometimes called endurance), strength, flexibility, and balance. Balance is the gateway to fitness, for without...

AARP Tax-Aide Appointments at BSAC

AARP Tax-Aide Appointments at BSAC

**As of January 25th all February Tax Aide Appointments are full. Please call 360-733-4030 ext 1033 beginning February 14th for March appointment availability. ** BSAC is pleased to once again partner with AARP Tax Aide to offer free tax preparation to seniors in our...

Celebrating the Work & Retirement of Dr. Elaine Cress

Celebrating the Work & Retirement of Dr. Elaine Cress

Many of you know Dr. Elaine Cress from her work with the Bellingham Senior Activity Center & Bellingham at Home. Elaine has been a driving force in both programs; with innovative ideas, leadership and a commitment to active aging. Under her stewardship the...