Health Essentials Events

Saturday, Nov. 1
INTEGRIS Men’s Health University 10th Anniversary

Men’s health is no game. Join INTEGRIS Men’s Health University for free men’s health screenings from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bricktown Chevy Event Center, 429 E. California Ave., Oklahoma City.

Free checkups include stroke assessment; hearing, vision, lung function, blood pressure and cholesterol and glucose screenings. Receive fitness information and health resources, check out the South Oklahoma City Chamber Trade Show featuring products and services from businesses in the area, and enjoy the Southern Thunder Car Show.

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

Saturday, Nov. 1
Foam Rollers: Deep Muscle Stretching

Want to learn a new way to stretch your muscles? Join fitness expert Denise Burns for deep muscle stretching using the popular foam roller. It’s time to try something different! Foam rollers will be provided.

Class will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Studio 2 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: No charge for PACER members; $10, non-members.

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Tuesday, Nov. 4, Thursday, Nov. 13, and Friday, Dec. 5
Holiday Grief Support

The holiday season is usually a wonderful time of year filled with happy memories, but some may find it more difficult than others when experiencing grief during the holidays. INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center and INTEGRIS Hospice Services are offering this seminar especially for those who may benefit from additional support during this time of year. Each session is facilitated by Marla Mercer Cole, M.S., licensed professional counselor certified in thanatology: death, dying and bereavement.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 4, 3-5 p.m.
    INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center
    Cancer Institute Conference Room
    4401 S. Western
    Register Online
  • Thursday, Nov. 13, 3-5 p.m.
    INTEGRIS Health Edmond
    Memorial Classroom
    4801 INTEGRIS Parkway, Edmond
    Register Online
  • Friday, Dec. 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
    INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center
    5100 N. Brookline, Suite 100
    Register Online


Tuesday, Nov. 4
INTEGRIS Mind/Body Essentials
How to Live the Healthiest Life

Join the James L. Hall Jr. Center for Mind, Body and Spirit in welcoming Sarah Yoakam, M.D., integrative medicine physician, as she shares her most important lessons learned as both a doctor and a patient through her battle with a life-changing illness. Dr. Yoakam completed her fellowship in integrative medicine with Andrew Weil, M.D., and developed her own mind-body-spirit path to “the new normal.” Don’t miss this informative presentation and gain new tools to live your healthiest life.

The presentation will be held at 6 p.m. in Conference Rooms G and H at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center.

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Friday, Nov. 7
Hooray for the Holidays … And All The Wonderful Food That Comes With Them!

Unfortunately for some, preparing that food may be a bit overwhelming. Pam Patty, RD, LD, will demonstrate how to make some old family favorites with a new twist, focusing on using fresh and simple ingredients and a more “hands on” preparation method. Samples will be provided. Please join us from 9 to 10:30 a.m., in the basement auditorium of INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center, 4401 S. Western Ave.

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Friday, Nov. 7
Shop Talk: Eight Ways to Stress-less

INTEGRIS PACER fitness instructor Gail Sullivan will lead this informative presentation on stress relief and relaxation. Learn eight tips to de-stress and finish with an instructor led relaxation. A great way to begin your holiday season. Class will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Studio 2, at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: No charge for PACER members; $10, non-members.

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Saturday, Nov. 8
The Hollywood Workout

It’s Kelly Hancock’s 50/50 Hollywood workout … 50 minutes of strength training followed by 50 minutes of cycling! It’s Kelly pushing you to the extreme! Because you can. Class will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Studio 1 and 5 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: $10 PACER members/$20 non-members.

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Tuesday, Nov. 11 and 25
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 a center of excellence facility.

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.

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Wednesday, Nov. 12
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.

Join us as staff from the Faye Donalson Hearing Helpers Demonstration Room 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 program will be held at 1 p.m. at the INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline, Suite 100.

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Wednesday, Nov. 12
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.

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Wednesday, Nov. 19
Cooking for Company ‒ Holiday Food Safety

The holidays are almost here! It’s time to get out the turkey roaster and add a leaf to the table. Cooking for company is lots of fun, but it’s also important to keep food safety in mind. This is especially true if your guest list includes older folks, pregnant ladies or infants who may be more vulnerable to food-borne illness.

Join Karen Massey, RD, LD, for a quick refresher on how to prepare foods safely. The class will be at 10 a.m. at the INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline Ave., Suite 100.

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Wednesday, Nov. 19
Medicare Made as Easy as A-B-C-D

During the Medicare Open Enrollment period, Medicare recipients face important decisions about the options available to them. Join well-known Well Preserved news radio show host and licensed insurance agent Eunice Khoury and licensed insurance agent Jeanean South for an educational presentation designed to help you navigate these decisions.

This informative session will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline Ave., Suite 100.

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