Restoring Dignity, Supporting Friendship, and Maintaining Stability

Sunbeam’s Senior Services consists of volunteer opportunities to serve seniors, support groups for caregivers and grandparents who are raising their grandchildren, and respite for caregivers. This program encourages independence and self-sufficiency by helping Oklahoma seniors stay active in their lives, connect to their communities and support aging in place. 

Learn more about Sunbeam’s Senior Services programs:

  • Caregiver Engagement Program, – Provides support groups, access to resources and trainings to families caring for loved ones which includes:
    • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren  – Provides help and hope to grandparents raising their grandchildren.
      • Sunbeam Family Services is once again providing free school supplies to grandparents, age 55 and older, who are raising their own grandchildren in the absence of parents in the home and live in Oklahoma, Cleveland, Canadian or Logan County.  For more information call (405) 609-8812.
    • Powerful Tools for Caregivers  – Evidence -based educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend.
    • Senior Engagement Volunteer ProgramThis program encourages independence and self-sufficiency by helping Oklahoma seniors stay active in their lives, connected to their communities, and supports aging in place.  To volunteer or participate in the program contact Melva Franklin, Senior Engagement Volunteer Coordinator, at (405) 609-8930 or email mfranklin@sunbeamfamilyservices.org.

For assistance, email seniorservices@sunbeamfamilyservices.org or call (405) 609-1987.

Other Resources to Support Seniors

There are more options available to help seniors such as:

Provided by Sunbeam Family Services through a Title III Older Americans Act Grant from Areawide Aging Agency and community partners. The Caregiver Fundamentals Program makes no distinction on the grounds of race, color, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, religion, or disability. A portion of the project costs are met by state and federal Older Americans Act funds from Areawide Aging Agency and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Aging Services Division. There are no costs to participants; however, donations are accepted. Suggested donation per services: Information Services, $1/activity; Access Assistance, $1/activity; Support Group, $2.50/meeting; Respite, $2.50/visit; School Supplies, $5/family; and Training Seminar, $5/seminar.