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.

MEDICARE – OPEN ENROLLMENT

Open enrollment starts October 15, 2019 and ends December 7, 2019.

The Medicare Open Enrollment is an annual period of time when current Medicare users can choose to re-evaluate part of their Medicare coverage and compare it against all the other on the market. New security measures require you to create a MyMedicare.gov account before you can receive personalized information. Call Lisa Knight 847-526-1800 for an appointment.

 

SENIOR TRIPS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

Please RSVP to Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800 

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.

December 4th and December 11th – Memoir Writing at -10-11:30 a.m. Have you ever wanted to write about some of your life experiences? These two sessions will explore what memoir writing is and ways to improve. Session one will include working on your memoir and session two will be sharing a short piece of your work. $4 This event will be held at 600 N. Main St. (Wauconda Park Dist. Building). This is a joint effort by Wauconda Park District, Wauconda Township and Lake County Senior Services Catholic Charities.

December  27th – Senior New Year’s Eve Party at 12-2:00 p.m. Ring in the new year with old and new friends! Wauconda Park District is the location of our 16th annual New Year’s  party so grab a friend and prepare to have a spectacular time. Luncheon and entertainment with dancing encouraged. $6 pre-registration by December 21 at either Wauconda Park District or Wauconda Township office or $10 at the door.

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.

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.

LINE DANCING

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.

 

 

 Chair Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

Strength, Balance, Flexibility, Protection from injury and more

 

Co-Funded by: Agency on Aging & Catholic Charities