Home & Family

Discover the latest on caregiving, universal design, livable communities, grandparenting, driver safety and more.
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AARP Oklahoma wants to ensure that residents in the state’s nursing facilities receive proper care and attention.
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AARP Oklahoma presented a $3,000 honorary grant check today to Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service to support OSU’s rural broadband outreach program.
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A new law will help ensure that hospitals are providing caregivers the assistance they need so patients can receive proper treatment when they go home.
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Tulsa is one of six cities nationwide participating in a pilot project to connect family caregivers with “hyperlocal” resources when they are searching for help for their loved ones.
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With the 2018 legislative session under way, AARP Oklahoma is pressing for bills related to caregiving, prescription drugs and assisted living facilities.
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Every day, a silent army of 524,000 Oklahomans perform a great labor of love by performing family caregiving duties by helping their parents and significant others remain at home.
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Across a spectrum of political views, 87 percent of likely Oklahoma voters support services that can help people live in their own homes as they age, according to a recent nonpartisan SoonerPoll. Most respondents support home- and community-based services such as hospice care, home health care, visiting nurses, transportation, home-delivered meals, senior centers, help with housekeeping, respite care and a central place for caregiving information.
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  As part of Drive to End Hunger, Oklahoma partnered with the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma on a year-long plan that resulted in the creation and launch of the first dedicated hunger program for seniors in that area.
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