Economic Trends & What’s Happening in Bartlesville?

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

Join us to hear from banking industry professional, Josh Randolph, Regional Manager and Executive Vice President of Arvest Wealth Management in Bartlesville provide an update and outlook on the current market and economic conditions affecting your money and finances. Curious about new businesses coming to Bartlesville or changes in our community landscape? Bo Ball joins the seminar for a brief update on what’s happening in our community. No cost to attend. Open to all adults in the community. RSVP to Elder Care by March 16.



Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

Elder Care offers a gentle yoga class from 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm. Open to all adults. Limited to 8 per class, with a minimum of 5 participants to make a class. Call Elder Care. 918-336-8500. Begins 4/4 and ends May 25.

Spring Floral Arrangement – Charcuterie Board Mash Up!

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

Join us for a Spring Floral Arrangement Charcuterie Board Mashup! Betsy Faust of Honey’s Flowers will show how to make an amazing arrangement for the season. Melody of Melody’s Creative Cuisine will provide everything we need to make a fabulous grazing board. Take your flowers home to enjoy later, and enjoy your grazing creation at the party. Beverages provided. Open to all adults. Payment is needed at registration and includes all materials. Don’t miss this unique social! Register Here

POWER HOUR! What About it?

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

The second Thursday of each month is dedicated to learning more about Elder Care’s many programs. This session of POWER HOUR will feature Josh Lindblom, PT, DPT, Foundation Therapy Specialists Director of Therapy. You'll learn about the benefits of physical therapy and how easy it is to access one-on-one therapy. No cost to attend. RSVP by calling (918) 336-8500.

Global Realities Part 1: Displaced Families in Ukraine

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

Former Bartians, Jim and Pam King, provide an educational seminar on how displaced Ukrainian families find shelter in churches and buildings during the difficulties of war. This insight into current Ukrainian life comes from their own experiences helping families cope. No cost to attend. Open the community. RSVP by 4/7 to Elder Care. 918-336-8500.

Community Panel: Alzheimer’s

Join Elder Care as a panel will discuss how professionals work with clients who may be experiencing cognitive issues. The panel of experts includes an attorney, financial advisor, neurologist, social worker, and clinical practice. No cost to attend. Open to the public. RSVP to Elder Care at (918) 336-8500.

Community Connect: What are YOU Missing? Audiologist sheds light on hearing health.

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

May is speech and hearing month! Join us as we share information about hearing loss and address hearing health. Do you have questions about when hearing devices are needed or what type of device is best? Dr. Andrea Wagner from Advance Hearing Care, downtown Bartlesville, will offer more information about hearing health including: how normal hearing works the different types of hearing loss an explanation of over-the-counter hearing aids vs prescription hearing aide and when to consider amplification/hearing aids/cognitive implications Elder Care's speech pathologist, Abigayl Petermann, MS CCC-SLP, rounds out the seminar by highlighting speech therapy and its benefits. No cost to attend. Open to all adults. RSVP by 5/1 to Elder Care.

Go Travel: A Day of Inspiration Tulsa Day Trip

Tulsa Glassblowing School 7440 E 7th St, Tulsa, OK

Colorful and delicate glass sculptures adorn the walls and shelves at the Tulsa Glassblowing School. A two-hour glass-blowing class offers an opportunity to create something unique and special. Or watch the creative process as the glassblowers work. Instructors teach how to use basic tools to create and kiln-fire simple forms, such as ornaments and paperweights. You will carry home your beautiful, created memento from your glassblowing session. Lunch on the river and later explore some famous glass-blowing artist creations like Dale Chihuly. Date & Price Thursday, May 4, 2023 (DATE CHANGED FROM APRIL 20) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm $200 per person Destination Two-hour glass-blowing class includes materials for your own handmade glass-blown project See displays from famous glass blower artist, Dale Chihuly Lunch on the river Details Transportation driver and hostess All Museum entries, gratuity, and lunch Max people 6-13 max Registration How To Sign Up Signups for trips will be made through Go Global (either online or by phone). For participants’ safety, travel registrations and trip liability waivers must be completed and returned to Go Global prior to boarding the bus. If trips exceed the number of seats available, additional trips will be arranged to accommodate guests.

Power Hour: What About Case Management?

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

The second in a series highlighting the many programs at Elder Care helps unpack this unique program - Case Management.  Learn from Director, Deanna Dodson, CMS/CQIM, what Case Management is all about and how you could benefit from it. Open to all at no cost. RSVP by May 6 to Elder Care. 918-336-8500

The Good, The Bad, The BBQ

Hughes Ranch 63 County Rd 2696, Bartlesville, OK

Elder Care Announces Annual Fundraising Event On May 13, 2023, Elder Care will celebrate its 25th The Good, The Bad, & The BBQ  fundraiser to benefit programs and services at Elder Care. Location: Hughes Ranch, just minutes from downtown Bartlesville on Highway 123. The outdoor fundraiser will be held under a large party tent and includes a BBQ dinner, music and dancing, and live and silent auctions. A cash bar will be available. The live and silent auctions feature travel packages, unique jewelry pieces, private parties, tickets to sporting events, one-of-a-kind artwork, and many more items. Tickets go on sale March 1 and may be purchased online at or by calling Elder Care at (918) 336-8500. Individual event tickets are $100 each or $1,000 for a reserved table of 8. Guests must pre-register by May 1, 2023. The Good, The Bad, & The BBQ benefits Elder Care programs and raises awareness of services affecting aging adults who desire to remain healthy and independent as they age. Event funds raised will directly impact program costs for seniors and their support systems. Elder Care is the area’s leading non-profit provider of services for seniors and their caregivers. Services include care management, in-home care, an adult day health activity center, caregiver support, a specialized health clinic, and outpatient therapy. Elder Care primarily serves adults over 60 living in Washington, Nowata, and Osage counties. Some services are available for adults of any age. For more information about Elder Care, visit, or call (918) 336-8500. Elder Care is a United Way partner agency. To learn more, visit

Alzheimer’s Association Presents: Living With Alzheimer’s for Younger-onset Alzheimer’s”

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

Jacob Guinan of the Alzheimer’s Association will present information to help individuals and families recognize symptoms at any age, especially at 55-65 years of age; and guide them toward proper resources. When someone under 65 is diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, the first reaction is often shock or denial. In this seminar, you’ll hear from those directly affected to learn how to plan and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease. No cost to attend. Open to adults of any age. RSVP by May 9 to Elder Care.


Community Connect: Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK

At any age, there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. Jacob Guinan, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association, will present tips from the Alzheimer’s Association's latest research program. This seminar covers four significant lifestyle areas that impact habits associated with healthy aging. No cost to attend. Open to adults of any age. RSVP by 5/31 to Elder Care.


About Elder Care

Elder Care’s mission is to ensure that mature adults live happy, healthy, independent lives. We are a non-profit organization designed to be the central coordinator of services for mature adults and their families. We take pride in being a professional resource for aging services in Washington, Nowata, and Osage counties.

Have Questions?

Angie Thompson
Elder Care Development Director
(918) 336-8500