We support the elderly and those who care for them.
We offer free materials on the following:
In addition, The Senior Law Resource Center's attorneys are dedicated to providing low-cost services and free advice on the following legal matters:
Please call or email us with any questions you may have in these areas. Also consider clicking the Red Button on the left of your screen and supporting the Senior Law Resource Center.
In Oklahoma today, there are more than 708,000 people who are 60 or older. That means seniors comprise more than 19% of the entire population of Oklahoma. Of the senior population in Oklahoma, 10 % are impoverished.
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias among the elderly increase the need for long-term care, either at home to supplement informal caregiving, or in a long-term care facility. Due to age, medical issues, and time constraints, caregivers and seniors have decreased mobility, making it difficult to access necessary legal services and resources. Additionally, seniors and caregivers cannot understand, or may lack knowledge of, many legal issues, such as surrogate decision-making, end-of-life planning, and navigating the complexities of applying for Medicaid.
Annually, our attorneys, with help from law student interns, have handled over 700 calls and emails from seniors and caregivers seeking legal advice.
addition to providing one-on-one legal services, the Senior
Center partnered with the Oklahoma
Association for Healthcare Ethics to develop a new video on how to complete Oklahoma’s Advance
Directive for Health Care form. These dvds, along with thousands of copies of
our four printed publications, have been distributed across the state through
In addition to giving free information to hundreds of elders and caregivers, we will provide free legal services to homebound seniors and seniors confined to facilities who would not otherwise be able to access legal assistance.