Seniors-4-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

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                        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 7 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