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Events & Seminars

From senior seminars and caregiver workshops to concerts and fundraising events, there's always something happening at LIFE Senior Services.


Musical Mondays Concert with Janet Rutland

Janet Rutland has been a mainstay in the local music and theater scene for over twenty years. Her roles in American Theatre Company’s productions include Honky Tonk Angels, My Way-A Tribute to Frank Sinatra, and Always…Patsy Cline. Rutland will produce her 10th SummerStage show for the Tulsa Performing Arts Center in June which is titled Janet Rutland Sings the Sixties.

Presented by Senior Star at Woodland Terrace and Burgundy Place.

Date: Monday, April 21
Time: 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center, 2600 S. Utica Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114
Cost: $35 for all five concerts; $8 for one concert
Reservations: Click here to purchase tickets.

(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Caregiving 101

Are you new to caregiving? Learn the vocabulary of the care world; information you need to make good decisions; as well as an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly, learn strategies for support and self-care.

Date: Tuesday, April 22
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central Conference Room #10, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Social Security 101

Whether you want to apply for Social Security benefits, estimate your future benefits or apply for Medicare, there are online resources available to help you. A representative from the Social Security Administration will be here to explain what you can do on-line and will provide information to help you navigate the Social Security website tools.

Date: Wednesday, April 23
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Roy Hanks at (918) 664-9000, ext. 250


(CAREGIVER & SENIOR SEMINAR)

Legal Documents and Advance Planning

This program, presented by Catherine Welsh from Welsh Law Firm, will explain the planning tools (advance directives, powers of attorney, wills, trusts and do-not-resuscitate orders) that promote a person's right to make decisions about their healthcare and personal assistance. It will also explain simple measures that can help avoid probate.

Date: Thursday, April 24
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Basics of Medicare

If you are newly eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, this seminar is designed especially for you. The seminar will cover the basics of Medicare and what you need to know to make an informed decision about your coverage options.

This seminar is intended for Medicare beneficiaries. Closed to licensed life, accident and health insurance agents; insurance company personnel; and anyone affiliated with a health maintenance organization or other conflicts of interest.

Date: Wednesday, May 14
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000, ext. 250


Musical Mondays Concert with Vintage Voices Chorus

Vintage Voices Chorus, the choral group from LIFE’s Senior Center at Southminster will be performing their first full-out concert for Musical Mondays. The 25-member chorus is under the direction of Susan Swatek. The members share a love of music and the joy of singing with friends. Included in their performance will be a first-ever “Sing Along” to six selections and the audience will have the song lyrics included in their programs.

Presented by Gold Medallion Senior Housing and Health Care.

Date: Monday, May 19
Time: 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center, 2600 S. Utica Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114
Cost: $35 for all five concerts; $8 for one concert
Reservations: Click here to purchase tickets.

(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Caregiving 101

Are you new to caregiving? Learn the vocabulary of the care world; information you need to make good decisions; as well as an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly, learn strategies for support and self-care.

Date: Tuesday, May 27
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Adult Day Services North, 902 E. Pine St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER & SENIOR SEMINAR)

Say What?! Steps to Take if You Suspect a Hearing Loss

Don't let hearing loss cut you off from the activities and people you love. Learn no-cost and low-cost options for what to do if you or someone you know is experiencing difficulty hearing.

Date: Thursday, May 29
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER & SENIOR SEMINAR)

Aging in Place with Low Vision

Each of us will experience vision changes as we age. Some of these changes are normal and easily corrected, but others are not. Learn how eye conditions such as macular degeneration can affect your life and the adaptive techniques that can aid in reading, watching TV and other activities. Join Cathy Holden of NewView to learn how to regain independence and improve your quality of life.

Date: Thursday, May 29
Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Compassion Fatigue: A Two-Part Series

The stress, exhaustion and guilt associated with caregiving can sometimes define our relationships with loved ones. To prevent this from happening, caregivers can learn effective tools for prevention of compassion fatigue and burnout. You will also learn strategies for ongoing self-care.

Date: Friday, June 6 and 13
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Basics of Medicare

If you are newly eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, this seminar is designed especially for you. The seminar will cover the basics of Medicare and what you need to know to make an informed decision about your coverage options.

This seminar is intended for Medicare beneficiaries. Closed to licensed life, accident and health insurance agents; insurance company personnel; and anyone affiliated with a health maintenance organization or other conflicts of interest.

Date: Wednesday, June 18
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000, ext. 250


(CAREGIVER SENIOR SEMINAR)

Managing Caregiver Stress

This presentation addresses common feelings associated with caregiving and how to manage caregiver stress. You will learn the importance of balance and self-care, as well as learn practical tools to help you take care of you.

Date: Thursday, June 19
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Adult Day Services Broken Arrow Training Room, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


Musical Mondays Concert with Chris Middlebrook and Amy Cottingham

Chris Middlebrook hails from Sheffield, England, where he grew up in a theatrical family. Chris has made appearances on Light Opera Oklahoma and the Tulsa Performing Art Center’s Brown Bag It concert series, as well as performing at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame.

Amy Cottingham began playing the piano and violin at age three. She sings, composes, arranges, transcribes, teaches and performs Classical and Jazz. She has performed multiple solo concerts and traveled around the world performing with vocal and instrumental ensembles.

Presented by Gold Medallion Senior Housing and Health Care.

Date: Monday, June 23
Time: 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center, 2600 S. Utica Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114
Cost: $35 for all five concerts; $8 for one concert
Reservations: Click here to purchase tickets.


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Caregiving 101

Are you new to caregiving? Learn the vocabulary of the care world; information you need to make good decisions; as well as an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly, learn strategies for support and self-care.

Date: Tuesday, June 24
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central Conference Room #10, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Dog Training

Are you a dog lover and owner? Are you sometimes baffled by the things your dog does (or does not do)? Join Amy Vaughan from Spirit Ranch Dog Training for an overview of common behavioral concerns and how to address them. She will demonstrate positive reinforcement training techniques and debunk long-held behavioral myths.

Date: Wednesday, June 25
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Basics of Medicare

If you are newly eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, this seminar is designed especially for you. The seminar will cover the basics of Medicare and what you need to know to make an informed decision about your coverage options.

This seminar is intended for Medicare beneficiaries. Closed to licensed life, accident and health insurance agents; insurance company personnel; and anyone affiliated with a health maintenance organization or other conflicts of interest.

Date: Wednesday, July 16
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000, ext. 250


Musical Mondays Concert with Sandy and Chuck Gardner

The Gardners will be returning to LIFE’s Musical Mondays’ stage and will share timeless selections from the Great American Song Book, as well as introducing the audience to some, perhaps not-so well-known, classic jazz pieces. Sandy Gardner is known for her vocal and bass guitar talents and in November 2013 Chuck Gardner, a pianist, composer and arranger, was inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame.

Presented by CommunityCare Senior Health Plan.

Date: Monday, July 21
Time: 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center, 2600 S. Utica Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114
Cost: $35 for all five concerts; $8 for one concert
Reservations: Click here to purchase tickets.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Protect Yourself from Scams

Fraud and scams are on the rise. If you are age 60 or older, you are more likely to be targeted by people who sell bogus products and services. This seminar provides important information that can help you avoid being a victim of these predatory scams. 

Date: Thursday, July 24
Time: 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Sheila (918) 664-9000, ext. 256


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Caregiving 101

Are you new to caregiving? Learn the vocabulary of the care world; information you need to make good decisions; as well as an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly, learn strategies for support and self-care.

Date: Tuesday, July 22
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central Conference Room #10, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER & SENIOR SEMINAR)

Fire and Fall Prevention

Our home is our safe haven. This program, developed by the National Fire Protection Association, helps us keep our homes and ourselves as safe as possible. Learn how to identify fire and fall hazards and learn the small changes you can make to insure you and your loved ones stay independent as long as possible.

Date: Wednesday, July 23
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


Musical Mondays Concert with Mike Bennett Orchestra featuring Sharon Moguin

Mike Bennett has been entertaining Tulsa audiences for more than 30 years and has performed nationally with the Glen Miller Orchestra, Patti Page, Roy Clark, Bob Wills Texas Playboys, and more. For Musical Mondays, Bennett will be performing with his orchestra and will share the stage with vocalist, Sharon Moguin.

Sponsored by Montereau.

Date: Monday, August 18
Time: 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center, 2600 S. Utica Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114
Cost: $35 for all five concerts; $8 for one concert
Reservations: Click here to purchase tickets.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Basics of Medicare

If you are newly eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, this seminar is designed especially for you. The seminar will cover the basics of Medicare and what you need to know to make an informed decision about your coverage options.

This seminar is intended for Medicare beneficiaries. Closed to licensed life, accident and health insurance agents; insurance company personnel; and anyone affiliated with a health maintenance organization or other conflicts of interest.

Date: Wednesday, August 20
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000, ext. 250


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Savvy Caregiver: Six Week Professional Training for the Family Caregiver

Savvy Caregiver is a program designed to offer professional level training for the family caregiver. You will gain knowledge of how dementia affects thinking skills, effective ways to respond to changes in behavior, and skills to choose appropriate activities and minimize confusion. You will also learn methods to make a positive impact through support and skills to reduce stress and take care of yourself. 

Date: Thursdays, August 21 - September 25
Time: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central Training Room, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Caregiving 101

Are you new to caregiving? Learn the vocabulary of the care world; information you need to make good decisions; as well as an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly, learn strategies for support and self-care.

Date: Tuesday, August 26
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central Conference Room #10, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Art Deco 101

Learn the basics of Art Deco through pictures and live commentary. Art Deco, which includes much more than just architecture, was popular from the 1920s through the 1940s and included three distinct styles, all of which are found in Tulsa. This program highlights the significance of Art Deco style architecture and motifs on the Tulsa landscape, while also describing the visual significance of the style.

Date: Wednesday, September 17
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S. Peoria, Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Caregiving 101

Are you new to caregiving? Learn the vocabulary of the care world; information you need to make good decisions; as well as an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly, learn strategies for support and self-care.

Date: Tuesday, September 23
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Adult Day Services Broken Arrow Training Room, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Basics of Medicare

If you are newly eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, this seminar is designed especially for you. The seminar will cover the basics of Medicare and what you need to know to make an informed decision about your coverage options.

This seminar is intended for Medicare beneficiaries. Closed to licensed life, accident and health insurance agents; insurance company personnel; and anyone affiliated with a health maintenance organization or other conflicts of interest.

Date: Wednesday, September 24
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000, ext. 250


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Social Security 101

Whether you want to apply for Social Security benefits, estimate your future benefits or apply for Medicare, there are online resources available to help you. A representative from the Social Security Administration will be here to explain what you can do on-line and will provide information to help you navigate the Social Security website tools.

Date: Wednesday, September 24
Time: 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Roy Hanks at (918) 664-9000, ext. 250


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Downtown Art Deco Walking Tour

Join the Tulsa Historical Society for a guided tour through Tulsa's historic downtown. Tours include the interior of many buildings, the underground tunnels and discussion of the exteriors. Tours are provided the last Friday of each month and reservations are required. The cost is $5 per person for non-members and free if you're a Tulsa Historical Society member. Space is limited.

Date: Friday, September 26
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Downtown Tulsa
Cost: $5 for non-members, free for Tulsa Historical Society members
Reservations: Call (918) 712-9484 or email ths@tulsahistory.org


(CAREGIVER & SENIOR SEMINAR)

Resources for Seniors

Join Lilli Land, LIFE's Independent Case Management Supervisor, to learn about services that assist older adults and their caregivers, how these programs work, how to access them, and - in some cases - eligibility requirements.

Date: Tuesday, September 30
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Adult Day Services Broken Arrow Training Room, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Caregiving 101

Are you new to caregiving? Learn the vocabulary of the care world; information you need to make good decisions; as well as an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly, learn strategies for support and self-care.

Date: Tuesday, October 28
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central Conference Room #10, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Compassion Fatigue: A Two-Part Series

The stress, exhaustion and guilt associated with caregiving can sometimes define our relationships with loved ones. To prevent this from happening, caregivers can learn effective tools for prevention of compassion fatigue and burnout. You will also learn strategies for ongoing self-care.

Date: Friday, October 31 and November 7
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Adult Day Services Broken Arrow Training Room, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(CAREGIVER SEMINAR)

Caregiving 101

Are you new to caregiving? Learn the vocabulary of the care world; information you need to make good decisions; as well as an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly, learn strategies for support and self-care.

Date: Tuesday, November 25
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Adult Day Services North, 902 E. Pine St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Create a Holiday Ornament

Celebrate the season by making a holiday ornament with Lilli Land, local artist and LIFE's SeniorLine supervisor. Commemorate and accomplishment, anniversary, milestone or any celebratory experience through the fun and honored tradition of holiday ornaments. Reservations required and space is limited.

Date: Friday, December 12
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central Conference Room #10, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: $5, reservations required
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224

 

To request a LIFE speaker:
If you would like to schedule a speaker from LIFE Senior Services for an in-service training or a group presentation, please contact
Carol Carter at
(918) 664-9000.

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