Welcome to the OkGEC

The Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center offers education to health professions faculty, health care trainers, health care providers, health care students, direct service workers, and family caregivers throughout the state of Oklahoma.




November 2014: Congratulations to Marie Bernard, MD for receiving the Donald P. Kent award from the Gerontological Society of America.

Dr. Bernard is the founding chairman of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. In October 2008, she relocated to Washington DC and became the deputy director of the National Institute on Aging where her service to older adults has expanded.

Link to GSA web page announcement.

Link to YouTube video shown at the 2014 GSA meeting.



Join OHAI for a day...hear from the experts... at OHAI’s senior health forums.

Bring your family and friends... learn about topics such as:

• Using Medications Safely
• Long Term Care Options
• Effective Communication with Healthcare Providers
• Medicare: Critical Questions to Ask Yourself
• Senior Legal Issues
• Care Transitions

Muskogee, Fri, Sept 19
Stillwater, Fri, Oct 10
Enid, Mon, Oct 20
Poteau, Tue, Oct 21
Lawton, Wed, Oct 22
Oklahoma City, Sat, Oct 25
Ardmore, Tue, Oct 28
Tulsa, Thu, Oct 30
Durant, Thu, Nov 6

Free event with lunch provided!
Register online: www.OHAIforum.com
Or call 1-800-522-0772 ext. 1022


"Diabetes in the Elderly"
"Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation for Urinary and Fecal Incontinence"
"Physiologic Changes with Aging and the Joy of Geriatrics"
"Preventing Pressure Ulcers"

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Tips for Healthy Aging!

November Designations to Consider:
Adopt A Senior Pet Month
Family Stories Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Home Care & Hospice Month
National Long-term Care Awareness Month
International Fraud Awareness Week: 3-9
National Nurse Practioner’s Week: 3-9
National Family Week: 24-30

NEW Materials Under "Geropsych Ed" Menu!

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