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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 Series

The Savvy Caregiver 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. The course will increase caregiving skills and knowledge, promote understanding of dementia and its cognitive losses, empower caregivers to set and alter goals, as well as reduce adverse impacts of caregiving. This course is facilitated by the Alzheimer's Association Oklahoma Chapter. 

Date: Tuesdays, January 12, 19, 26 & February 2, 9, 16
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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 Seminar) 

Diabetes Self Management Program

The Diabetes Self-Management Program is a six-week workshop for people with Type 2 diabetes. It teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of diabetes and to maintain and/or increase life’s activities. Workshops are facilitated from a highly detailed manual by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are peer leaders with diabetes themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes; 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; 3) healthy eating; 4) appropriate use of medication; and 5) working more effectively with health care providers. Participants will make weekly action plans, share experiences and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

Date: Mondays, January 25 & February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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, February 9
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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar) 

LaFortune Brown Bag Series: Driving & Dementia

Are you caring for someone with dementia and concerned about their driving? This three-part program, At the Crossroads, will help inform and empower your family's decisions. Session one will cover driving assessment and ability. Session two will give tools and tips on building family cooperation and communication. And session three will offer resources and options.

Date: Wednesdays, February 10, 17 and 24
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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar) 

Advocacy 101

Who is an advocate? How do I become an advocate? These are questions that will be answered by Oklahoma Aging Advocate Trish Emig. Trish will share information about how to become informed and how to approach discussions knowledgeably with other advocates, legislatures and the general public. After this session, you will be able to contact your legislature and feel confident being an advocate for yourself or your loved one - just in time for Senior Day at the Capital!

Date: Thursday, February 11
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: LIFE's Senior Center at Southminster, 3500 S. Peoria Ave., Tulsa, OK
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 - Seminar is Full

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: Friday, February 19
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: This seminar is full. Please call for information about our March Basics of Medicare seminar.


(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 & accepting help and maintaining your own health.

Date: Tuesday, February 23
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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, February 23
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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Community Resources for Seniors

Learn about the services to assist seniors and their caregivers and how to access the services. Understand how these services and programs work, as well as eligibility for many of the programs. Presented in partnership with the Tulsa Health Department.

Date: Friday, February 26
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 & 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, March 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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar) 

LaFortune Brown Bag Series: Prescription Awareness

Join the conversation about prescription do's and don’ts. You will get helpful, up-to-date information about interactions with common prescriptions and over-the-counter medications, as well as a review of common sense precautions when taking medications.

Date: Wednesday, March 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 Seminar) 

Mused + LIFE Poetry Event

Let your mind blossom, like a four leaf clover this season. Mused, a Tulsa nonprofit dedicated to putting poetry into the daily lives of people, is hosting a St. Patrick’s-themed poetry reading. The group will be reading classical and contemporary St. Patrick’s Day verses, as well as crafting their own poems on shamrock paper.

Date: Thursday, March 10
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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)

Communication Strategies

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia? Are things "lost in translation"? Effective communication is an important tool when caring for another individual. Learn some strategies and tools that will help take the mystery out of communication. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association Oklahoma Chapter.

Date: Tuesday, March 15
Time: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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 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: Friday, March 18
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, ext. 250.


(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 & accepting help and maintaining your own health.

Date: Tuesday, March 22
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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, March 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.


(Caregiver Seminar)

Relocation Stress Syndrome for Family Caregivers

Moving and the stress associated with it can cause anxiety, increased falls and depression, especially for persons with dementia and other chronic conditions. Knowing how to prepare for a move, spot relocation stress syndrome symptoms and lessen symptoms can help your loved one stay healthy and active. 

Date: Thursday, March 24
Time: 3 - 4 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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 Seminar)

Easy Strategies for Healthy Aging

Join us for this engaging presentation outlining the healthy aging benefits of fun, food, friends and fitness. You do not have to be fit to enjoy the benefits of tai chi and laughter yoga - no mat or experience required. You will leave with tools to make each day healthy! Presented in partnership with the Tulsa Health Department.

Date: Friday, March 25
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 & 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, April 12
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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar) 

LaFortune Brown Bag Series: Fire and Fall Prevention

Join us for an interactive presentation on staying safe in your own home. The trivia-based program developed by the National Fire Protection Association will cover the important steps you can take to reduce the risk of falls and fires.

Date: Wednesday, April 13
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, April 20
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, ext. 250.


(Caregiver Seminar)

Caregiving 2.0

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

Date: Wednesday, April 20
Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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 Seminar)

Savvy Saving Seniors

This presentation provides participants with basic money management concepts for a fixed budget, the benefits of banking, an overview of public benefits and how to access and retain them. Presented in partnership with the Tulsa Health Department.

Date: Friday, April 22
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 & accepting help and maintaining your own health.

Date: Tuesday, April 26
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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, April 26
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)

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 18
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, ext. 250.


(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 15
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, ext. 250.


(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 20
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, ext. 250.


(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 17
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, ext. 250.


(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 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, ext. 250.


(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, ext. 250.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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