Professional Education

LIFE Senior Services is proud to be part of a vibrant network of health, aging and social services professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of older adults throughout northeast Oklahoma. We know that together we can make a difference!

LIFE welcomes opportunities to partner with you to benefit the aging population. Whether it's presenting to your group, promoting advocacy initiatives, serving on boards and committees, or sponsoring a senior event, LIFE Senior Services is here to help.

As part of that commitment, LIFE offers a full slate of professional training opportunities and events every year, providing accurate and timely information about senior issues, resources and services. Frequent topics include Medicare and Social Security, Alzheimer's disease, legal planning and documents, elder abuse awareness and prevention, home and community-based services and behavioral health issues among many others.

Click here to receive advance notice of professional seminars and educational opportunities.

Upcoming Professional Education

Buried in Treasure: Understanding & Treating Hoarding Disorder One Day Event

This workshop will provide a broad overview of hoarding disorder and useful interventions. A model for understanding these hoarding problems will be presented, including recent findings regarding hoarding behaviors, emotional attachments and beliefs about possessions. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria will be reviewed along with methods for assessing the severity of the problem. Intervention strategies will be reviewed in detail, including ways to enhance motivation among hoarding clients, how to establish goals for treatment. Potential roles for family members or friends be described, along with strategies for preventing future clutter problems. Click here for an informational brochure.

Date: April 18, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location: Legacy Plaza, 5330 E. 31st St., Tulsa, OK
Cost: $169 (before April 1) or $199 (after April 1)
Reservations: Click here to register online, or call Valorie Wilson (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.

Free Community Presentation on Hoarding Disorder

The community presentation by Dr. Frost will include a description of hoarding disorder, its effect on individuals and families, and steps you can take to deal with the issue. The role of the hoarding task force and Buried in Treasure workshop will be discussed as well.

Date: April 18
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Legacy Plaza, 5330 E. 31st St., Tulsa, OK
Cost: FREE - Open to the Public
Reservations: Register here or contact Valerie Wilson at (918) 664-9000, ext. 1518.