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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.

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(Professional Seminar)

Person Centered Thinking: Two-Day Training

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 the two-day workshop using hands-on techniques that will empower you to enhance the way services are provided in your residential community, adult
day health facility or agency. Click here for flyer.

Date: Saturdays, August 22 & 29
Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow
Cost: Regular rate of $149, Early-bird rate of $129 if paid before August 14
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Coping with Grief

This presentation addresses the topic of grief, loss and bereavement for the older adult. The presentation will explain the symptoms of grief and grieving, as well as complicated grief and bereavement. There will also be an overview of warning signs that signal professional intervention might be necessary.

Date: Wednesday, September 2
Time: 3 - 4 p.m.
Location: Inverness Village Founders Hall, 3800 W. 71st St., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

LaFortune Series: Diabetes Basics

Join St. John's diabetes educator to learn about diabetes, its risk factors, treatment options, nutritional information and more. Bring a sack lunch.

Date: Wednesday, September 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.


(Professional Seminar)

CIAT: Home & Community Based Services

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 one-day blocks: Government Agencies & Assistance, Home & Community Based Services, and Alzheimer’s Communication Strategies & Ethics. Blocks are arranged so the information builds throughout the year. You are welcome to attend all of the days for 16.5 hours of CEs, or you can choose the topics that work best for you and attend a la carte.The three-part series is priced at $159 while each individual day is priced separately at $69. Reservations required. Click here for CIAT brochure.

Date: Friday, September 11
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Montereau, 6800 S. Granite Ave., Tulsa
Cost:$159 for all three; $69 per class
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Mickey Hinds (918) 664-9000, ext. 224. 


(Senior Seminar)  

Focus on the Four: Recycling

Recycling in the City of Tulsa is easier than ever before due to the recent changes in the recycling program. Learn first-hand from the City recycling team the ins and outs of recycling: what can and cannot be put in the bins. You will learn other important facts about disposing of wastes, such as batteries, paint, grease and more.  

Date: Tuesday, September 15
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.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 Seminar)

Relocation Stress Syndrome Seminar for Family Caregivers

Moving, and the stress associated with it, can cause anxiety, increased falls and depression, especially for person with dementia and other chronic conditions. Learn how to prepare for a move, identify relocation stress syndrome symptoms and mitigate those symptoms so your loved one can stay happy and healthy.

Date: Wednesday, September 16
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.


(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, September 22
Time: 1 - 2 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 other Tuesday. 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 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.


(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 23
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)  

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 explain what you can do online and provide information to help you navigate Social Security website tools.

Date: Wednesday, September 23
Time: 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 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)

CPR Training for Grandparents

Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) and LIFE Senior Services are partnering to support grandparents caring for their
grandchildren providing either full-time parenting or caring for grandchildren while parents work or play. Participants completing this course will receive a complementary membership to CCRC’s Toy Lending Library where individuals cancheck out toys and learning materials for their grandchildren (birth to age 8). For more info, call CCRC at (918) 834-2273.

Date: Wednesday, September 23
Time: 1:30 - 5:30 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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Legal Options for Advance Planning

Join Catherine Welsh from the Welsh & McGough to learn the tools that help protect health and property. This program will
explain the planning tools that promote a person’s right to make decisions about their healthcare and personal assets. Catherine will describe Advance Directives, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Trusts and Do-Not-Resuscitate orders. You will also learn simple measures that can help avoid probate.

Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 10 - 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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Anxiety Later in Life

This presentation addresses the differences between ”normal” anxiety (or worry), and clinical anxiety requiring professional intervention. The presentation provides information about “stress busters” to help cope with normal anxiety/worry and  when and where to get help when you or someone you love is experiencing a problem with anxiety.

Date: Wednesday, October 7
Time: 3 - 4 p.m.
Location: Inverness Village Founders Hall, 3800 W. 71st St., Tulsa, OK
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 other Tuesday. 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 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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

LaFortune Series: Sandwich Generation

Are you in the middle - caring for parents, kids and/or grandkids? You are not alone. Your situation, referred to as the "Sandwich Generation," is common and there are tools to help with caring for all generations. This presentation provides tools, information and resources to help. Bring a sack lunch.

Date: Wednesday, October 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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar) 

Parkinson's Disease 101 Class: An Introduction

Patients and caregivers learn about common and secondary symptoms, treatments and four keys to improving quality of life in this 90-minute seminar designed to inform and inspire. This class is presented by the Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma.

Date: Thursday, October 15
Time: 4 - 5:30 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.


(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, October 27
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 other Tuesday. 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 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.


(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 other Tuesday. 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 10
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 Series: Tulsa's Historic Movie Theaters

Tulsa’s movie theater history began in 1906 with the opening of the Dreamland and Lyric Theaters. Follow the rise and fall of Tulsa’s elegant and glamorous theaters and their cultural and economic impact on our city. The program includes photographs and commentary showcasing over 26 theaters, including the Orpheum, Ritz and Delman. Bring a sack lunch.

Date: Wednesday, November 11
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 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, November 24
Time: 1 - 2 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 other Tuesday. 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 24
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 one-day blocks: Government Agencies & Assistance, Home & Community Based Services, and Alzheimer’s Communication Strategies & Ethics. Blocks are arranged so the information builds throughout the year. You are welcome to attend all of the days for 16.5 hours of CEs, or you can choose the topics that work best for you and attend a la carte.The three-part series is priced at $159 while each individual day is priced separately at $69. Reservations required. Click here for CIAT brochure.

Date: Friday, December 4
Time: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Montereau, 6800 S. Granite Ave., Tulsa
Cost:$159 for all three; $69 per class
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 other Tuesday. 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 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)

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 16
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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