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 

June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th – Chair Yoga at 10-11 a.m. Join us for four Thursday mornings relaxing and stretching. Gain the benefits of strength and flexibility while having fun. This is a joint effort by Wauconda Park District, Wauconda Township and Catholic Charities. Cost of $10 covers all four classes at the township hall. Registration is due by May 30th and being taken at the township and park district.

June 24th, July 22nd, and August 26th – Summer White Elephant Bingo at 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join friends for an afternoon of bingo and fun. Bring new or gently used items for the prize table and go home with some new-to-you treasures. FREE…. RSVP by morning of event to 847-526-2631.

June 26th – Card Creations at 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. An instructor will teach us how to make String Art greeting cards. Bring a friend and learn a new technique. This a joint effort by Wauconda Park District, Wauconda Township and Catholic Charities. Cost of $4 covers this class located at the township hall. Registration is due by June 19th and being taken at the Wauconda Park District 847-526-3610.

July 10th – Trivia on the Shore at 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Located at the Wauconda Park District fishing pier 600 N. Main Street Wauconda. Test your knowledge of marine life on the shore of beautiful Bangs Lake. Light refreshments will be served. This is a joint effort between Catholic Charities, Wauconda Park District and Wauconda Township. RSVP in person at Wauconda Park District at 600 N. Main Street. Wauconda. Cost $4

July 17th – Ombudsman Talk at 10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Located at the Wauconda Township Hall/Illinois’ Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman  program works to resolve problems related to the health, safety, welfare, and rights of individuals who live in LTC facilities (i.e. nursing homes, board and care, assisted living, and other residential care communities). Discover how they work on behalf of your loved one. RSVP to 847-526-1800 by July 15th.

July 19th – Kitchen Klangers perform! at 1 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Gather at the Wauconda Township Hall for an afternoon of fun and light refreshments while listening to a band extraordinaire. RSVP to Wauconda Township by July 10th.

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