Serving The People First

Senior Advocate

Lisa Knight

Lisa Knight – Senior Advocate

847-526-1800

  • Provides support, guidance and direction to seniors
  • Communicates with families of seniors who need assistance
  • Assists in filling out various insurance forms
  • Arranges fall yard clean up by volunteers
  • Helps in finding hearing aids and eyeglasses at little or no cost
  • Helps with Senior assisted living and Senior housing situations
  • Plans exciting monthly outings and events

The Senior Advocate will assist in applying for Benefits Access to receive a $75 discount on one license plate sticker and a free transit pass (optional). To be determined eligible for these benefits, you must submit a Benefit Access Application on the Internet. Paper applications are no longer an option.

 

SENIOR TRIPS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

Please RSVP to Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800 

September 26, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Tai Chi Class – Tai Chi Class was originally a Martial Art that is mainly practiced today as an excellent form of exercise with many health benefits. Join us for a sampling of how Tai Chi can become a part of your exercise routine. This program is co-sponsored by Catholic Charities with a suggested donation of $8, however, no senior will be turned away due to lack of ability to pay. For information and reservations please call Kari Pohar at 847-740-6708.

September 27, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. –  Legal Aspects As You Age-Catholic Charities is partnering with Wauconda Park District and Wauconda Township to bring the program “Legal Aspects As You Age” for discussion of legal basics and aging. A donation of $3 is required to cover the cost of this event, however, no senior will be denied registration due to the inability to pay. For information and reservations please call Kari Pohar at 847-740-6708.

October 3rd & 4th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – AARP Driver Safety Two Day Course-You will learn research based strategies to solve problems that seniors encounter while driving, discover how to adjust your driving to alleviate the side effects of your medical conditions and medications, help you pass your next Illinois Drivers License exam, and possibly receive a 3 year discount on your auto insurance. The cost of this fun course is $15 for an AARP member and $20 for a non member, payable at the door.

October 10th, 10:00 a.m. departure to 3:00 p.m. – Lake Geneva Autum Colors Tour and Lunch. We will be taking a leisurely bus ride through the Southern Wisconsin countryside to see the colors at their peak and then have lunch on our own in the town of Lake Geneva. Cost $5

Please RSVP to Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800 

Transportation needs: Please call Senior Transportation Dept. at 847-526-8688

 

LINE DANCING

Learn basic steps of line dancing. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. This is a slow paced class. Effective low-impact exercise and lots of fun. Every Friday morning from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. $5.00 per class per person. Come and have fun at the Wauconda Township Hall.

CARDS AND GAME PLAYERS CLUB- Currently Seeking Bridge Players

FREE- Every Thursday 12:30-3:30 p.m. Pinochle, Canasta, Golf, Dominoes, Sequence or a game of your choice to teach the group! Join this fun loving club when you can, bring your own drink and share snacks. Lots of laugh each week at the Wauconda Township Hall. Need a ride? Call Senior Transportation at 847-526-8688.

ZUMBA GOLD

The easy to follow program that let’s you move to the beat at your own speed. Every Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Wauconda Township Hall. A nominal fee of $5.00 per class per person.

 

 Chair Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

Strength, Balance, Flexibility, Protection from injury and more

 

Co-Funded by: Agency on Aging & Catholic Charities