CURRENT INFORMATION

Information of Note Provided by Board member Dennis Diffendal:
There is no RMD (Required Minimum Distribution) due to the pandemic for 2020.  So people 72 years and older do not need to take RMD for 2020 (and avoid the corresponding taxes required).  If you have already taken it, there are ways to get it back…please check the Tax Regulations.
 
Doylestown Health Connections is offering FREE virtual health & wellness programs to the Ben Wilson members. They will be sharing blogs monthly and you may find information and programs that will help you stay healthy.  Virtual programs will be presented by doctors, healthcare providers & nutritionist affiliated with Doylestown Health. These virtual health & wellness programs are free for the community, giving access to quality education with a place to ask questions and get answers without making an appointment.
CLICK HERE for December Classes
 
Bucks County YMCA NEWS
LIVING ACTIVE EXTENDED is available to all seniors ages 65living in Bucks County. The program enables participants to come together virtuallyas well as in-person at our branchesand provides opportunities for physical activitywellness supportand purposeful conversations through ongoing communication among peers and Y staff.
CLICK HERE for YMCA Living Active Flyer


JOKE OF THE MONTH:
Funny Mr and Mrs Claus | Christmas humor, Christmas jokes, Funny commercials

During our closure we will post some fun things on the home page for your enjoyment.  We will update weekly.

TRAVEL with us during our closure!
This week lets explore the North Pole!
CLICK HERE for Video
Five Things You Didn't Know About the North Pole | NOAA National  Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)

Read about what the indigenous people eat in the Arctic North Pole
CLICK HERE to check it out!
 
 
Join us for a workout every week.
CLICK HERE for 15 Minute Workout Video
15-minute Sample Workout for Older Adults from Go4Life - YouTube

 

DRIVERS WANTED…Is your New Year’s Resolution to Volunteer more in the Community? 

Image result for driver clip artDrivers needed for MEALS ON WHEELS in Warminster.  Week day mornings only.  Flexible with hours & days.  Gas & mileage reimbursed.  Drivers also needed for pick up of baked goods & bread.  Call the Center and ask for Amanda for pick up times, locations, etc.

CHESS CLUB looking for players!  All levels welcome.  We have all levels of chess on Monday evenings from 6pm-9pm and Intermediate/Advance on Wednesdays 9am-Noon.  Please stop by and give it a try.  We have an on site chess class leader to help you learn the game or improve your game.

What’s going on this month: 

  • For all regular activities, check out our activities section!!

HELP WANTED:
Drivers for Meals on Wheels and Donation Pick Ups.  Kitchen volunteer needed Wednesday mornings 8am-1:30pm.  Call Amanda Gershanick at the Center for further info. 

BWSAC asks for your help….
PLEASE participate in our fundraisers, donate $, merchandise or your time, keep up with your membership payment, or mail a check to the Center or stop by the Center to make your donation.  Every dollar counts!  No amount is too small or to big!!!  Make checks payable to Ben Wilson Senior Activity Center.  Much thanks and appreciation for your support.

BWSAC and it’s projects, activities and programs are funded in part by the County Commissioners, through the BCAAA and the PA Department of Aging.