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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. Click here to download a 2016 LIFE EDU brochure.


(Caregiver Seminar)

Savvy Caregiver

This program consists of six two-hour sessions and is designed to train family caregivers in the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to handle the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
Course facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association, Oklahoma Chapter. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date:Thursdays, Aug. 18 - Sept. 22
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services BA, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Senior and Caregiver Seminar)

Driving and Dementia - CANCELED

Learn about driving assessments, family and community support options, and resources that will help when and if driving cessation is necessary. Developed by the MIT AgeLab, AARP and the Hartford Group. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Mondays, September 19 and 26 - CANCELED
Time: 10 a.m. - noon
Location: LIFE Senior Services BA, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Senior and Caregiver Seminar)

Legal Tools for Advance Planning

Cara Wells, JD, from Sprouse Law Firm will explain the planning tools that promote a person’s right to make decisions about their healthcare and personal assets. Learn about Advance Directives, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Trusts, Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and avoiding Probate. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Friday, September 23
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Tulsa Health Department, 5635 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver Seminar) 

Caregiving 101

Are you a new caregiver or are you seasoned but looking for some tips to help make it easier? This program offers a road map to success. Learn the vocabulary of the care world, information needed to make good decisions, an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly learn about strategies for support, asking for and accepting help and maintaining your own health. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Tuesday, September 27
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services BA, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Laughter Yoga Club

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. You'll be hooked!

Date: Tuesday, September 27
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Food for Life

The goal of the Food for Life program is to empower people who have diabetes, love someone with diabetes, and those concerned with developing the disease with new information and skills. Each class offers a cooking demonstration and provides samples of delicious, health-promoting dishes, along with a take-home packet of easy and affordable recipes. 

Date: Saturdays, October 8, 15, 22 & 29
Time: 10 a.m. - noon OR 1 - 3p.m. 
Location: LIFE Senior Services BA, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Laughter Yoga Club

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. You'll be hooked!

Date: Tuesday, October 11
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Professional Seminar)

CIAT: Home & Community-Based Services: Resources for Seniors & Caregivers

CIAT offers in-depth and up-to-date information to health, behavioral health and social service professionals who serve older adults. Topics are presented in three (3) one-day blocks: Government Agencies & Assistance, Home & Community-Based Services and Alzheimer’s Communication Strategies & Ethics. Attend all of the days for a total of 17.5 hours of CEs, or you can choose the topics that work best for you and attend any day(s). Click here for an informational flier.

Date: Thursday, October 20
Time: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hard Rock Casino, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa
Cost: $169 ($149 before Sept. 1) for all three programs or $69 for each individual program
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver Seminar) 

Caregiving 101

Are you a new caregiver or are you seasoned but looking for some tips to help make it easier? This program offers a road map to success. Learn the vocabulary of the care world, information needed to make good decisions, an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly learn about strategies for support, asking for and accepting help and maintaining your own health. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Tuesday, October 25
Time:6 - 7 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Laughter Yoga Club

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. You'll be hooked!

Date: Tuesday, October 25
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Senior and Caregiver Seminar)

Hearing and Vision Resources

There are new technologies and methods to help with vision and hearing. Learn about Tulsa-based resources and what you can do to improve your or a loved one’s vision or hearing.

Date: Friday, October 28
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Tulsa Health Department, 5635 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


Caregiver Celebration Event

Family caregivers have immense responsibilities. LIFE wants to help relieve some of your stress. The event offers an afternoon of food, fun, fitness and support. You will get an afternoon “off ” and enjoy lunch, massages, tai chi, laughter exercise, as well as an opportunity to discuss your situation with other caregivers. Free respite care for your loved one while you enjoy your afternoon. Reservations required. RSVP by November 2.

Date: Sunday, November 6
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services BA, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations required
Reservations: Call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Laughter Yoga Club

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. You'll be hooked!

Date: Tuesday, November 8
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Senior Seminar)

LaFortune Brown Bag Series: Find Your Volunteer Personality

The benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family and your community. The right match can help you reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills and even advance your career. Volunteering can also help protect your mental and physical health. This presentation includes an interactive process that helps you identify how to find that perfect match.

Date: Wednesday, November 9
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Senior and Caregiver Seminar)

Legal Tools for Advance Planning

Cara Wells, JD, from Sprouse Law Firm will explain the planning tools that promote a person’s right to make decisions about their healthcare and personal assets. Learn about Advance Directives, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Trusts, Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and avoiding Probate. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Thursday, November 10
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services BA, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver Seminar)

Caregiving 2.0

Are you providing personal care to your loved one? Do you need guidance for safe bathing, lifting and transferring of
your loved one? This program offers information and demonstrations with a licensed occupational therapist, as well as practical resources that can keep you and your loved one safe in the home. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Thursday, November 17
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services BA, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver Seminar) 

Caregiving 101

Are you a new caregiver or are you seasoned but looking for some tips to help make it easier? This program offers a road map to success. Learn the vocabulary of the care world, information needed to make good decisions, an overview of community resources, living options and legal documents. Most importantly learn about strategies for support, asking for and accepting help and maintaining your own health. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Tuesday, November 22
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services North, 902 E. Pine St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Laughter Yoga Club

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. You'll be hooked!

Date: Tuesday, November 22
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Professional Seminar)

CIAT: Alzheimer's Communication Strategies & Ethics

CIAT offers in-depth and up-to-date information to health, behavioral health and social service professionals who serve older adults. Topics are presented in three (3) one-day blocks: Government Agencies & Assistance, Home & Community-Based Services and Alzheimer’s Communication Strategies & Ethics. Attend all of the days for a total of 17.5 hours of CEs, or you can choose the topics that work best for you and attend any day(s). Click here for an informational flier.

Date: Friday, December 9
Time: 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services BA, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: $169 ($149 before Sept. 1) for all three programs or $69 for each individual program
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Laughter Yoga Club

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. You'll be hooked!

Date: Tuesday, December 13
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Senior Seminar)

LaFortune Brown Bag Series: Savvy Saving Seniors

This presentation teaches participants basic money management concepts for a fixed budget, the benefits of banking with an overview of public benefits and how to access and retain them.

Date: Wednesday, December 14
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or 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, December 14
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call (918) 664-9000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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Professional Training list:
Click here to receive advance notice of professional seminars and educational opportunities.