- 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 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 at the earliest opportunity or event could be cancelled due to insufficient number of participants.
Please call Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800.
January 27th – White Elephant Bingo at 1:30-3:00 p.m. Bring a new or gently used item for the prize table and meet new people while having fun with friends. Located at the Wauconda Township hall/FREE.
February 10th – Valentine’s Sock Hop at 1:30-3:00 p.m. Sing-along style entertainment and light, sweet refreshments. Located at the township hall. Cost $4
February 11th – Discover Your Financial I.Q. at 1:30-2:30 p.m. Learn strategies for planning a sound financial future. Located at the Wauconda Park District 600 N. Main Street Wauconda. FREE
February 24th – White Elephant Bingo at 1:30-3:00 p.m. Bring a new or gently used item for the prize table and meet new people while having fun with friends. Located at the Wauconda Township hall/FREE.
March 19th – What’s The Buzz? 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. The Lake County Master Gardener will discuss pollinators of Illinois. Bees are not the only pollinators. Learn the many benefits these creatures bring to our yards and what to do to attract them. Location: Wauconda Township Hall 505 W. Bonner Road Wauconda, Cost: $4
March 23rd – White Elephant Bingo 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Join friends or meet new ones and bring a new or gently used item for the prize table. Location: Wauconda Township Hall 505 W. Bonner Road Wauconda, Cost: FREE
March 30th – CUB Event (Citizen’s Utility Board) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Join Wauconda Township, Wauconda Park District, and Lake County Senior Services for a FREE utility bill clinic presented by the Citizens Utility Board. Bring current copies of your electric, gas, cable and phone bills for a free analysis from an expert. They can show you how to spot unnecessary charges, what to watch for when shopping around in the energy market and which energy efficient programs and rebates can help. Location: Wauconda Township Hall 505 W. Bonner Road Wauconda, Cost: FREE
Transportation needs: Please call Senior Transportation Dept. at 847-526-8688
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 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.
Every FRIDAY! – Line Dancing 9:30-11:00 a.m. Has returned to the township! Starting November 1st, you can kick up your heels every Friday in the Wauconda Township Hall. A drop fee of $5 per class. Increase your strength, flexibility, and mobility while dancing to great music.
Benefits of Yoga
Strength, Balance, Flexibility, Protection from injury and more
Co-Funded by: Agency on Aging & Catholic Charities