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The Loving Art of Letter Writing

August 12, 2021 | By Mallery Nagle Content originally appeared in Edmond Life & Leisure See Full Article Here You probably remember the last time you got something in the snail mail that wasn’t a bill or a piece of junk mail. Sadly, letter writing is a dying art form. Texts and e-mails have all but snuffed the life out of communication’s once scared trinity of pen, paper and postage stamp. But two women with Oklahoma ties are taking the …

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Visit Concordia at Oklahoma Second Half Expo on Oct. 16

Oklahoma’s Second Half Expo will take place at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The expo celebrates older adults and prepares them with everything they need to navigate the second half of life.   Concordia will host a booth at the event and provide an educational breakout presentation to help seniors prepare for the future. The all-day event is free to attend. Learn more here: https://secondhalfexpo.com/.  …

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JOURNAL RECORD: Robertson named to board at Villages OKC

August 4, 2021 | See Full Article Here OKLAHOMA CITY – VillagesOKC has welcomed Lance Robertson to its board of directors.  Robertson previously served as lead for aging and disability issues at the federal Department of Health and Human Services, where he managed a $4 billion budget, 36 programs and a research institute. He also is a former head of aging services at the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. He spent 12 years in leadership roles for Oklahoma State University’s Gerontology Institute …

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Free Program Helps Metro Seniors Navigate Complexities of Downsizing with Dementia

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 26, 2021) – To help seniors and their families navigate downsizing due to dementia or other memory-related issues, Oklahoma City’s Senior Living Truth Series will host a free seminar at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club on Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. Called “Downsizing with Dementia: Options, timing and transitions,” the conversation is part of a monthly education program founded by Dr. Nikki and Chris Buckelew.  “Making decisions both with or for someone suffering from memory impairment can be …

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