On-going events and recurring meetings and activities in OKC Metro
In addition to our events calendar, you can find valuable recurring meetings and activities on this page. Sometimes these group meetings are updated, so PLEASE, ALWAYS CALL FIRST to see if the group location, meeting time and dates are the same.
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 for lunch & exceptional speakers
3rd Wednesdays, noon – 1 p.m. Inspirational speaker and Special Feature always.
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.
Coffee and Creativity presented by the Alzheimer’s Associaton. First Monday of every month 10-11:30 a.m. In conjunction with Edmond Fine Arts Institute Adults with dementia engage in a special class led by art therapists while caregivers relax over coffee provided by Edmond’s Café Evoke. Anyone interested in attending these events to please RSVP to 800-272-3900.
Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups statewide for caregivers of Alzheimer’s and dementia. These are at various times, dates and locations. Check to see if there is a group close to you that fits your needs. Support Groups an be a huge help to families and includes topics such as these upcoming in OKC:
Basics About Dementia, March 30 at 6‐7:30pm; Living with Alzheimer’s – For People with Younger Onset April 2. *All programs are for family caregivers only* RSVP required to attend.
You are invited to “The Senior Class and Professional Services that Love Seniors” Lunch & Learn! WHEN: Third Wednesday, 12 pm – 1 pm; Location: OU Medical Center Edmond – 105 S. Bryant Ave., Edmond, OK 73034, Classroom 1 of the Medical Office Building. Cost: Free, but reservations are required. Our “Senior Class” series is geared toward adults 55 years old and up. Every month we have a different healthcare professional speak about a topic of interest for the this population. The Senior Class meets the third Wednesday of every month except July. Each session is an individual lunch-and-learn so you can sign up for multiple lunch and learns. To sign up or for More Information Call: 405-844-5700
WHO SAYS THERE IS NOT REALLY FREE STUFF! Great products and many are FREE! The National Institute on Aging website has FREE exercise videos/information; exercise logs; nutrition information; downloadable tip sheets, bookmarks, flyers; and much more!
Oklahoma Legal Guide To Long-Term Care The Senior Law Resource Center has published the Oklahoma Legal Guide To Long-Term Care by Catheryn Koss, JD. This 223-page book covers how to access and how to pay for home health care, assisted living, and nursing home care. Topics include Medicare, Medicaid, VA Aid & Attendance, long-term care insurance, hiring a home health aide, residents’ rights, and more. The materials refer specifically to Oklahoma law and provide numerous references to local agencies and organizations. The book provides practical and straight-forward information for elders, caregivers, and professionals to help them understand their long-term care options. It can be ordered through amazon.com (search by either title or author). Click on the following link to view the table of contents and sample chapter. Order Oklahoma Legal Guide To Long-Term Care. Proceeds benefit the Senior Law Resource Center, a non-profit organization providing legal information and services to Oklahoma elders and caregivers. For more information, contact Catheryn Koss, [email protected].
FREE Senior (50-Plus) Computer Classes at Oklahoma City University through the Intergenerational Computer Center (ICC) – Free training to the general public (Especially the 50-Plus) are invited to freely use their walk-in lab with Windows desktops as well as Windows and Mac laptops. The computers offer a wide variety of software applications, such as Rosetta Stone, Microsoft Office, Typing Tutor, and Photoshop. Movie and photo editing are offered at NO COST to participants. In addition, the ICC’s mobile van will travel to senior homes of the Oklahoma Housing Authority, and two senior centers of OKC Parks and Recreation. Finally, they serve homeless Seniors and Adults at Catholic Charities’ Day Shelter. For More Information Please Call or Email Dr. Veronica McGowan(405) 208-6233. Click here to review July ICC Class Schedules or register online
Continuing Education Classes for Seniors are available through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Oklahoma State University. OLLI@OSU is a program of educational courses for people who want to enrich their lives through new learning experiences. Courses on a variety of topics are offered each semester to retirees and other adults in the community. Instructors are qualified volunteers from various career backgrounds, including academia, business, the arts, and government.
Oklahoma County TRIAD – S.A.L.T.(Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) Council Meetings – The TRIAD Program is a free program dedicated to keeping older adults safe. The goal is to educate senior citizens on crimes directed at their age group and how to prevent becoming a victim. Open to the public, these are informative meetings, please attend one to see! They meet monthly in these communities:Oklahoma County TRIAD – S.A.L.T.(Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) Council Meetings – The TRIAD Program is a free program dedicated to keeping older adults safe. The goal is to educate senior citizens on crimes directed at their age group and how to prevent becoming a victim. Open to the public, these are informative meetings, please attend one to see! They meet monthly in these communities:
Village/Nichols Hills – All Soul’s Episcopal Church Luther – Luther Community Building Edmond – Edmond Senior Center Choctaw – Choctaw Police Department Harrah – Harrah Senior Center Jones – Jones City Hall North OKC – India Shrine Center East OKC – OCPD Springlake Division Warr Acres – Warr Acres Community CenterTriad is the Oklahoma county wide group composed of Seniors, Sheriff’s Office and Local Law enforcement committed to bringing crime prevention and safety information straight to the citizens we serve.
The Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma City provides low-income senior citizens, veterans & the homeless with supplemental pet food on a monthly basis. Our mission is to provide food for these pets while helping keep food on the table for their owners. We are dedicated to reducing hunger in pets and the people who love them by providing pet food and pet services to low-income pet owners. Please visit our website at www.petfoodpantryokc.org to learn more or by phone at (405) 664-2858. You can also download an application here if you are in need of assistance.
TRY PiYo! PiYo is inspired by Pilates and Yoga (hence the name PiYo) it focuses on cardio, flexibility, strength and balance all from a mat with no equipment! PiYo is vital to aging gracefully and active daily living. Paulette is on a mission to enlighten active seniors! Available for one-on-one or group training, call Paulette’s Personal Training LLC – Paulette is Ace Certified Personal Trainer / AFAA Certified Group Instructor / PiYo Live Certified Instructor. Paulette is 56 years old and a group instructor for 36 years. Paulette travels to the client’s site whether it’s their neighborhood clubhouse, gym, or home. She is a YMCA group instructor for YMCA member clients. Please contact Paulette Campbell for pricing @ 405-537-6672 or [email protected].
Sunbeam Family Services Free Caregiver Support Groups -multiple locations and times in Oklahoma County:
For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:
Educare OKC Grandparent Support Group
500 SE Grand Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Second Thursday of each month, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Midwest City Grandparent Support Group
11510 SE 15th Street
Midwest City, OK
Third uesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunbeam Family Services
1100 NW 14th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
Last Tuesday of every month, 12 to 1:30 p.m. (Lunch is provided)
701 NE 13th Street
Fourth Wednesday of every month, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Lunch is provided)
Excell Hospice & Home Health
1200 SW 104th
Oklahoma City, OK
Second Tuesday of every month, 12 p.m to 1:30 p.m. (Lunch is provided)
Please call (405) 528-7721 for more information.
(see Events page for the full calendar of local events)