skip to Main Content

Senior Services

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Elder Service Department was created in 1999 as a responsibility to further develop and enhance services for the growing elderly population, defined as persons 55 years of age and older. This responsibility includes establishing supportive services to improve the quality of life for citizens that are 55 years of age or older, the frail, the impaired, and for those citizens who are in need.

We also provide an avenue for social interaction and development through a monthly elders meeting, local trips, and group travel to cultural activities and events such as Elder Games, Grandparents Day Celebrations and a Holiday Luncheon.

All communities, churches, ceremonial grounds, and elder groups are encouraged to share information about activities with the Elders Department in order to disburse information and create unity nationwide.

Our Mission

Under the direction of the Elders Advisory Committee, the mission of the Vculvke Vfvstetv Elder Services Department is to follow the guidance of our Elder Citizens meeting their present needs by providing supportive services through a community based system for all elders.

Vculvke Vfvstetv
Elders Advisory Committee

The Vculvke Vfvstetv Elders Services Advisory Committee shall be established in compliance with federal regulations or by Tribal law with the assistance of the manager of the Elder Services Department. The committee is merely an advisory committee; it is not a governing body and has no policy-making power. The committee can offer advice regarding the overall operation of the Elder Services Department to the department manager and the committee shall consist of one (1) elder member from each chartered community.

Supplemental Services

Lawn Service Program Guidelines

• Must present Muscogee (Creek) Citizenship Card
• Must be 65 years or older
• Must be home while crew is mowing
• Crew must be warned of any hazards (pipes, boards, tree stumps, etc)
• Yard must be clear of debris, trash, bottles, etc
• Animals must be placed indoors or tied up
• Will weed-eat only when time and schedule allows
• WE DO NOT BRUSHHOG
• We do not mow large acreage
• Please contact Arbor Care for removal of trees, limbs, etc. (918) 752-8577

Winter Services Guidelines

• Must present Muscogee (Creek) Citizenship Card
• Must be at least 55 years or older
• Must be home while crew is there
• Animals must be placed indoors or tied up
• Please contact Arbor Care for removal of trees
• Light Maintenance (changing light bulbs, batteries in smoke detectors, some weatherizing)
• Spray for insects around the outside of the home
• Cut/Gather/Deliver firewood (as schedule allows)
• Clean Gutters
• Must reside within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Senior Services Department ask that each Community within the Muscogee (Creek) Nation make a list of the type of work requested so we can create a daily schedule. We will need names, addresses, contact telephone numbers and Roll numbers.

If you have any questions about any of the services listed please contact the Senior Services Department at (918) 732-7699 or (918) 732-7765.

Staff

Manager
(918)732-7699

Christy Carson
Office Manager
(918)732-7765
ccarson@mcn-nsn.gov

Maintenance

(918) 732-7731

Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Senior Services Department
PO Box 580
Hwy 75 & Loop 56
Okmulgee, OK 74447

(918) 732-7699
(918) 732-7765

Back To Top