Welcome to Buckham West

Buckham West is a non-profit organization which provides a variety of programs and services for adults 50 and over living in the Faribault area. It is our mission to promote the physical, emotional, intellectual, economic and social well being of older adults and encourage their participation in all aspects of community life in Faribault and the surrounding area.

We encourage you to visit our center in person or call us for additional information on the work that we do.


Anyone age 50 or older is welcome to join Buckham West.

Annual Membership Dues for 2024

Cost: $40 per person

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent – that is to triumph over old age.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Aging is not “lost youth” but a new stage of opportunity and strength.

Betty Friedan

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.

Frank Lloyd Wright

What’s happening


What’s coming next

February 7th, 2024|Comments Off on What’s coming next

February 7, 2024 Brenda Johnson, Program Coordinator, Buckham West   Occasionally a very random memory will come to me.  Recently that random memory was about this probably little-known fact about our organization.   In 2002, the

Brenda’s Retirement

January 31st, 2024|Comments Off on Brenda’s Retirement

May 8th, 2024Jennifer Korbel, Executive Director, Buckham West This newsletter will hit a little different. It’s an invitation and also a request but we will get to those in a bit. It’s May, a

Upcoming Week

August 16th, 2023|Comments Off on Upcoming Week

August 16th, 2023 Submitted by Carla Pearson   Here’s a snapshot of the week ahead at Buckham West!     The Great Courses: “The American West – History, Myth, and Legacy” continues Thursday! Program Schedule: