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 

March 20, 2019- Let’s Talk Birds 10 to 11:30 a.m. Presented by an expert with the Lake County Audubon Society. Located at the Wauconda Park District 600 N. Main Street Wauconda. Learn about migration patterns, habits and proper feeding of our feathered friends. We will then create bird feeders out of recycled materials. Cost $3 and open to all active adults 60+. Support of this program is a partnership between Wauconda Park District, Wauconda Township and Catholic Charities Community Connections grant.

April 30, 2019- Making Merry May Day Baskets 10 to 11:30 a.m. Do you remember making May baskets as a child? Perhaps even receiving one? As April rolls to an end, we will gather to create baskets loaded with candies, flowers, and other goodies ready to hang on the door of a friend on May 1st. Take part in this great way to bring joy into someone’s life. All supplies will be provided for this program that is co-sponsored by Catholic Charities, Agency on Aging Northeastern Illinois, Wauconda Park District, and Wauconda Township. Cost of $3. Please RSVP : Kari Pohar at 847-740-6708 or Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800.

 

Please RSVP to Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800 

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

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