Barbara spends a lot of time grieving. “I cry a lot,” she quietly explains. “I know it won’t help or change the situation, but the anger and frustration have to come out.”
Every third Wednesday of the month, Pam pulls into the parking lot of a local church, parks and heaves out the walker Jim now needs to get around. She gently reminds him
With financial abuse of seniors on the rise, the Barrington Area Council on Aging (BACOA) and some area banks are cautioning local residents about scams and recommending ways to protect elderly adults.
The Barrington Area Council on Aging is offering an innovative way to address the socialization needs of those with mild cognitive impairment issues along with their care companions. The new Memory Café
Do you have responsibility for caring for a loved one? Do you sometimes feel as if you are at the end of your rope? Are you caring for an older parent who lives with
The Barrington Area Council on Aging is delighted to introduce a new program, the Memory Café. It provides socialization for people with mild cognitive impairment and their care companions. Social Service Coordinators
It is back! The annual open enrollment period for Medicare begins October 15 and runs through December 7th, 2015. Medicare enrollees can switch their current Medicare Part D (prescription drug benefit) plan,
No one knows better than the Barrington Area Council on Aging (BACOA) that caring for an older family member can be a demanding and stressful job. Caregivers often find themselves unable to