Winona Senior Advocacy

Our mission is to assist older citizens to remain living independently

Director: Malia Fox
Senior Advocate: Marsha Yancy
Assistant Senior Advocate: Barbara Saykally

The Senior Advocacy Program offers information, referral and assistance to all individuals in Winona County age 60 and over.
This is a free and confidential service.

No one will be refused access to the service because of race, religion, color, sex, economic status or disability.

The Senior Advocacy Program offers:

  • Assistance
  • Educational Programs
  • Health Insurance Counseling
  • Information and Referral
  • Notary Services
  • Medicare Issues

 The Advocates assist individuals with:

  • Housing applications
  • Completion of forms for property taxes, telephone and prescription assistance, and health insurance
  • Advanced Directives for Health Care

Winona Senior Advocates make connections with other services available in our community:

  • In home health and chore services
  • Companionship
  • Legal services
  • Transportation options
  • Nutrition services

Support Programs:

Checks and Balances is a program in collaboration with Merchant’s Bank. The program is to assist in monthly money management. Personnel from Merchant’s Bank are available at the Center the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Items to bring along: checkbook, register and last bank statement.