Health Essentials Events


February 2016
 
INTEGRIS Health's mission is to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. That's why we strive to provide you with the information you need to maintain good health. INTEGRIS offers dozens of monthly events with that goal in mind. We call those events "Health Essentials."

FEATURED EVENTS

Reservations are required for all events unless otherwise noted. All events are held in Oklahoma City unless otherwise noted.

For more information on any of the events or to make reservations, click the "Register Online button or call the INTEGRIS HealthLine at 405-951-2277 or 888-951-2277.

February 2016
Challenge Yourself: Health and Fitness

Ready to get healthy, but don't know where to start? Join the East Zion District Men's Association, Oklahoma City Community Foundation, and the INTEGRIS Men's Health University's Men's Fit Club for a six month program consisting of metabolic fitness, nutrition education and wellness management. The INTEGRIS "Challenge Yourself: Health and Fitness" program focuses on prevention of obesity and hypertension by providing health lectures, exercise classes, nutrition classes and demonstrations, and screenings and referral resources.

Metabolic Fitness Class
Tuesdays and Thursdays

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Frederick Douglas Mid-High School (main entrance)
900 Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Nutrition Education Class
Second Thursday of the month

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Frederick Douglas Mid-High School (main entrance)
900 Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Wellness Management Class
Fourth Thursday of the month

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Frederick Douglas Mid-High School (main entrance)
900 Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73117

For more information or to register, contact the INTEGRIS HealthLine at 405-951-2277.

Saturday, Feb. 6
Cardio Step

Join Randy Hulin for a great cardio workout to start your weekend. The class will be held at 8:30 a.m. in Studio 1 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Free for PACER members; $10, for non-members.

Register Online

Tuesday, Feb. 9
Chocolate and Coffee and Black Beans, Oh My!

What could these three items possibly have in common? Well, besides being great for your heart health by contributing polyphenols and helping your body with regulating cholesterol levels, they are all ingredients in a scrumptious dessert! Please join us for this nutrition event as Pam Patty, RD, LD, community dietitian with INTEGRIS Health, demonstrates how to make Black Bean Brownies. This recipe is bound to satisfy your sweet tooth, while helping to keep your heart strong and happy. GO RED!

The presentation is scheduled from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Conference Room at INTEGRIS Health Edmond, 4801 INTEGRIS Parkway, Edmond, OK 73034.

Register Online
Tuesday, Feb. 9 and 23
Surgical Weight Loss Seminar

Since 2006, the INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center has performed hundreds of primary surgical weight loss procedures, exceeding the national average in all weight loss categories. The center is designated as an accredited center of excellence facility by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

Join Hamilton S. Le, M.D., medical director of the INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center, for a free informational seminar. All surgical weight loss procedures are carefully reviewed and explained and attendees are given the opportunity to have questions asked and answered.

The free presentation will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the James L. Henry Auditorium at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, 3300 NW Expressway. Call the INTEGRIS HealthLine at 405-951-2277 for more information or to register.

Register Online - Feb. 9

 

Register Online - Feb. 23
Wednesday, Feb. 10 and 24
Tips for Coping with Hearing Loss

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 48 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss. With 20 percent of the population being affected, hearing loss is a public health issue third in line after heart disease and arthritis. Please join staff members of the Faye Donalson Hearing Helpers Demonstration Room as they discuss hearing loss and how to cope with it. Included will be a demonstration of assistive devices for enhanced daily living, technological advances in hearing-related issues, community resources and consumer information. A wide variety of assistive devices will be on display. Staff members will be available to answer your individual questions following the presentation.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 10, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
    INTEGRIS Southwest, Cancer Center Conference Room, 4401 S. Western
  • Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
    INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline Ave., Suite 100
Register Online - Feb. 10

 

Register Online - Feb. 24

Wednesday, Feb. 10
Better Breathers Club: Lung Disorders Support Group

Are you ready to breathe easier? If you have been diagnosed with a lung disorder such as COPD, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema or cystic fibrosis, you could benefit from the Better Breathers Club at INTEGRIS Health Edmond.

Better Breathers offers you the opportunity to learn to cope with lung disorders and their symptoms while receiving the support of others who share in your struggles. Each session features educational presentations on a wide range of topics.

  • Talking with your physician
  • Nutrition
  • Breathing techniques
  • Home health care
  • Medical tests
  • Exercise

  • This support group meets from 4 to 5 p.m. the second Wednesday every month at INTEGRIS Health Edmond in the Memorial Conference Room, 4801 INTEGRIS Parkway, Edmond, OK 73034. Reservations are required.
Register Online
Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14
Cycle

Come cycle with Sandy Kimerer for your weekend workouts! Control your own intensity level by using strength (resistance) and speed (cadence). Come ready to sweat! Bring water and a towel.

The class will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, in Studio 6 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Free for PACER members; $10, for non-members.

Register Online - Feb. 13

 

Register Online - Feb. 14
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Heart Smarts

While most people associate February with Valentine's Day, health educators like to focus on ways to keep the heart healthy. Choosing heart-healthy foods is a great way to keep the ticker going strong.

Join Karen Massey, RD, LD, for nutrition tips that decrease artery-clogging risk. The discussion will be held at 10 a.m. at INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline Ave., Suite 100.

Register Online
Thursday, Feb. 18
Caregiver Support Group
Psychology Supporting Positive Outcomes
INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation

This support group is offered only for caregivers of patients with any chronic medical condition. Caregivers will be able to connect with others, express their feelings, and gain insights from those going through similar challenges.

Contact respite care, private duty caregivers or a trusted friend/family member to provide care for your loved one so that you may join us.

Classes are facilitated by Allie Weaver, CRC, and Mary Ryan, M.S.W., and are held the third Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Jones Education Room, INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation, 4219 S. Western Ave.

Register Online
Thursday, Feb. 18
INTEGRIS Cancer Institute Fireside Chat

Psychosocial Effects of Cancer on the Patient and Family
Join the INTEGRIS Cancer Institute for their ongoing Fireside Chat series. This spring’s session will feature neuropsychologist Robb Matthews, Ph.D., with an educational presentation focusing on Psychosocial Effects of Cancer on the Patient and Family. This session will be presented from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the INTEGRIS Cancer Institute at Southwest Medical Center, 4401 S. Western, Oklahoma City, OK 73109.
Tuesday, Feb. 23
Don't Be Bamboozled!
The Oklahoma County Triad is a group of local law enforcement and older/retired persons working together to reduce criminal victimization of the elderly. You are invited to come learn from Sheryl Presley, the Oklahoma City Police Department's Triad coordinator, as she speaks about current frauds and scams. The best way to protect yourself is to know about the scams and frauds circulating through the area and how to avoid them.

This presentation will be held at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Conference Room at INTEGRIS Health Edmond, 4801 INTEGRIS Parkway, Edmond, OK 73034.
Register Online
Saturday, Feb. 27
Zumba

Get into your weekend groove by starting it off with Melissa Beattie's fun Zumba workout!

The class will be held at 8:30 a.m. in Studio 2 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Free for PACER members; $10, for non-members.

Register Online

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