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Events

Free A'capella Concert - "Wings" Saturday March 25, 2017 5PM This is the 20th Anniversary & CD Release concert. at Church of Christ 9300 N MacArthur Blvd in OKC Featured groups include: In His Name OKC United Ladies Tulsa United Ladies Terri Mays

"Dine & Discuss: The 10 Signs for Early detection of Alzheimer's disease" March 28, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. Dinner included. FREE respite care will be provided by the SYNERGY HomeCare staff during Dine & Discuss. Know the 10 Signs...Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. In this discussion, find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and in others. Complimentary meal includes: Pasta, Salad & Dessert. Join SYNERGY HomeCare and The Alzheimer's Association on the last Tuesday of each month for dinner, discussion, and hands-on demonstrations covering a variety of topics. Donations are accepted and will be kept in a sealed box for the duration of the year. The box will be opened at the end of 2017 and all proceeds will be donated to The Alzheimer's Association!

April 1st, 2017 9AM - Dear Jay, Love Dad...Breakfast Event with Jay Wilkinson hosted by Grand Tapestry at Quail Springs. Come Join us for a Free Speaker & Breakfast Event. PLACE: 14201 North Kentucky Avenue - OKC. Hear Jay's stories of his life and the advice he received from his famous father, Oklahoma's own, Bud Wilkinson. You won't want to miss this! Must pre-register- CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Seating is limited. Join this Breakfast of Champions!!

STAND UP FOR SENIORS! Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Seniors, Advocates, Long Term Care Professionals, and Concerned Oklahomans… You are Invited to join us for an important advocacy event at the Capitol to be the voice for all seniors, including the frail elderly, the disabled, and for the future of aging services for all older Oklahomans.
Stand Up for Seniors

  • Arrival Time: Groups begin arriving at 8:30am and continue until 11:30am.
  • Event Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Place: at the State Capitol, 2300 N Lincoln Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK
    We will have a new agenda this year. As groups arrived, they will be briefed on important senior issues and then go to visit Committee meetings and Legislative offices to meet with Legislators. All attendees will receive a Stand Up for Seniors hat, a bag of information, refreshments, and an opportunity to Stand Up for Seniors who need our voices! Please let us know if your organization will be attending and an estimate of the number who will be in attendance. Businesses & interested parties: Please download the flyer to hand out. 

Event Sponsors:LeadingAge Oklahoma Well Preserved with Eunice Khoury Oklahoma Senior Journal Volunteers of America  

Need transportation from Tulsa? It's Easy!! Download the INCOG flyer here.

"Caregiver Stress and Burnout" - Wednesday April 5, 2017 6:00 pm -Join us at Iris Memory Care for this informative talk by Ben Pearce. COST: FREE & open to the public PLACE: 2424 NW 178th Street Edmond, OK 73012 FREE & Open to the public Seating is limited • Learn about what causes caregiver stress and burnout. • Understand the risk factors relating to physical environment, emotional factors, and guilt that can expose caregivers to damaging stress. • Solutions will be offered to prevent the buildup of stress. • Ideas will be shared on how a caregiver can better manage their role in care-taking of a loved one • Suggestions for caregiver relief and information resources will be offered. This event is part of the "Spring into Senior Learning Seminar Series" presented by Iris Memory Care. Please RSVP by March 31st to reserve your place: Call 405-330-2222, ask for Jessie Motsinger or Sherri Hudlow

You are invited! Northwest Oklahoma Christian Women's Group Luncheon- MEETS THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH - noon - 1:30pm. $19. Reservations required
Place: at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club- 3501 Quail Creek Road in OKC
COST: $19.00 at the door for lunch & exceptional speakers

April meeting: April 19th, noon - 1 p.m. Inspirational speaker, "Jed Chappell: Forgiveness is Not Fair"
Special Feature "All Fur Paws" presented by Valeria Petty
Call for reservations by Sunday before event, Elaine (405) 615-8049 or Caroline - 842-5106. Each month's lunch always has an Inspirational Speaker. If you RSVP and can not come please cancel or the organization will have to pay for your lunch. This is a charitable organization that is raising funds to fight human trafficking. This is open to the General Public as well as professionals that love or work with the 50-Plus but all ages are welcome.

Featuring interesting, informative programs, inspiration, and times of connecting with other women.  You do not have to "join" and there are no dues ~ just come when you can!! PUBLIC INVITED. Inspirational Speakers. RESERVATIONS are NECESSARY and CANCELLATIONS are ESSENTIAL. We request payment for unkept reservations.

Also….. "Prayer Connection" You are invited to attend the Prayer Connection Coffee that is always the week prior to the luncheon.  It is from 10:00 to 11:30.  We will have a devotional and then pray for anything that is on our hearts.  It is important that you RSVP to Johnnie Roberts 474-7411.

Come to the "Aging Well Fair" - April 15th from 10 am - 3pm at the Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36th Street. VENDOR OPPORTUNITY! Vendor tables are available for $20.  For Vendor Space or for more Information Call: (405) 943-0827 Join us for this Wellness Fair for all ages, including a variety of health-related exhibits and discussions. Workshops will include talks on posture, meditation, memory, creativity and more. Learn about the latest in senior health and wellness during the free “Aging Well Fair” Local aging and wellness experts will share information about senior health, wellness, nutrition, creativity, financial health and more. No Registration required. https://www.okc.gov/de…/parks-recreation/will-rogers-gardens
3rd Annual Prime of Your Life Senior Expo - April 20, 2017, 8 AM to Noon at Choctaw Road Baptist Church - 14971 E Reno Ave, Choctaw 73020. FREE Admission - Free Refreshments - Free Expert Advice & Info - Prizes and Drawings. Featuring: Eunice Khoury, Host of KTOK 1000 AM popular news radio show, "Well Preserved with Eunice Khoury" and also Deputy Kim Lopez, TRIAD Coordinator with Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office. This event will connect Baby Boomers and Senior Adults with products, services and resources. Information Provided: Insurance & Medicare; Health Care & Long Term Planning Transitional Housing; Senior Citizen Expert Advice; Financial & Banking Services Protecting Yourself from Scams & Frauds. For more information, please contact the Choctaw Area Chamber Office: (405) 390-3303. Download the flyer here. Call: 405.390.3303 or Email: office@choctawchamber.com

Living Better With Arthritis: Arthritis-friendly Cooking Demonstration with Amanda Ford, MS, RD/LD Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. This is part of the Arthritis Foundation Oklahoma Chapter series "Arthritis 101", an education series for people living with arthritis and arthritis related diseases. Ms. Ford will demonstrate how to prepare an arthritis-friendly meal and participants will be able to sample food items from the demonstration.
LOCATION: Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Office 2500 NE 63rd Street Oklahoma City, OK 73111. RSVP to 405.936.3366| jhasel@arthritis.org.

Southern Nazarene University is hosting the Museum of the Bible Lecture Series. Discover the Bible's impact on the arts. “INSPIRED: The Bible’s Impact on the Arts.” This FREE series will allow those in attendance to discover the Bible’s impact on the arts. Space is limited. Tickets are free, but you must RSVP by going to museumofthebible.org/lecture/SNU or by calling 405.996.4900.
PLACE: Royce Brown Building on the SNU campus, 6729 NW 39th Expressway Bethany, OK 73008
WHEN: 7:00 p.m. on the following dates:

Senior Health Fair 2017 At St. Ann’s Retirement Center - 7501 W. Britton Road, OKC, OK 73132 Promoting Healthy Living - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10am-2pm - Grand Theater. Bring your friends and family to our Health Fair & Open House. THIS IS A GREAT VENDOR OPPORTUNITY AS WELL. Healthy Snacks will be served! Entertainment provided! Representatives from various health-related organization will be on hand to discuss health issues and the services they provide. Take a tour of our beautiful community. We will have drawings for wonderful gifts provided by our vendors. Don’t miss this special event! If you have questions, please call Tereasa, Maria or Richard at 721-0747. We hope to see you on April 26th!
“OKALA'S Senior Stroll”- OKALA (Oklahoma Assisted Living Association) WILL HOST a 5k and 1 mile fun walk for the community April 23, 2017. The OKALA Senior Stroll 5k and Fun Walk is to benefit Oklahoman's For Quality Senior Care. There will be 10-20 vendors available. At Stars & Stripes Park / 3701 S Lake Hefner Dr, Oklahoma City, OK. The 1 mile fun run will begin at 8:30AM and the 5k run will begin at 9AM. Online registration is up OR LEARN MORE at the Facebook event page  
COST FOR EACH RACE: 1 mile fun run entry - $10 5k early bird special - $25 pp (NOW until March 1) 5k cost - $30 pp (March 1 - April 22) 5k cost day of - $35 pp (April 23)  T-shirt included, awards available and there are finisher medals for each runner.  SYNERGY HomeCare is a partner for this event.

6th annual Salvation Army Senior Living Fair- April 29th Saturday at 9am to 12:30pm. Join us! FREE event - breakfast served --Takeaway information bags will be given out. Door prizes, Informative breakout sessions. Vendor Opportunity & Sponsored breakout sessions available. 250+ Fifty-Plus attendees - Booth Space Still Available; profit $100, non-Profit or Government is $50. Well Preserved radio show Live remote and HANK FM Live remotes at event. At 2600 NE 63rd, Oklahoma County Health Dept, NE campus. For More Information on Vendor Opportunities, Breakout sessions infomration or event information: call Lisa Sydnor (405) 246-1120. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE.

Join us for our inaugural Golf Tournament! Mulligans for Meals Fundraiser -Monday, July 10 2017 - River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond. Read detailed descriptions below. Edmond Mobile Meals will host their first ever fundraising golf tournament, Mulligans for Meals, on Monday, July 10, 2017 at River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond. Registration & Coffee Start Time -8:00 AM | Shotgun Start - 9:00 AM Lunch & Awards -Immediately Following The golf tournament is a brand new part of Edmond Mobile Meals fundraising effort to support the growing program which provides a nourishing mid-day meal and a wellness check to the homebound elderly and disabled citizens in the community. Edmond Mobile Meals hopes to make this an annual event. For more information on the golf tournament, or to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of the homebound in Edmond, contact Cristi Twenter at cristi@edmondmobilemeals.org.

There are many levels of sponsorship available. Register a Team Today! Registration includes: 18 holes of golf, cart, range balls, light breakfast, lunch, 2 drink tickets, bag drop service and a welcome bag. 4 Person Team Cost = $600. Download a team registration form, register & pay online.

AARP Driver Driver Safety PROGRAM— Why Take a Driver Safety Course? One reason to say yes: discounts on your auto insurance. There are many local locations and dates: Look at the schedule and map here.

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.

Local Senior Events in OKC, Edmond & surrounding metro areas are listed here and updated WEEKLY. Do you know of an Oklahoma senior event we should add? Send us an email

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 meetings

Regular monthly meetings are held at various locations throughout the metro area by TRIAD. 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 and implement community wide solutions.

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

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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.

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Become a volunteer Ombudsman

The ombudsman program is supported by local volunteers who are committed to improving the lives of older persons in institutions. The Area Agencies on Aging Ombudsman Supervisors train, supervise and support the volunteers. Persons interested in volunteering should contact the Ombudsman Supervisor in their area.

Eunice has been an independent agent since 1989, specializing in:

Medicare • Long-Term Care Planning • Retirement Planning