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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018

Seniors, Advocates, Long Term Care Professionals, and Concerned Oklahomans

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Because of the teacher walkout and the thousands of teachers and others rallying at the Capitol, Senior Day was moved to St. Luke’s Church.

The event was a wonderful gathering of seniors, advocates, provides, and legislators, including:

Speaker Pro Tempore Harold Wright Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols
Majority Whip Terry O’Donnell Majority Leader Mike Sanders
Representative Rhonda Baker Representative Carol Bush
Representative Tim Downing Representative Chris Kannady
Representative Ryan Martinez Representative Pat Ownbey
Representative Todd Russ Representative Kevin Wallace
Representative Tammy West Several Senators made the effort to try to get away from the Capitol but were not able to because of the crowds and traffic.

Special thanks to all of the event sponsors:

Comfort Keepers WellPreserved
OHAI OKALA
Reserve National OK Association for Home Care & Hospice
LeadingAge OK OK Silver Haired Legislature
OK Association of Area Agencies on Aging Cherokee Elder Care
Valir AARP
OK Seniors Expo OK Senior Journal
Alzheimer’s Association Outreach Health Services
United HealthCare OK Hospice Care
Ruth Tatyrek  

We are very grateful to St. Luke’s for opening their community to the seniors and advocates to be a part of a thoughtful discussion in a respectful environment in order to bring attention to the important concerns for the elderly and disabled.

Special thanks to Brian Rush, Daily Living Centers, for sharing the event pictures (below)!

Thank you to everyone who made the event a tremendous success!

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