Events

We updated our local events weekly and highlight ones of interested to the 50-plus community. Do you know of an Oklahoma senior event we should add? Send us an email

May 2017

May 30

Join us for SYNERGY HomeCare's "Dine & Discuss" May 30th, 2017 5:00pm – 7:00pm Complimentary meal, free to attend. This is a chance for community members to discuss the monthly topic while enjoying dinner together.
Topic: Effective Communication... Understand the communication changes that take place through-out the course of the disease and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage. This is part of SYNERGY HomeCare's "Dine & Discuss" series. TWO FREE HOURS OF RESPITE CARE included during presentation for your loved one. LOCATION: SYNERGY HomeCare Offices, 13720 N Bryant Ave, Edmond, OK 73013 To RSVP: 405.254.3046. And Read about SYNERGY in the current issue of the OSJ here.

June 2017

Jun 01

10am-11am- "How to pay for Senior Living" — Eunice will be at this event, join her at Spanish Cove in Yukon


Jun 05

6pm Memory Care Support Group at TOUCHMARK at Coffee Creek, in the South Activity Room. Join us for an open discussion about dealing with a loved one with Alzheimer's and share tips and stores about your experience. This month's discussion will be led by Executive Director, Melissa Mahaffey. Light appetizers served. No RSVP required.


Jun 06

Lion's Club held at Saint Luke's downtown - Eunice Khoury is the guest speaker

for this event.

Jun 13

12 pm Lunch n Learn: Genealogy at TOUCHMARK at Coffee Creek, in the Grand Hall. Discover you roots and learn how to trace your family history as far back as you can from Billie Fogarty professional genealogist. Limited seating, please RSVP to 405-340-1975 by June 12th. Lunch provided.


Jun 14

6:00 pm - Senior Learning Seminar Series: "Falls and Fractures: Modify the Risk", Hosted by and at Iris Memory Care - 2424 NW 178th Street Edmond, OK 73012. Free & Open to the public Seating is limited. Every year, more than 1 in 3 adults age 65+ are at risk of a dangerous fall. Those who fall often incur serious injuries, becoming less active as a result. Falls can cause brain damage, internal bleeding and broken bones, among other health effects. It’s key that you understand how to assess your loved one’s risk for falling and take steps to modify the risk. Join us at Iris Memory Care to discuss: •The long-term health effects of falls and fractures • How to assess fall risks • Situations and environments linked to fall risk • How to control for fall risk and limit the potential for falling • How to develop and implement a safety checklist The discussion will be led by Benjamin Pearce, chief executive officer of Evolve Senior Living. Benjamin has over 35 years of experience in senior living and Alzheimer’s care, and has helped countless individuals and families. Please RSVP by June 12th to reserve your place : Call 405-330-2222, ask for Jessie Motsinger.


Jun 19

11:30AM Caregiver Support Group at TOUCHMARK at Coffee Creek, in the North Activity Room Join us for an open discussion about dealing with a loved one with Alzheimer's and share tips and stores about your experience. Light appetizers served.


Jun 21

5 to 7 PM “THE LONGEST DAY” - What would that mean if you or family member had Alzheimer’s? Join Eunice Khoury, Shannon Rich-Romero, and Mark Fried with the Oklahoma Alzheimer's Association for a LIVE KTOK Remote & Alzheimer’s Association at the Well Preserved offices: 4800 Mayfair Drive, OKC.


Ongoing Events

TRIAD Crime Prevention ‐ Regular monthly meetings are held at various locations throughout the metro area. TRIAD is a collaborative effort between the Sheriff’s office, local police departments and senior citizens working together to reduce and prevent crimes against seniors. Meetings are informal, free, fun, informative, open to the public, and require no commitment on your part. The TRIAD program offers many large informational events such as Senior Awareness Day, Informed Senior Seminars, Elder Law Day, Senior Driver Safety Day and the Senior Prom. Please check the schedule here for OKC TRIAD Meetings in your area.

Volunteer Opportunities


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TRIAD is FREE crime prevention and protection for older/retired persons.

Local law enforcement and community members working together to reduce the crime rate of the elderly. Learn more about your community at TRIAD regular monthly meetings are held at various locations throughout the metro area. Meetings are informal, free, fun, informative, open to the public, and require no commitment on your part. TRIAD also recruits and trains volunteers to assist the police and sheriff’s departments. TRIAD meetings provide a forum for law enforcement and the community to share needs and concerns and work together to develop solutions and identify problem areas for seniors, and develop community-wide solutions.

Please check the schedule here for OKC TRIAD Meetings in your area.

Whiz Kids oklahoma

Help a Child Learn to Read

A volunteer opportunity you will love! Whiz Kids is a literacy program where volunteers meet with youths once a week to help them practice and learn reading skills. It’s easy and rewarding beyond compare! Whiz Kids volunteers concentrate on self-esteem, reading, communication skills, goal-setting and character building. Tutors are more than just tutors - they are mentors, friends and role models. Download the brochure to learn more or go to their website.