BSA awarded a National Lottery Funding grant

Barnet Seniors’ Association (BSA), has just been awarded a grant by the National Lottery Community Fund for a special Covid recovery programme.   Popular free, chair-based yoga classes are already on-line weekly for the next 12 months –  and more is to come.   This grant will now allow BSA to publish a new refreshed […]

It’s just the flu…

4 October 2020, NHS North Central London CCG You will have heard friends and family say it is “Just” the flu! Each year the flu kills on average 11,000 people and hospitalises thousands more. There’s no “just” about it!  What causes flu? Flu is caused by influenza viruses that infect the windpipe and lungs. And because […]

Barnet Seniors Association Spring Assembly 2017

Ageing Well in Barnet It was “full house” on the 31st May, when about 220 of our older Barnet residents descended on Woodhouse College, to celebrate another of BSA’s fabulous events. Most knew what to expect: excellent speakers, chair exercises, a free lunch and much more. Apart from anything else, it allowed our visitors to […]

Spring Event Report

Over one hundred and fifty mainly senior residents of Barnet attended the Barnet Seniors’ Assembly Spring Event held at Woodhouse College in Finchley on the 13th April 2016. The organisers were a little apprehensive as to numbers this time given the new venue. We shouldn’t have been; people turned up soon after 10am and began […]

Assembly Report May 2015

We held our first assembly of the year on 28 May 2015. Rabbi Julia Neuberger gave a wide-ranging talk encouraging us, and others, to have a more positive view of ageing and older people. She encouraged us to volunteer more, and use technology to help us, and made a plea for more public toilets and […]