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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 WrightMajority Floor Leader Jon Echols
Majority Whip Terry O’DonnellMajority Leader Mike Sanders
Representative Rhonda BakerRepresentative Carol Bush
Representative Tim DowningRepresentative Chris Kannady
Representative Ryan MartinezRepresentative Pat Ownbey
Representative Todd RussRepresentative Kevin Wallace
Representative Tammy WestSeveral 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 KeepersWellPreserved
OHAIOKALA
Reserve NationalOK Association for Home Care & Hospice
LeadingAge OKOK Silver Haired Legislature
OK Association of Area Agencies on AgingCherokee Elder Care
ValirAARP
OK Seniors ExpoOK Senior Journal
Alzheimer’s AssociationOutreach Health Services
United HealthCareOK 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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