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February 5, 2013

Oklahomans invited to Senior Day at the Capitol

NORMAN — Oklahomans are invited to the 2013 Senior Day at the Capitol on Feb. 25.

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.

On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on the first floor of the Oklahoma Capitol. The program starts at 10 a.m. in the House Chambers.

Speakers will include Speaker of the House Rep. T.W. Shannon, Sen. Frank Simpson, Rep. David Dank, OKDHS Director Ed Lake and OKDHS Aging Services Division Director Lance Robertson.

Following the program, attendees will have the opportunity to visit with lawmakers to voice their concerns, ideas and needs. Nonprofit agencies will be on site to distribute information about their services.

This year’s event also will feature activities, such as a Tai Chi for Better Balance demonstration and a Senior Voices video project.

Visit www.okseniorday.

com for more information and to pre-register by Friday. To contact OKDHS Aging Services Division, call 521-2281.

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