Author Archives: Kenneth Jones
Memory loss, when to worry?
By Germaine L Odenheimer, MD Almost everyone forgets stuff. Ask students after an exam. If I asked a room full of older adults how many have lost their car keys? Hearing aids? Glasses? Teeth? Car in a parking lot? Most of the hands will go up multiple times. Or how many people have had aContinue reading “Memory loss, when to worry?”
Profile of Older Americans
The Profile of Older Americans is an annual summary of the available statistics related to the older population in the United States. It illustrates the shifting demographics of Americans aged 65 and older. It includes key topic areas such as future population growth, marital status, living arrangements, income, employment, and health. This year’s report includesContinue reading “Profile of Older Americans”
OAoA Newsletter October-December 2022
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2022 Oklahoma Alliance on Aging News
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Registration: Senior Day at the Capitol 2023
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We need you!
Serving as president of the Oklahoma Alliance on Aging has been a privilege and honor. But my time is almost up. I am nearing my term limit. As we recruited new officers, we realized we were working with fewer members on our board. Thus, there are fewer people available to serve as officers. There areContinue reading “We need you!”
An Acceptable Loss?
The novel coronavirus of 2019 has had a permanent impact onthe American lexicon. New words and phrases have become commonknowledge, phrases like “personal protective equipment (PPE)”, “withan abundance of caution”, and “social distancing”. But one phrase hascrept back into the conversations of leaders that should have neverbeen spoken. That phrase is, “an acceptable loss”. OursContinue reading “An Acceptable Loss?”
Join the Alliance…
Together we make a difference! The Oklahoma Alliance on Aging, a 501(c) (3), is astatewide non-partisan coalition. The Mission of the Alliance is to identify needs of aging Oklahomans, to educate on issues, and to advocate for solutions.As a member, YOU stay informed on issues pertaining to aging Oklahomans. YOU receive a quarterly newsletter, participateContinue reading “Join the Alliance…”