- 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
June 13th, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. We will be traveling back in time to see the Wedding Dresses Of The Past exhibit at the Wauconda Township Historical Museum. Departure time is 10:15 a.m. from the Wauconda Township parking lot. Cost is $5 and there will be a stop at a local restaurant for lunch on our own.
June 25th, 1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Summer White Elephant Bingo begins. Bring a new or gently used item for the prize table.
June 27th, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Cost $3. Partnering with the Wauconda Park District to provide an afternoon of sweets, entertainment and friendship in the Wauconda Township Hall.
August 17th, 10:00 a.m. – Rules of the Road Review Course. The course is designed to give drivers, especially senior citizens and persons with disabilities the knowledge and confidence needed to renew or obtain a driver’s license. The review course combines an explanation of the driving exam with a practice written exam. The course is sponsored by the Illinois Secretary of State at no charge.
Please RSVP to Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800
Transportation needs: Please call Senior Transportation Dept. at 847-526-8688
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
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.