Seniors For Seniors
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.  
Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
                                                                                                                 Margaret Mead

                           BECOME AN ADVOCATE FOR SENIOR ISSUES!

 

    Are YOU ready to be a Change Agent that improves quality of life for seniors?

 After completing our intensive 8 day training session, you will:

  • Gain knowledge to energize yourself as an advocate for change
  • Meet with elected officials to discuss advocacy issues at the federal, state, county and municipality levels
  • Have learned communication skills for advocacy
  • Be well versed in the economic insecurities faced by seniors
  • Have developed team building skills
  • Be equipped to deliver a presentation on a key senior topic


         SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM

 

  • Introductions, Overview, Expectations
  • Advocates as Change Agents
  • Opportunities for Advocacy
  • Economic Insecurities
  • Senior Benefits & Entitlements
  • Health, Social Security, VA, Transportation, Homestead Rebate, others
  • Elder Care Planning
  • Communication Skills for Advocates
  • Group Project Template
  • Knowledge of Housing Issues and Communication Techniques         
  • Federal & State Legislative Overview
  • County/Municipal Overview
  • Age Friendly Communities
  • Seniors as Caregivers
  • Graduation - Guest Speaker