Serving The People First

Senior Advocate

Lisa Knight – Senior Advocate

847-526-1800

The Wauconda Township Senior Advocate’s role is to sustain and improve the quality of life for individuals age 60 and older and their caregivers by providing social services in a variety of forms:

  • SHIP counseling (Senior Health Insurance Program) for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security related issues
  • Referrals to area home care, assisted living/memory care and health companies
  • Assistance with applications for hearing aids and eyeglasses for low income people
  • Managing the medical equipment lending closet
  • Planning exciting monthly outings and events

The Senior Advocate will assist in applying for Benefits Access to receive two discounts, on one license plate sticker per year, and a free transit pass (optional). To be determined eligible for these benefits, you must submit a Benefit Access Application online. Paper applications are no longer an option.

SENIOR TRIPS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

Please RSVP at the earliest opportunity, or event could be cancelled due to insufficient number of participants.

Transportation needs: Please call Senior Transportation Dept. at 847-526-8688

Wauconda Township Active Adult Activities

WEEKLY DROP IN EVENTS

CARDS AND GAME PLAYERS CLUB 

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 laughs 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.