- 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
White Elephant Bingo – 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. March 26th Free to all. Bring new or gently used item to share for the prize table if you wish.
Wills, Trusts, and Power of Attorney; What you need to know…. March 21st at the Wauconda Township 10a.m.-11a.m. Discover whether you have the appropriate strategies in place to protect yourself and your financial future. Financial Advisor Casey Torrey, of Edward Jones, will supply information regarding documents needed to provide incapacity protection. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP required by Monday March 19th to Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800.
Spring of 2018– Matter of Balance Classes – 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Every Monday afternoon for 8 weeks. Many adults experience concerns about falling and as a result may start to restrict their activities. This program helps people identify what can be done to make themselves safer and more independent. Material supplied courtesy of Good Shepherd Hospital. FREE. Please RSVP required for this class and is limited to 12 participants.
Rules of the Road Review Course – May 18th, August 17th and November 16, 2018. The Rules of the Road Review 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 starts at 10 a.m. and it’s 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.