The Life Center is a resource for all caregivers in the community and an engaging program for older adults with health issues or disabilities. The Center is dedicated to encouraging adults who have become isolated to reengage and connect to life in a safe, community environment while providing support to anyone assisting in caring for these adults. The Center is committed to continual provision of services to meet the needs of both the Participant and the Caregiver.
The LIFE Center is...
A place of Engagement:
- We provide quality services designed to engage each person as an individual
- We train our staff to focus on the participant and their caregiver to meet the needs of both individuals and their families
- We encourage community and life re-engagement for both the caregiver and the participant
- We offer choices and decision making opportunities for all participants
- We accept all participants in the program regardless of disability, health issue, education, race, creed, country of origin, or sexual orientation
- We acknowledge and validate the emotions of the caregiver and provide an outlet for open dialogue and finding support services
- We admit all those in need of the center’s services regardless of financial resources
- We continually provide positive reinforcement to each individual to promote healthy levels of self-esteem
- We ensure an environment of positive attitudes and focus on the strengths of each Participant
- We provide experiences that are challenging but result in a beneficial outcome for each Participant
- We offer reassurance to caregivers in order to alleviate stress and guilt and improve mental health
- We strive to maintain knowledge of current resources, education, and programs that may be a resource for caregivers
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The LIFE Center is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit organization licensed by the Oklahoma Department of Health. The Center is a United Way agency and is directed by a board of local, concerned citizens.