Upcoming Events

Amazing Namibia

Wednesday, April 14th at 3:00-4:30pm

With her diverse ecology, landscapes and cultures, Namibia has become one of the most visited eco-tourism countries in Africa, especially for photographers. In this travelogue, Lawrence likes to share his experience, photos and videos from his trip.

Intro to Longevity Stick

Thursday, April 15th at 9:30-10:30am

The “Longevity Stick” regime incorporates a series of 12 movements designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength, mental focus, breathing capacity, and vitality.
This activity is a low-impact exercise done while standing, using a long, one-inch diameter dowel (or stick) that reduces the risk of injury while improving circulation and balance.

Medicare Basics

Tuesday, April 20 3:00 – 4:00pm

Get non-biased information about Medicare from your local SHIBA program during this webinar covering how and when to enroll, the various plans, and more.

Medicare Cost-Savings Programs

Tuesday, April 27, 3:00 – 4:00pm

Learn about getting help paying for Medicare and other cost-savings programs during this webinar covering the Medicare Savings Program and more.

Seniors, Cannabis and Covid: Let’s Talk On Zoom 

Thursday, April 22nd, 2:30-4:00pm

Cannabis (a.k.a. marijuana) use is not for everyone yet during the pandemic it has been considered an essential service. Here’s a chance to update your self with knowledge and common sense. Just remember: Educate before you Medicate. Start Low and Go Slow.

Living Longer, Living Smarter

These workshops, presented by AARP Washington, help you actively prepare for your future and the need for long-term care. This program is presented as two 60-minute workshops. Living Longer, Living Smarter is about preparing for the future. None of us can predict for sure what tomorrow might bring. That’s why it is important to plan — decide what you want, create a plan to get there, and share it with those who need to know.

Part 1 – Your Health, Your Home & Your Community

Tuesday, April 27th, 9:30-10:30am

Part 2 – Your Finances & Your Wishes

Thursday, April 29th, 9:30-10:30am

BSAC Virtual Programs

We have shifted 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. Currently, all of our virtual programs are open to all, regardless of age or BSAC membership, so join us!

Details on each program and links to join are included in the weekly email update.

Sign-up for our weekly email newsletter for updates and more information, and follow us on Facebook for discussion and other ways to interact.

Getting Started with Zoom

Zoom is a video conferencing program for the computer that will allow you to connect with 1 to 500 people at a time. You can use it for personal video calls, attending classes and meetings, making voice calls and more, and it works on computers, tablets, and smartphones almost automatically!

Details and Links to each Virtual Program will be included in the email sent from the Bellingham Senior Activity Center each Friday afternoon. Check your junk mail, promotions folder in gmail, or search your email for “BSAC” if you do not see the email in your inbox.

For questions or assistance, email BSAC Program Coordinator, Eric Pierson at epierson@whatcomcoa.org or call (360) 733-4030 x1035