Motivation Month: Session #2 “Lessons from Legos”

Thursday, September 21, from 6pm - 7pm at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Father John O'Neill knows Legos. His hobby with Legos offers surprises and unexpected outcomes. Join us for the final Motivational Month seminar. Open to adults of all ages. Limited seating. RSVP to Elder Care. Call 918-336-8500. Very Reverend John M. O’Neill Bio A native Oklahoman, Fr. John earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and a Minor in Music from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, OK. Through seminary Fr. John earned a two Masters degrees in Theology and a Certificate in Spiritual Direction – all from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Indiana. Fr. John’s career included retail sales and management, operational management, executive recruiting, and volunteer engagement. After attending seminary from 2005 to 2008, he helped formalize and grow the volunteer program at Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma from 500 volunteers a year to approximately 4,000 volunteers a year. In 2011, he earned the designation of Certified Volunteer Administrator (CVA) and was also awarded the Volunteer Administrator of the Year by Volunteer Tulsa. An avid semi-professional musician since high school, Fr. John has owned a recording studio, played multiple venues and events around the country, and continues to use his musical talents to benefit the church and worthy non-profit organizations. Fr. John also builds using Lego, as another outlet for his creativity and to minister to others. Fr. John was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma on July 16, 2016 by Bishop David Konderla, and initially served as the Diocesan Coordinator of Rural Outreach. Currently Fr. John is Pastor of St. John Before the Latin Gate and St. James Catholic Churches in Bartlesville, and serves as the Vidar Forane for the Northern Vicariate of the Diocese. He also serves on the Board of Governors for Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma.

Go Travel: Pioneer Days at Har-Ber Village Grove Day Trip

Her-Ber Village 4404 W 20th Rd, Grove, OK, United States

Pioneer Days at Har-Ber Village Grove Day Trip Fall is in the air as you remember the days of the past. Har-Ber Village is a unique living history museum off the shores of Grand Lake. With Oklahoma’s grandest lake as the backdrop, step back in time among pioneer-era craftspeople, historical displays housed in over 100 cabins with artifacts and exhibits. Stroll the grounds among reenactors and period demonstrations for an authentic Pioneer days experience. And, of course, lunch includes an old fashion barbeque in the pavilion amongst the spectacular fall scenery. Date & Price Friday, September 22, 2023 9:00 am - 5:00 pm $250 per person Details Transportation, driver, and hostess All entries, gratuity, and lunch 6-13 guest 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.

Brain Gains Open House

Brain Gains Open House Friday,  September 22    |   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   |   FREE Abby Petermann, Foundation Therapy Speech-Language pathologist demonstrates how to effectively use the Brain Gains resource room.

Motivation Month: Session #1 “Motion is Your Motivation”

Retired Army Colonel, Craig Flowers, knows motivation. Join us for motivational session #1 on our Motivational Month series and be inspired by Col. Flowers stories and experiences. Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Open to adults of all ages. Limited seating. RSVP to Elder Care. Call 918-336-8500.

Tales From Buffalo Dale

Exclusive to Elder Care - Dale Lewis "Buffalo Dale" local author and film maker will screen his 60-minute documentary film based on his Mullendore murder stories. Light refreshments will be served. Q/A to follow the screening. Call Elder Care by 9/26 to RSVP. (918) 336-8500. 1223 Swan Drive. Open to all adults at no cost.

Oklahoma Parkinson’s Alliance

Oklahoma Parkinson’s Alliance Presents Free Parkinson’s Educational Event  Tulsa, Ok – Oklahoma Parkinson’s Alliance will host a free Parkinson’s Educational Event on Monday, October 2nd at 1:15pm at Eldercare located at 1223 Swan Drive in Bartlesville. Parkinson’s patients, families, and friends are invited to join us. Come and engage with us while learning about NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION AS A TREATMENT FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE. Oklahoma Parkinson’s Alliance mission is Inspiring Hope and Transforming Lives for Parkinson’s Patients and Families in Oklahoma. ​​ With locations in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Lawton, the Oklahoma Parkinson’s Alliance is the premier resource for Parkinson’s Disease support in the state.  As statewide presence continues to grow, connect with the Alliance to stay up to date on the happenings of the Oklahoma Parkinson’s community, new programs, and events near you! For more information call 918-574-8499, email or visit our website at CONTACT INFORMATION: Oklahoma Parkinson’s Alliance Lisa Rutledge 918-574-8499

Community Connect: Alzheimer’s Focus Managing Money

Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK, United States

Join us for the final seminar in our 2023 Connect series, featuring Jacob Guinan, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association. If you or someone you know is facing Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or another chronic illness, it’s never too early to put financial plan in place. Join us to learn tips for managing someone else’s finances, how to prepare for future care costs and the benefits of early planning. Open to all adults at no cost. RSVP by September 27 to Elder Care.


Triad Eye Screening at Elder Care

Elder Care hosts Triad Eye Screenings. Screenings are provided by a licensed Optometrist. Screening is for glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic eye disease, retinal diseases, external diseases of eyes and lids and dry eyes. No dilation used. Free and open to all individuals 55 and older. RSVP is REQUIRED space is limited. Call Elder Care 918-336-8500 to schedule.

Alzheimer’s in our Community-Dr. Jason L. King, MD – Neurologist

The October 10 event features local neurologist, Dr. Jason L. King, MD. Dr. King is part of the Ascension Medical Group St. John Neurology & Stroke Care Bartlesville. King graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2020 after completing a fellowship in vascular neurology. Prior to this, he received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology. Open to adults of all ages. Limited seating RSVP to Elder Care. Call 918-336-8500.  Please email advance questions for Dr. King to Angie Thompson, Elder Care Director of Development, at RSVP here.

Dinner With Friends

Fabulous Food and Fantastic Friends! Catered by Melody’s Creative Cuisine. Buffet style service includes meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetables, and beverage. The cost is $20 per person and space is limited to 30 people. RSVP to Elder Care (918) 336-8500.

Triad Eye Institute: “Cataract Removal & Other Eye Surgeries”

This seminar will feature Dr. Valerie Lobodiak, with Triad Eye Institute Bartlesville, who will discuss cataract and other eye surgeries. Dr. Lobodiak is a board-certified ophthalmologist who practices with an emphasis on cataract removal and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) at Triad Eye Institute. She attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Zoology/Biomedical Sciences and attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma. While there, she was elected to the Alpha Omega Honor Society. She completed her residency at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City. Open to all adults at no cost. RSVP to Elder Care. Call 918-336-8500.

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body: Tips from the Latest Research

While there is currently no way to cure, prevent, or slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, we can offer tips drawn from research for optimizing your physical and cognitive health as you age. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association. Held at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive.

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