Gathering Place has gone to the dogs! Every Wednesday through October 30, 2019 is Dog Play Wednesday presented by AARP Oklahoma at Gathering Place. Bring your furry friend to the park and explore it together. Our tails are wagging just thinking about it! Please note, all dogs must be on a leash. Dogs are not allowed inside buildings or on the play equipment. Guests are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs.
Although robo-calls have been illegal for a decade (unless you have given the company permission to call you), the calls keep coming. Now, illegal robo-callers use a technique called “spoofing” to make it look like the number is local, matching not only your area code but your three-digit prefix.
Oklahoma ranks among the worst in the nation on several measures of quality of care in nursing homes. This must stop! AARP Oklahoma has created the Nursing Home CARE Plan which is a series of bills that begin to correct the ways in which our state’s most frail and vulnerable are cared for:
More than 524,000 Oklahomans care for older parents, spouses and other loved ones so they can live independently in their homes and communities. These unpaid family caregivers provide 488 million hours of care valued at a staggering six billion dollars annually, according to AARP Oklahoma, the nonprofit and nonpartisan advocacy organization for Americans 50 and older.
Did you know Oklahoma ranks among the worst of states surveyed in the quality of care provided in nursing homes? Join us for a telephone town hall to find out how you can help improve the lives of many of Oklahoma’s most frail and vulnerable. Also, learn about options available to you and your loved ones to remain living independently in your own homes for as long as possible.
Veterans protected our country with sacrifice and service. Now, AARP is working to protect veterans from scams that target veterans and their guaranteed benefits.
As a veteran, you protected our country with your service. Now, let us help you protect yourself from scams that target veterans and your guaranteed benefits.
More than half a million Oklahomans fulfill the vital role of family caregiver. They perform medical tasks, prepare meals and care for loved ones. While caring for a loved one can a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. In an effort to support family caregivers, AARP Oklahoma and area providers are hosting the Oklahoma Caregivers Conference at OU-Tulsa, 4502 East 41st Street, on November 28, 2018. The conference is free and open to the public, although registration is required.
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