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.

Mayor’s Proclamation at City Council Meeting

Mayor’s Proclamation “Elder Care Appreciation Month November 2023” Mayor Copeland will proclaim “Elder Care Appreciation Month” during the November 6 City Council meeting.

Community Connect: Most Memorable Veteran Interviews

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

Joe Todd, served in Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Haiti. As a historian with the Oklahoma Historical Society, Joe began interviewing veterans who served in WWI and WWII. Over the past two decades, Joe has interviewed approximately 2,000 veterans and senior citizens throughout northeast Oklahoma. Joe plans to share some of his most memorable interviews with military nurses and WWI veterans. No cost to attend. Open to adults of any age. RSVP by November 3 to Elder Care (918) 336-8500.


Go Travel: Fall Foliage & Hochatown Arts and Craft Festival

Broken Bow Broken Bow, OK, United States

Fall Foliage & Hochatown Arts and Craft Festival This 3-day adventure will take you through the Oklahoma hills, mountains, lakes, and countryside. Experience the best Oklahoma fall foliage and beautiful vistas along the Talimena National Scenic Byway. Talimena Drive is a winding road through the Ouachita National Forest along a mountain ridge that follows the highest peaks in the area. It offers spectacular scenery like Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. At the end of the byway is the Broken Bow resort area, where we will spend time meandering through the nationally acclaimed Beaver Bend Festival and Craft Show. The festival’s highlights include turn-of-the-century craft demonstrators, fine arts and crafts, talented folk musicians, and yummy food. Your senses will come alive as you immerse yourself in the magnificent views and sweet, fresh smells of the changing seasons. There will be free time to explore the area, take a boat ride, shop, or relax. So, get your camera ready, bring along a friend, sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride through Oklahoma and Arkansas' spectacular mountains. Date & Price Thursday - Saturday, November 9-11, 2023 Return on Saturday at 5:00 $650 per person Destinations Beaver Bend Lodge: very nice, beautiful view of the lake, newly remodeled. Just breathtaking and very relaxing. Boat ride if weather permits. More Oklahoma foliage with a drive along Indian Nation Turnpike to McAlester Italian Lunch at Pete’s in Krebs Italian market – Italian sausage, cheese, and more Details Transportation, driver, and hostess All entries, gratuity, and two (2) breakfast Lodging for two nights 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 Speech Therapy?

Thursday, November 9     |  12:00 pm   |  FREE Abigayl Petermann, Speech-Language Pathologist with Foundation Therapy Specialists, will discuss the benefits of their speech services. Brown bag. Free attendance. RSVP to Elder Care (918) 336-8500.

Alzheimer’s in our Community-Dr. Sarah Land, DO

The November 9 event features Dr. Sarah Land, DO, founder and Director of Central States Research in Tulsa. CSR is a dedicated clinical research site that can offer cutting edge treatments in multiple therapeutic areas. Current trials include trials for a range of Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment. Dr. Land is Board Certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry; and National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. RSVP to Elder Care at (918) 336-8500 and email questions for Dr. Land to Angie Thompson, Elder Care Director of Development, at

40th Celebration Fundraising Breakfast

Elder Care's Giving Day and 40th anniversary celebration fundraising breakfast will raise funds to serve  seniors in 2024. Features Jim Bridenstine, former NASA administrator and US Congressman from Oklahoma. Light breakfast, silent auction and more. Cost is $50/ person for general seating and $75 / person for reserved seating and commemorative merchandise. Saturday, November 11 9:30 am - 11:30 am Tri County Tech Event Center 6101 Nowata Rd, Bartlesville, OK 74006 Open House at Elder Care 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - come and go Elder Care 1223 Swan Drive Bartlesville, OK 74006 Purchase tickets from Sept 20 online at or call Elder Care (918) 336-8500.

Ladies Dessert Social

Ladies Dessert Social featuring Penny Quinn and "Christmas Tree Ornaments From the Past."  Enjoy yummy dessert bites and mix and mingle with friends. Penny will share her ornament collection - some of which date back to the 1800's. Get in the holiday spirit with friends who fit! Bring a friend and fit right in. Cost is $10/ person and includes small desserts and a beverage. Desserts by Melody's Creative Cuisine. Wednesday, November 15 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Held at Elder Care

Seniors Connect: Legal & Tax Topics Discussed

Thursday, November 16   |  3:00 pm   |  FREE Bruce Robinett, local attorney, and Debbie Mueggenborg, local CPA, discuss legal and financial topics that impact aging adults. RSVP to Elder Care at (918) 336-8500.

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