Health Essentials Events

September 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 these events "Health Essentials."

A Health Essentials Special Event!

Thursday, Sept. 22
A Taste of Mind, Body and Spirit

Join the INTEGRIS James L. Hall Jr. Center for Mind, Body and Spirit for an evening of experiencing several mind, body and spirit therapies. Participants will enjoy a variety of treatments including massage, yoga, healing touch and more. You will also gain an understanding of how to improve self-talk, learn the art of mindfulness and relish in Mediterranean cuisine consisting of anti-inflammatory delights. This interactive event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in Conference Room C at the INTEGRIS Cancer Institute, 5911 W. Memorial Road. Please dress comfortably in your yoga/work-out clothes and join us for this fun event. Cost: $25

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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.

Tuesday, Sept. 6
PD 101
Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with Parkinson’s disease for decades, this 90 minute seminar taught by representatives of the Parkinson’s Foundation delivers reliable information and timely inspiration for people living with PD. Designed for caregivers and patients, Parkinson’s 101 explains primary and secondary symptoms, updates on research and treatment options, as well as four keys to taking charge of your Parkinson’s experience.

The event will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in the Memorial Conference Room at INTEGRIS Health Edmond, 4801 INTEGRIS Parkway, Edmond.

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Tuesday, Sept. 6
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis) is a progressive interstitial lung disease causing permanent scarring (fibrosis) of the lung tissue. Idiopathic means there is no known cause. Disease management can include supportive care, oxygen, medications and lung transplantation.

Our meetings consist of a 20 to 30 minute education session on a variety of helpful topics, with the rest of the time set aside for you to ask questions, share your stories and provide support for each other.

The support group will be held the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; in Conference Rooms J, K and L, at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, 3300 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73112. If you are on oxygen, please bring enough to last, as there are no oxygen outlets available in the conference rooms. Electrical outlets are available if you use a portable concentrator.

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Tuesday, Sept. 6, Wednesday, Sept. 7 and Friday, Sept. 9
Medicare Information Sessions
If you are turning 65 within the next year, it is time to start thinking about Medicare and your coverage options. Whether you plan to start using your Medicare benefits when you turn 65 or plan on continuing coverage provided by your employer, understanding how it all works can be a little overwhelming. That’s why INTEGRIS Medical Group is hosting a free Medicare educational session.

At this event, you will learn how Medicare works in clear, easy to understand language. You will also learn about additional coverage options such as Medicare Part B (outpatient coverage), Medicare Part D (drug coverage), the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement insurance plans as well as the penalty process for delayed enrollment. In the end, you should feel confident about understanding your coverage options. Feel free to bring a guest and enjoy coffee and bagels on us!

  • Tuesday, Sept. 6, 9-10:30 a.m.
    INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center – Cancer Center East and West
    4401 S. Western
    Oklahoma City, OK 73109
  • Wednesday, Sept. 7, 9-10:30 a.m.
    INTEGRIS Health Edmond – Memorial Classroom
    4801 INTEGRIS Parkway
    Edmond, OK 73034
  • Friday, Sept. 9, 9-10:30 a.m.
    INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center - Conference Rooms F and G
    3300 NW Expressway
    Oklahoma City, OK 73112
Register Online - Sept. 6


Register Online - Sept. 7


Register Online - Sept. 9

Wednesday, Sept. 7
Ask a Dietitian
Do you have nutrition questions you wonder about, but don’t know who to ask? If so, please stop by during our Ask a Dietitian time from noon to 2 p.m. at INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline, Suite 100. No reservations are necessary; just come and go during the stated hours. The focus is on general nutrition and is not intended to address therapeutic diets or replace medical nutrition therapy. This monthly service is free of charge and open to the public.

Thursday, Sept. 8, and Thursday, Sept. 15
Medicare Changes in 2016

John Vincent, certified senior health insurance counselor, will share some helpful tips for self-managing your health care for best cost, coverage and convenience.

  • Thursday, Sept. 8, 2 to 3 p.m.
    INTEGRIS Southwest, Cancer Center Conference Room
    4401 S. Western Ave.
  • Thursday, Sept. 15, 2 to 3 p.m.
    INTEGRIS Health Edmond, Memorial Conference Room
    4801 INTEGRIS Parkway, Edmond
Register Online - Sept. 8


Register Online - Sept. 15

Tuesday, Sept. 13 and 27
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 or register for our new online version to learn more about the variety of surgical weight loss procedures available depending on your needs including the new ReShape procedure. ReShape is the first-of-its-kind non-surgical weight loss procedure that uses advanced integrated dual balloon technology to help people with mild to moderate obesity lose weight.

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. The online seminar is available at and includes a series of interactive videos and summary reviews. Participants should plan on allowing at least two hours to complete the online seminar. Call the INTEGRIS HealthLine at 405-951-2277 for more information or to register.

Register Online - Sept. 13


Register Online - Sept. 27

Wednesday, Sept. 14
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 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., 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. The class will be held at INTEGRIS Canadian Valley, Conference Rooms A/B, 1201 Health Center Parkway, Yukon.

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Wednesday, Sept. 14
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 in the Memorial Conference Room at INTEGRIS Health Edmond, 4801 INTEGRIS Parkway, Edmond, OK 73034. Reservations are required.

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Thursday, Sept. 15
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.

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Wednesday, Sept. 21
More Matters

The slogan “more matters” pertains to eating fruits and vegetables. It’s not just a matter of eating more of them, but it’s also important to eat a variety of different ones. The term “phytonutrients” is a broad term for an array of compounds produced by plants. These compounds are believed to play an important role in human health. One of the best ways to enhance your diet is to focus on eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables! Join Karen Massey at 10 a.m. at the INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline, Suite 100.

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