- 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
September 25th to November 13th- 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.
October 25th Stress Can Be Spooky!!! – 12:00 p.m. Join us at Wauconda Township to find out ways to make stress less spooky. There are many ways you can try out to HELP BANISH STRESS!!! Its a Lunch & Learn Event! Asking for a $8 donation, open to seniors 60+. For more information, please call Kari Pohar 847-740-6708. The program is offered to you by Community Connections, Wauconda Park District and Wauconda Township.
November 9th Veteran’s Benefits Presentation 10:00-11:00 a.m. Benefits expert, Michael Peck, will impart valuable information regarding services available to not only the veteran, but the spouse of a veteran. Get your questions answered and discover if there are programs for which you may be eligible. FREE! Light refreshments will be served.
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.