AARP Oklahoma

Craig Davis

Biography:

Associate State Director of Communications for AARP Oklahoma since 2008.

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Executive Council Member Mary Overall Reflects on Attending White House Conference on Aging

Posted on 07/22/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Editor’s note: Oklahoma City resident Mary Overall, a member of the AARP Oklahoma Executive Council, represented AARP at the White House Conference on Aging in July. WOW – WHAT A CONFERENCE! By Mary Overall, MS, BS The 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) was very exciting and an overwhelming success, with over 250 invited guest to the White House and 625 individuals joining remotely from around the nation to participate in the conference. According to conference planners it is …

AARP Study: Oklahoma Family Caregivers Provide $6.1 Billion in Unpaid Care; Register for Caregiving Webinar August 5th

Posted on 07/20/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

  Family caregivers in Oklahoma provided 488 million hours of care—worth an estimated $6.1 billion —to their parents, spouses and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update. AARP Oklahoma State Director Sean Voskuhl says the report demonstrates the need for increased support of 524,000 caregivers in the state. As part of the association’s commitment to caregivers, Voskuhl announced AARP will host a free webinar to discuss the CARE …

Register for Webinar “CARE for the Oklahoma Caregiver” August 5th

Posted on 07/17/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

AARP will host a free webinar to discuss the CARE Act, a new caregiving law that is giving family caregivers new rights and supports in the Sooner State. “CARE for Oklahoma Caregivers: Exploring a New State Law & State Resources That Will Help You Care for a Loved One,” will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, August 5th.  Register for the free webinar Presenters will include AARP Oklahoma State Director Sean Voskuhl and Dr. Whitney A. Bailey, Associate Professor and …

AARP & Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Partner to Help Thousands of Family Caregivers in Communities throughout Oklahoma

Posted on 07/7/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

  AARP Oklahoma and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service are teaming up to help thousands of current and future family caregivers in communities across the state get the resources and education they need to care for their loved ones. The two organizations today announced a new partnership to develop resources, tool kits and educational opportunities focused on caregiving. Announcing the partnership, AARP said it has launched a caregiving text campaign that will connect Oklahomans to caregiving resources from AARP and Cooperative …

AARP Oklahoma Seeks Nominations for 2015 Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on 06/22/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

  AARP Oklahoma is now taking nominations for the 2015 Andrus Award for community service now through June 28th. The Andrus Award, named for AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, recognizes community leaders who share their experiences, skills, and talent to enrich the lives of others. Andrus Award eligibility requirements: Nominees must be 50 or older; The achievements, accomplishments or service on which nominations are based must have been performed on a volunteer basis, without pay; The achievements, accomplishments or …

AARP Invites Public to Free Screening of “Still Alice” June 18th in OKC; Highlights Important Role of Oklahoma Caregivers

Posted on 06/8/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

  (SPECIAL) – AARP Oklahoma is partnering with News 9 to host a special film screening to raise awareness of a new caregiving law and recognize the nearly 600,000 Oklahoma caregivers who perform a great labor of love every day – caring for older parents, spouses, friends and neighbors. In connection with its I HEART CAREGIVERS initiative, AARP is inviting the public to watch the award-winning film Still Alice at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 18th at the Oklahoma City Museum …