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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)

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their
needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. Presented by Alzheimer’s Association. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Friday, May 27
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.


(Professional Education)

Sexual Health, Intimacy and Aging

Join speakers to examine the expectations and concerns of caring for a whole person: mind, spirit and body. We will examine the evolving culture of sexuality including, but not limited to: ethics of personal values and the care provider’s suspension of judgment when communicating about sexual health and behaviors; laws, regulations and best practices regarding sexual health in care facilities; STDs/STIs; sexual orientation; and prevailing best practices for sexual expression with dementia. Download the flier here.

Date: Tuesday, June 7
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (registration begins at 8:15 a.m.)
Location: OSU-Tulsa Auditorium, 700 N. Greenwood Ave., Tulsa
Cost: $49 (early bird rate through June 1) Cost after June 1 is $69
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

LaFortune Brown Bag Series: Talking with Your Doctor

During the presentation, developed by the National Institutes of Health, you’ll learn how to get ready for a doctor's visit, strategies for a successful conversation about your health concerns, and tools for making decisions about your health with your doctor.

Date: Wednesday, June 8
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)

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Learn about recent research in the realms of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. Plus, use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Same class offered on two dates. Ask about free respite for this program. Presented by Alzheimer’s Association.

Date: Thursday, June 9
Time: 5 - 6:30 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 & 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, June 14
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, 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


(Senior Seminar)

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Learn about recent research in the realms of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. Plus, use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Same class offered on two dates.Ask about free respite for this program. Presented by Alzheimer’s Association.

Date: Thursday, June 15
Time: 3:30 - 5 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 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, June 28
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, June 28
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)

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, July 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)

Living Longer, Living Stronger Series

Do you have a chronic condition, like diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, lung disease or high blood pressure? This workshop will offer tools and strategies that will give you confidence and motivation needed to manage the challenges of living with a chronic health condition. This workshop is open to persons with chronic health conditions, as well as family members and caregivers of those with chronic health conditions. Ask about free respite for this program. Presented by Ability Resources.

Date: Tuesdays, July 12 - August 23
Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
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)

LaFortune Brown Bag Series: Poetry and Creative Writing

Date: Wednesday, July 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, 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


(Caregiver Seminar)

Compassion Fatigue

Caregiver stress can affect anyone at any time. This program offers caregivers effective tools to prevent and manage common stressors with real strategies for taking care of yourself while helping the person you love. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Friday, July 22
Time: 1:30 - 3 p.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, July 26
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, July 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.


(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, August 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.


LaFortune Brown Bag Series: Community Resources for Seniors

There are many resources that serve seniors and caregivers. This presentation offers information, eligibility requirements, tools and contacts for many of the community-based resources that enhance the lives of seniors. 

Date: Wednesday, August 10
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 (Time and Location Change)

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: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center, 4502 E. 41st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call (918) 664-9000


(Senior Seminar)

Social Security 101 (Time and Location Change)

Do you have questions about applying for Social Security benefits, estimating your future benefits or applying for Medicare? A representative from the Social Security Administration will be here to discuss SSA programs, benefits and services and will provide tips for navigating the Social Security website. 

Date: Wednesday, August 17
Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center, 4502 E. 41st St., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call (918) 664-9000 to register.


(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.


(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, August 23
Time: 6 - 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.


(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, August 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 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: Friday, August 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.


(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


(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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