Oklahomans are invited to the State Capitol on Monday, Feb. 24 for the 2014 Senior Day at the Capitol. The annual event is a chance for Oklahoma’s seniors and their advocates to discuss the needs of the more than 711,000 Oklahomans age 60 and older. The event is free and open to the public.
Onsite registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on the first floor of the Capitol. The program starts at 10 a.m. in the House Chambers.
Speakers will include Sen. Frank Simpson, Rep. David Dank, Sen. Jim Halligan, Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Ed Lake and DHS Aging Services Director Lance Robertson.
Before and after the program, attendees have the opportunity to visit with lawmakers to voice their concerns, ideas and needs. Nonprofit agencies will be onsite to distribute information about their services.
Visit www.okseniorday.com for details and to pre-register by Feb. 7. Onsite registration will also be available. Call the Senior Info-Line at 800-211-2116 for more information.