Senior Center Blog

Congrats to Peer Counseling Grads

Congratulations to our 9 new Senior Peer Counselors who graduated on May 1st, 2018! We recruit and train seniors as peer counselors to work with other seniors who are struggling with issues of aging and need support in navigating the many challenges and transitions they face.

Senior Spotlight: Dotty Ruppert

Dottie was born in 1938 in Brooklyn to Dorothy and John Comer, both of Irish-Catholic descent. She had three younger (thankfully…gave her a fighting chance!) brothers…2 years, 5 years and 6.5 years younger, respectively.

“Steamy Sisters Bingo” to Benefit the Senior Center Heater Fund

On April 14, the Russian River Sisters' charity bingo will warm things up for our local seniors with a benefit for the Senior Center new heater fund. $20 for two bingo card (six games each.)  Pre-sale ticket holders admitted at 5:30. Doors open at 6, games start at 7....

You Are Invited To The Death Cafe

Being invited to the Death Café could feel a little strange. Is it going to be good? Yes, a Death Cafe is a positive place, a get-together for the purpose of talking about death in a comfortable setting over food and drink.

WCCS Honors Senior Peer Counselors

Melissa Fike, WCCS Director of Senior Counseling and Vicki Wedegaertner, Program Manager, hosted an appreciation party for the volunteer Senior Peer Counselors at their last group meeting of the year.Seniors helping seniors.

Wine Country Fire Community Support

For Sonoma County residents displaced by the fires and re-locating to West County, West County Community Services stands ready to provide the following support to our neighbors in need: