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Community Education

From senior seminars to caregiving workshops, there is always something to discover at LIFE Senior Services. 

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


(Caregiver and Senior Seminar)

Driving and Dementia

This three-part series designed by the MIT AgeLab and The Hartford helps people with dementia and their families prolong independence while encouraging safe driving. Series provides suggestions for monitoring, limiting and stopping driving.

Dates: Tuesday, September 11, 18 and 23
Time: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Sapulpa Library, 15 N. Poplar St., Sapulpa, OK 
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior Seminar)

Cooking Matters - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED 

This six-week cooking demonstration series will help you learn how to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices and cook delicious affordable meals. Each class offers information, cooking demo and taste testing along with an opportunity to take ingredients to prepare the meal at home. Reservations required. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

Dates: Thursday, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 11, 18
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Friendship Church, 1709 N. Madison Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Registration is closed. Call Valorie Wilson at (918) 664-9000 to be placed on a wait list. 


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Laughter Yoga

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. No yoga mat required.

Date: Wednesday, September 26
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior Seminar)

Planning for End of Life

Learn how legal documents can support you and instruct doctors and family members about your wishes. Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives and more will be discussed and explained.

Date: Friday, September 28
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Tulsa Health Dept. North Regional Health & Wellness Center, 5635 MLK Jr. Blvd., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Diabetes Tips and Tools

This three-part series is designed for persons with diabetes and their support system. Learn how diabetes affects your body and the things you can do to avoid the damage associated with the disease. Guest speakers can include nutritionist, eye care and foot care specialist, pharmacist, kidney specialist and other care team members.

Dates: Tuesday, October 9, 16 and 23
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Autumn Park Vintage Housing, 8401 E. 134th St. S., Bixby, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior Seminar)

Financial Wellness

Join Janna Ermeita from Oklahoma Central Credit Union for the final session of a three part series on Financial Wellness. This session will explore budgeting and credit repair strategies.

Date: Wednesday, October 10
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Laughter Yoga

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. No yoga mat required.

Date: Wednesday, October 10
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Resources for Seniors

Learn about the services to assist older adults and their caregivers, as well as how to access these services. Discover how these services and programs work, and eligibility for many of these programs.

Date: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: James Mission, 4122 W. 55th Pl., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Laughter Yoga

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. No yoga mat required.

Date: Wednesday, October 24
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Medication Safety

Learn how to protect commonly prescribed medications such as Schedule II narcotics, anxiety medications, ADHD medications, pain medications and others. Storage tips and disposal procedures will also be covered. After completing the training, each household will take home a free medication lockbox. Lockboxes and training provided by the Coalition Against Prescription Substance Abuse of Tulsa (CAPSAT).

Date: Thursday, October 25
Time: 4 - 5 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Resources for Seniors

Learn about the services to assist older adults and their caregivers, as well as how to access these services. Discover how these services and programs work, and eligibility for many of these programs.

Date: Thursday, October 25
Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: YWCA, 8145 E. 17th St., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior Seminar)

Lori Fullbright's Scam Prevention

Lori Fulbright helps to inform the public about current phone, computer and money scams through her personal safety presentation.

Date: Friday, October 28
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Tulsa Health Dept. North Regional Health & Wellness Center, 5635 MLK Jr. Blvd., Tulsa
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Laughter Exercise for Stress Busting

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. No yoga mat required.

Date: Tuesday, November 13
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: Sapulpa Library, 15 N. Poplar St., Sapulpa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Caregiver Seminar)

Savvy Caregiver 

Join the Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma Chapter and learn to be a Savvy Caregiver. This four-part program is designed to train family caregivers in the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to handle the challenges of caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia and to be an effective caregiver. The program focuses on helping caregivers think about their situation objectively and providing them with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to manage stress and carry out the caregiving role effectively.

Dates: Tuesday, November 13, 20, 27 and December 4
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Legacy Plaza, 5330 E. 31st St., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Laughter Yoga

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. No yoga mat required.

Date: Wednesday, November 14
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior Seminar)

Power of Creativity

Harness the power of your creativity, just in time for the holidays. Learn the value of creative problem solving, camaraderie associated with creative groups and the satisfaction of creating a holiday project during the presentation.

Date: Wednesday, November 14
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Laughter Yoga

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. No yoga mat required.

Date: Wednesday, November 28
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(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. This content is also available by appointment.

Date: Tuesday, December 4
Time: 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services, 3106 S. Juniper Ave., Broken Arrow, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior & Caregiver Seminar)

Laughter Yoga

Interested in feeling better? Looking for low-impact exercise? Laughter Yoga could be the answer. Laughter Yoga is an easy, fun, new and exciting exercise. Try it for improved physical and mental health or out of curiosity. No yoga mat required.

Date: Wednesday, December 12
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: LaFortune Recreation Center, 5202 S. Hudson Ave., Tulsa, OK
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.


(Senior Seminar)

Basics of Medicare

If you are newly eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, this seminar is for you. 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 and closed to licensed Health Insurance Agents and anyone affiliated with a Health Maintenance organization or other conflicts of interest.

Date: Wednesday, December 12
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: LIFE Senior Services Central, 5950 E. 31st St., Tulsa, OK 
Cost: Free, but reservations requested
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Cindy Loftin (918) 664-9000, ext. 224.