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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.


(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 or reserve your spot online.


(PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR)

Person Centered Thinking: Two Day Workshop

Person centered thinking offers a progressive paradigm for communicating with residents, staff and family members. This workshop will help you and your staff understand, follow and use the tools associated with person centered thinking. Lori Hauge, CCC-SLP will facilitate this two day workshop. See flyer for more details.

Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, September 9 and 10
Time: 9 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: $125 (Early bird rate of $110 if paid by September 2)
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224 or reserve your spot online.


(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: Thursday, September 11
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Christ Church, 10901 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK 74137
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000 or reserve your spot online.


(PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR)

CIAT: Home & Community Based Services

Community Information & Assistance Training (CIAT) offers in-depth and up-to-date information to health, behavioral health and social services professionals who serve older adults. Topics are presented in three one-day blocks: Government Agencies & Assistance, Home & Community Based Services, Alzheimer's Communication Strategies and Ethics. Seventeen CEs offered. See brochure for more details.

Date: Friday, September 12
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Legend Senior Living, 701 W. 71st St. S., Tulsa, OK 74132
Cost: Price for all three is $139. Individual programs are $69.
Reservations: Click here to register online, or 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 or reserve your spot online.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Fraud & Scams

If you're 60 or older, you're more likely to be a target of a scam. Learn important information to keep you from being a victim.

Date: Thursday, September 18
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Christ Church, 10901 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK 74137
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000 or reserve your spot online.


(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 or reserve your spot online.


(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 or reserve your spot online.


(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 Sheila at (918) 664-9000, ext. 250 or reserve your spot online.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Legal Documents for End-of-Life Planning

Learn about advance directives, powers of attorney, wills, trusts and do-not-resuscitate orders so you're empowered to make your own healthcare decisions.

Date: Thursday, September 25
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Christ Church, 10901 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK 74137
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000 or reserve your spot online.


(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 or reserve your spot online.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Guardianships

Discover the different types of guardianships, when they should be considered, and learn the process of arranging and ending guardianships.

Date: Thursday, October 2
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Christ Church, 10901 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK 74137
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000 or reserve your spot online.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Basic Nutrition

Get the scoop on the basics of good nutrition and learn how to improve your health.

Date: Thursday, October 9
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Christ Church, 10901 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK 74137
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000 or reserve your spot online.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Role of Nutrition: Carbs & Diabetes

Find out how carbohydrates affect your health and learn how to manage diabetes through nutrition. 

Date: Thursday, October 16
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Christ Church, 10901 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK 74137
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000 or reserve your spot online.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Role of Nutrition: Fats

Learn the difference between "good" and "bad" fats and how to keep them in balance.

Date: Thursday, October 23
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Christ Church, 10901 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK 74137
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000 or reserve your spot online.


(PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR)

Professional Dementia Care Training: Two Day Workshop

Professionals in aging services and residential communities will find this up-to-date, evidence-based information usable and job enhancing. Jackie Lenzy, BA, BS, CDP (Certified Dementia Practitioner) will conduct the workshop using case studies, simulations, lecture and discussion for an engaging and hands-on approach.

Dates: Thursday and Friday, October 23 and 24
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Tulsa Jewish Retirement & Health Center, Activity Center, 2025 E. 71st St., Tulsa, OK 74136
Cost: $149 (Early bird rate of $125 if paid by October 15)
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 8325 or reserve your spot online.


(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 or reserve your spot online.


(SENIOR SEMINAR)

Food Labels, Fluids & Fad Diets

Learn how to read a food label, how much water you should be drinking and about the latest fad diets.

Date: Thursday, October 30
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Christ Church, 10901 S. Yale, Tulsa, OK 74137
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Call (918) 664-9000 or reserve your spot online.


(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 or reserve your spot online.


(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 or reserve your spot online.


(PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR)

CIAT: Alzheimer's Communication Strategies & Ethics

Community Information & Assistance Training (CIAT) offers in-depth and up-to-date information to health, behavioral health and social services professionals who serve older adults. Topics are presented in three one-day blocks: Government Agencies & Assistance, Home & Community Based Services, Alzheimer's Communication Strategies and Ethics. Seventeen CEs offered. See brochure for more details.

Date: Friday, December 12
Time: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Legend Senior Living, 701 W. 71st St. S., Tulsa, OK 74132
Cost: Price for all three is $139. Individual programs are $69.
Reservations: Click here to register online, or 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 or reserve your spot online.

 

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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