Become Empowered Live on Your Terms Age Confidently with Bacoa

We help enhance the quality of life for older adults, families, and caregivers throughout the Barrington area.

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upcoming events: Hosting dementia-friendly celebrations

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upcoming events: Hosting dementia-friendly celebrations

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Social Services

Navigate the challenges and dynamics of aging through our individualized services.

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Support Groups

Find reassurance, guidance, and discover a sense of community at Bacoa.

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Activities & Events

Remain engaged with enriching classes and lifestyle-centered activities.

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Our Services

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Aging Redefined

Bacoa advocates for older adults and the people who care for them. Since 1984, we have taken a leadership role in innovating programs and services to meet the community’s changing needs.

About Us

We empower people to live more fulfilling lives.

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Older Adults

Be informed, remain active, and stay connected with a mix of in-person and virtual activities.

Adult Daughter and Older Mother Looking at One Another, Laughing and Embracing


Receive help and encouragement when caring for an aging spouse, parent, or loved one.

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Navigate the many responsibilities of caregiving while maintaining your own wellness.

“I have something to look forward to each day.”

Linda Biek
Bacoa Client

Our Impact

Dedicated to Improving Lives Each Day

people served last year
meals delivered
new programs
increase in benefit recipients
free transportation rides given in 2021

Ways to Get Involved

Bacoa can only fulfill its mission because of support from like-minded individuals, businesses, and organizations. We invite you to participate with us in this life-changing opportunity. There are four ways to help:

  • Volunteer – Assist residents in nearby suburbs with aging-related needs

  • Project Lifeline – Sponsorship opportunities for businesses and organizations

  • Navigator’s Circle – Monthly giving subscription offering exclusive benefits

  • Donate – Your generous gift makes our programming possible

We’re here for you.

Bacoa is your connection to helpful resources. Our team is ready to assist with any aging-related needs. We look forward to connecting with you.



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