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Community Education

From senior seminars to caregiving workshops, there is always something to discover at LIFE Senior Services. Click here to download a March and April 2017 calendar.

Find additional educational events and programs for seniors and caregivers in the Tulsa City/County TRIAD Calendar of Events.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program


Six-part series designed for people with diabetes or those caring for someone with diabetes. Topics include risk factors, complications, nutrition, physical activity, use of a glucose meter, working with a diabetes care team and accessing community resources.

Date: Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & April 6
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 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.


(Senior Seminar)

Resources for Seniors

Learn about community-based services that assist and enhance the lives of seniors and their caregivers. Gain insight into how the services work, eligibility requirements and how to access them. Snacks provided.

Date: Friday, March 24
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

New to caregiving? Learn the care-world vocabulary and information you need to make good decisions. Class participants will learn about community resources, living options, legal documents and strategies for support and self-care. Seasoned caregivers welcome. Ask about free respite for this program. 

Date: Tuesday, March 28
Time:
5:30 - 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, March 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 Seminar)

Peace of Mind Project Series

This two-part workshop offers a path to end-of-life planning. Join community professionals who will motivate and inspire you to make decisions about healthcare, legal and final wishes planning. Light meal provided.

Dates: Tuesdays, April 4 & 11
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 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)

Savvy Caregiver Series

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.

Dates: Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19 & 26
Time: 3 - 5 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 Seminar)

Savvy Saving Seniors

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

Date: Friday, April 7
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Kenosha Landing Apartments, 2602 W. Oakland Pl., 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 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.


(Caregiver & Senior Seminar)

Legal Options 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, Power of Attorney, Wills, Trust, Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and avoiding Probate. Ask about free respite for this program.

Date: Wednesday, April 12
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 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.

Date: Wednesday, April 19
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 & 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 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 Seminar)

Resources for Grandparents Rearing Grandchildren

Are you parenting again? Join community partners to learn about the resources available for grandparents raising grandchildren. This session covers behavioral health, disability services, individual education plans and communication strategies with educators. 

Date: Friday, April 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.