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 

September 11th – Summertime Fun on Bangs Lake Senior Picnic at 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a boat ride, bingo, vendor tables, entertainment and a BBQ lunch. This annual event is a partnership between Wauconda Township, Wauconda Care and Rehab Center, and Wauconda Park District and is located at Cook Park, 600 N. Main Street, Wauconda. Cost $4

September 19th – Candlemaking at 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Bring a friend and create your own candles. Step by step instruction and all the supplies will be provided. Held at Wauconda Township 505 W. Bonner Road, Wauconda. Cost $4. This event is a joint project by Wauconda Township, Wauconda Park District and Catholic Charities Lake County Senior Services.

September 23rd – National Fall Awareness Day at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Learn about fall prevention and health statistics related to falls. Light refreshments will be served. Located at Liberty Arms 260 Larkdale Row Wauconda. This event is FREE, a joint project by Wauconda Township, Wauconda Park District and Catholic Charities Lake County Senior Services.

October  2nd & 3rd – AARP Smart Driver Course at 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  This new and improved 8 hour course is taught by volunteer Betty Lawler and imparts defensive driving knowledge and teaches safety awareness and strategies. You will also brush up on rules of the road and sharing the road with other users. This class reviews license renewal requirements, too. Auto insurance discounts are available and you must attend both sessions to be eligible for those discounts. Course fee must be paid on the day of the class –  AARP members $15 and non-members $20 payable to AARP. Program will be at the Wauconda Township hall.

October 14th – Let’s Explore Pain Management at 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Join us for a presentation on conservative and assertive pain management techniques in healthcare. A speaker from Meridian Health Care will inform you of what approaches are available to help manage pain. Cost $1, Located at Liberty Arms 260 Larkdale Row Wauconda.

October 23rd – Wisconsin Colors Tour at 10:00 a.m. We will be departing from the township parking lot at 10 a.m. for a scenic drive around Geneva Lake and other country roads in the vicinity. You may dine on your own at a local venue of your choice. Cost $5

 

 

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