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Annual Senior Lifestyle Fair on May 24

This article was archived on 12/7/2016

In partnership with the City of Tulsa, Tulsa Police Department and the Oklahoma Insurance Department, the Third Annual Senior Lifestyle Fair will be held at the Central Park Hall at Expo Square, 1701 S. Sandusky Ave., on Tues., May 24 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Local, state and federal agencies invite senior citizens across Green Country to attend the event, which will focus on senior safety, protection from scams, healthcare and life enrichment. There will also be door prizes, exhibits, entertainment, and educational activities.

Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak and Deputy Police Chief Dennis Larsen will provide the welcome to the audience at 8:30 a.m. Other speakers throughout the day include: Tulsa County Special Judge Terry Bitting, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler and more.

Individuals must register for the event online or by calling TPD Sgt. Alicia Maurer, (918) 596-9209. Senior groups across Tulsa have already signed up to attend, making this one of the largest crime prevention events ever held by the Tulsa Police Department.


8:00 a.m.              Breakfast provided by the Oklahoma Insurance Department (RSVP required)

8:30 a.m.              Welcome: Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak and Tulsa Police Department Deputy Chief Dennis Larsen

8:45 a.m.              Speaker: Ray Walker, Division Director, Senior Medicare Patrol, Oklahoma Insurance Department; "Medicare Fraud: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe"

9:30 a.m.              Speaker: Steve Kunzweiler, Tulsa County District Attorney

"Be Thy Neighbor's Keeper"

9:50 a.m.              Lifestyle Segment: Laughter Yoga with Jessica Allen and Julie Ryker, & Door Prizes

10:00 a.m.           Speaker: Special Judge Terry Bitting, Tulsa County District Court -  "Guardianship"

10:20 a.m.           Entertainment: Capstone the Magician

10:45 a.m.           Speaker: Russell Jones, Adult Protective Services

10:55 a.m.           Speaker: Jenny Johnson, "Travel Tips for Seniors" & Door Prizes

11:10 a.m.           Speaker: Lori Fullbright, KOTV, The News on 6, Anchor & Crime Reporter - "Senior Scams"

11:40 a.m.           Speaker: Teresa Burkett, Attorney at Law

12:00 p.m.           Entertainment: Older and Bolder, plus door prizes

12:10 p.m.           Speaker: Karen Dills, Executive Director, RSVP of Tulsa; "Volunteerism"

12:20 p.m.           Speaker: Dr. Shandini Sharma

12:40 p.m.           Speaker:  AARP - "Employment Opportunities"

1:00 p.m.             Closing Remarks: Tulsa Police Department, Financial Crimes Unit

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