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 

August 21st – Beach Blanket Bingo at 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Join friends on the shore of Bangs Lake to test your knowledge of TV and movie trivia in a bingo game! Located at the Park District Beach, this program is brought to you by the partnership between Wauconda Park District, Wauconda Township, and Catholic Charities Lake County Senior Services. Cost $4

August 26th – White Elephant Bingo at 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join friends for an afternoon of bingo and fun. Bring new or gently used items for the prize table and go home with some new-to-you treasures. FREE…. RSVP by morning of event to 847-526-2631.

August 27th – Sugar Scrub Making at 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. We will be creating our own fragrant skin exfoliant to pamper ourselves while sharing fond memories of trips, hobbies and pleasant past experiences. Cost of $4 and located at the Wauconda Township Hall.

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.

 

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