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					                                                                                                        Senior Life
                                                                                                         Network
                                                                                                      4125 W. Garriott
                                                                                                         Suite A-1
                                             Dedicated to helping older adults in Northwest           Enid, OK 73703
                                                                                                       580-234-6060

                                              Oklahoma remain healthy and independent                  Leigh Vahovius
                                                                                                            Editor
                                                                                                      Elaine Edmonds
                                                                                                         Ass't Editor

                                                OCTOBER, 2011         Volume XXIV, No. 10
                                                                                                     Anita Luetkemeyer
                                                                                                        Steve Whitfill
                                                                                                          Advisors
                                                                                                       ERH Volunteers
                                                                                                      Assembly Editors

                                                                    A Community Service of
NETWORK                                                       INTEGRIS Bass Baptist Health Center
                                                        & The Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation

               Senior Life Network Celebrates 24 Years of Success!
HappyAnniversarySeniorLifeNetwork!                      MembershiptoSeniorLifeNetworkis$10
                                                         for a LIFETIME for those 55 years
Senior Life Network was developed in 1987 by the                  of age and older.
Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic Foundation to help
promote healthy aging and to offer the tools required   Our facility, located in the west end of Oakwood
for seniors to adopt a healthy lifestyle. In 1996,      Mall offers easy access, convenient parking,
INTEGRIS Bass Baptist Health Center joined as a co-     excellent security and handicapped accessibility.
sponsor continuing to bring Northwest Oklahoma the
finest in health care services.                         Healthy Aging Starts Here!

The Northwest Oklahoma Osteopathic                      The success of Senior Life Network is also
Foundation embodies and promotes the                    attributed to our 2000+ LIFETIME Members
osteopathic principles of achieving and maintain-       who continue to make everyday filled with
ing total health of the individual. INTEGRIS Bass       healthy and happy moments. Whether it's
Baptist Health Center's mission is to improve the       participating in our exercise, attending an educational
health of the people in the communities we serve.       session, or taking trips, members enjoy the
                                                        fellowship they find at Senior Life Network.
Our co-sponsors have allowed Senior Life Network to
grow and excel throughout the years. Their devotion     We want to thank all of our LIFETIME
has been instrumental in the success of this program    Members of Senior Life Network. The value of our
both then, and now. They not only understood the        members has endured for many years and is the
value of quality programs, they also were able to       cornerstone that continues to make Senior Life
communicate these values to our community.              Network a wonderful program supporting our senior
                                                        population here in Enid and Northwest Oklahoma.
Living well. Feeling well. Staying well.
That is really what Senior Life Network is all about.   Throughout the past 24 years Senior
                                                        Life Network has evolved and excelled in
Senior Life Network offers an extensive                 offering a variety of programs to area Seniors.
exercise program, a variety of educational
programs and travel opportunities. The majority
of our programs are free or discounted services         FarewelltoSeniorLifeNetworkDirector
to our members to help enhance their health
                                                        This month we bid farewell to director, Leigh
and well being. We offer a variety of interesting
                                                        Vahovius. During her almost two years with
and meaningful ways to live life to the fullest
                                                        Senior Life Network, Leigh brought not only her
and help to keep our members young at heart.
                                                        talents as a Director, but also a fresh attitude and
                                                        enthusiasm to Senior Life. We wish her well as
Check out page 2 & 3 of this newsletter to
                                                        she leaves Enid to live the military life with her
see the many activities taking place this
                                                        husband who serves active duty in the Air Force.
month. Senior Life Network's newsletter
goes out monthly to all LIFETIME Members.
Senior Life Network Newsletter                                                                                Page 1
                                                          Life Lines

         MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR OCTOBER!
MONDAY-THURSDAY in OCTOBER - COMMIT TO BE FIT WALKING & NUTRITION PROGRAM
INDIVIDUAL WALKING: 8:30 A.M. TO 3:45 P.M. - GROUP WALKING: 3:45 TO 4:45 P.M.
*The 2nd Tuesday of each month will be Nutrition Class ~ held on Tuesday, OCTOBER 11th from 3:45-
                     4:45 P.M. See Calendar on page 3 for OCTOBER Program Schedule.
Remember to stop in at Senior Life's front entrance/lobby to Sign-in/Sign-out and record your number of laps.
Do you want to maintain your health and independence while getting in the best walking shape of your
life and learn how to implement healthy eating into your diet? YES! Then join our FREE Commit to be Fit
Walking & Nutrition program at Senior Life Network in Oakwood Mall. Meet other walkers, enjoy participation
incentives, health seminars, cooking classes, walking map with exercise stations and
special events. Call Senior Life Network, 580-234-6060 for more information and to get registered for this program.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 8:40 TO 9:30 A.M. MONTHLY HEALTH SCREENING
Time to stop by and have your blood pressure and blood sugar checked. First come, first
served. Please use the front entrance to Senior Life Network - there will be exercise classes
going on in the back room. This is a free service provided by our friends at INTEGRIS Home Health.

TUESDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS @ 6-7 PM - OCTOBER 4, 6, 11, 13, 18 & 20 FREE EXERCISE*
FREE Arthritis Foundation Exercise classes will be offered in October, see dates above and
m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n o n p a g e 4 o f y o u r n e w s l e t t e r. P r e - r e g i s t r a t i o n i s r e q u i r e d .
Space is limited. Please enter through our back/community room entrance, located on the
northwest side of the Oakwood Mall, next to Dillard's, this entrance is marked Senior Life Network, A-1.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 9 A.M. TO 3 P.M. AARP SAFE DRIVING CLASS*
Senior Life Network will host an AARP safe driving class this month. This class is designed especially for
drivers over 50, although any licensed driver may enroll and benefit from it. Class is led by trained
volunteers using an excellent participation workbook and video. No written test to hand in - just self-administrated
quizzes. No Driving. Many insurance companies will give you a multi-year auto insurance discount for taking this class.
Ask your insurance agent before signing up. A lunch break will be taken on your own. Please note, use the front
entrance to Senior Life Network. Call Senior Life Network to register for this class - 580-234-6060. There is a $12 per
person fee for AARP members; $14 for non-members. Bring your driver's license and AARP membership card with you.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, & 24 6:00 TO 7:00 P.M. TAI CHI*
A series of Tai Chi classes will be offered on Monday evenings in September, see dates above. If you
are interested in participating in Tai Chi classes, please call, 580-234-6060 to register and prepay - $20
for 4 classes, space is limited. Please enter through our back/community room entrance, located on the
northwest side of the Oakwood Mall, next to Dillard's, this entrance is marked Senior Life Network, A-1.

WEDNESDAYS, OCTOBER 5 & 12 1:00 TO 3:30 PM - FREE 6 WEEK SERIES!* Started in September
LIVING LONGER LIVING STRONGER WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS - This is a Partnership
Program offered by NODA-AAA the Northern Oklahoma Development Authority - Area Agency on
Aging. Learn about practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise
techniques, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor about
your health. For more information call, 580-237-4810 or 800-749-1149, ask to speak with Brandi.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, NOON TO 1:00 P.M. INTEGRIS "HEALTH CARE HAPPENINGS"*
Join us as Keelie Tucker, M.D., discusses annual health maintenance screenings. Enjoy a light complimentary lunch,
courtesy of INTEGRIS. Call Senior Life, to reserve your seat today. For more details and Dr. Tucker's Bio, refer to page 4.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1 P.M. MONTHLY NEWSLETTER PREPARATION
Volunteers will be preparing our newsletters today. Be sure to check your mailbox or email inbox soon.

THURSDAY,OCTOBER27,BYAPPOINTMENTONLYCHOLESTEROLSCREENING - Reserve your appointment today!*
Time to check and see how well you have been doing on keeping your cholesterol numbers in a healthy range. Cost
is $16.00 for Senior Life Network members and $20.00 for non-members. Call Senior Life Network, 580-234-6060.

*=Reservation/Registration required. Please call Senior Life Network at (580)234-6060. All events/classes/
         activities will be held in our Community Room or conference room unless otherwise specified.
Senior Life Network Newsletter                                                                                           Page 2
        SENIOR LIFE NETWORK IS LOCATED IN THE WEST END OF OAKWOOD MALL
      *Reservation/Registration required. Please call Senior Life Network at (580)234-6060.
   ADVANCED YOGA
Wednesdays @ 5:45 p.m.
& Saturdays @ 9:30 a.m.
                                     OCTOBER                                                    TAI CHI CLASSES
                                                                                              Mondays, Oct. 3rd, 10th
                                                                                          17th & 24th @ 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.
    Call to Confirm                                 2011                                         Call to Register

  Monday                 Tuesday                  Wednesday                        Thursday                     Friday
BENCH STEP AEROBICS
                3
                      YOGA LEVEL 2        4      BENCH STEP AEROBICS       5      NO YOGA TODAY          6     NO EXERCISE          7
8:30 - 9:30           8:30-9:30 HEALTH           8:30 - 9:30
                                                                                                              CLASSES TODAY
LOW IMPACT AEROBICS                              LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
                              SCREENING                                             *AARP SAFE
9:35 - 10:35                                     9:35 - 10:35                                                    FLU SHOT
STRENGTH &                  8:40 - 9:30 A.M.     STRENGTH & FLEX 10:40 - 11:30    DRIVING CLASS
FLEXIBILITY           RECREATION                 YOGA 11:35 - 12:30                9 A.M. - 3 P.M.                CLINIC
10:40 - 11:30         1:00-4:00 (Canasta)        ADVANCED YOGA 5:45-7:00PM                                     9 A.M. - 1 P.M.
YOGA                     WALKING GROUP                                  WALKING GROUP                           In the Mall ~
                                            *WEEK 5 -LLLS 1-3:30 P.M.
11:35 - 12:30                                                                                                  across from the
                        *FREE ARTHRITIS                                 *FREE ARTHRITIS
WALKING GROUP         EXERCISE CLASS 6-7 PM    WALKING GROUP          EXERCISE CLASS 6-7 PM                      food court
BENCH STEP AEROBICS
8:30 - 9:30   10
                      YOGA LEVEL 2
                                            11
                                                 BENCH STEP AEROBICS
                                                 8:30 - 9:30
                                                                         12       YOGA LEVEL 2      13                          14
                      8:30-9:30                                                   8:30-9:30                  BENCH STEP AEROBICS
LOW IMPACT AEROBICS                              LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
                                                                                      JOIN OUR FREE          8:30 - 9:30
9:35 - 10:35          RECREATION                 9:35 - 10:35
                                                                                   ARTHRITIS CLASSES!        LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
STRENGTH &            1:00-4:00 (Canasta)        STRENGTH & FLEX 10:40 - 11:30      *SPACE IS LIMITED.       9:35 - 10:35
FLEXIBILITY                                      YOGA 11:35 - 12:30                 PRE-REGISTRATION         STRENGTH & FLEXIBILITY
10:40 - 11:30           *NUTRITION CLASS         ADVANCED YOGA 5:45-7:00PM              REQUIRED.            10:40 - 11:30
YOGA                      3:45-4:45 P.M.                                           WALKING GROUP             YOGA
11:35 - 12:30                                    *WEEK 6 -LLLS 1-3:30 P.M.
                                                                                                             11:35 - 12:30
                        *FREE ARTHRITIS                                            *FREE ARTHRITIS
WALKING GROUP         EXERCISE CLASS 6-7 PM         WALKING GROUP                EXERCISE CLASS 6-7 PM
BENCH STEP AEROBICS
                      YOGA LEVEL 2         18                            19       YOGA LEVEL 2      20                          21
8:30 - 9:30   17      8:30-9:30
                                                 BENCH STEP AEROBICS              8:30-9:30                  BENCH STEP AEROBICS
LOW IMPACT AEROBICS                              8:30 - 9:30
                                                                                     *INTEGRIS               8:30 - 9:30
9:35 - 10:35                                     LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
STRENGTH &            RECREATION                 9:35 - 10:35                        "Health Care            LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
                      1:00-4:00 (Canasta)                                                                    9:35 - 10:35
FLEXIBILITY                                      STRENGTH & FLEX 10:40 - 11:30       Happenings"             STRENGTH & FLEXIBILITY
10:40 - 11:30                                    YOGA 11:35 - 12:30                 NOON- 1 PM               10:40 - 11:30
YOGA                    WALKING GROUP            ADVANCED YOGA 5:45-7:00PM                                   YOGA
11:35 - 12:30                                                                       WALKING GROUP
                                                                                                             11:35 - 12:30
                        *FREE ARTHRITIS             WALKING GROUP
                                                                                   *FREE ARTHRITIS
WALKING GROUP         EXERCISE CLASS 6-7 PM                                      EXERCISE CLASS 6-7 PM
BENCH STEP AEROBICS   YOGA LEVEL 2       25                              26       YOGA LEVEL 2 27                              28
8:30 - 9:30   24      8:30-9:30
                                                 BENCH STEP AEROBICS
                                                 8:30 - 9:30                      8:30-9:30                  BENCH STEP AEROBICS
LOW IMPACT AEROBICS                                                                                          8:30 - 9:30
9:35 - 10:35          NEWSLETTERS 1 PM           LOW IMPACT AEROBICS               *CHOLESTEROL              LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
STRENGTH &                                       9:35 - 10:35
                      RECREATION                                                     SCREENING               9:35 - 10:35
FLEXIBILITY                                      STRENGTH & FLEX 10:40 - 11:30
                      1:00-4:00 (Canasta)                                          by Appointment
                                                                                                             STRENGTH & FLEXIBILITY
10:40 - 11:30                                    YOGA 11:35 - 12:30                                          10:40 - 11:30
YOGA                    WALKING GROUP            ADVANCED YOGA 5:45-7:00PM         WALKING GROUP             YOGA
11:35 - 12:30                                                                                                11:35 - 12:30
 WALKING GROUP        *ARTHRITIS EXERCISE           WALKING GROUP                *ARTHRITIS EXERCISE
                      CLASS 6-7 PM: $3/class                                     CLASS 6-7 PM: $3/class
BENCH STEP AEROBICS
              31 FLU SHOT CLINIC - Friday, October 7
                                                     th
8:30 - 9:30
                                                                                     SENIOR LIFE
LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
                                                                                  NETWORK OFFERS
9:35 - 10:35          Get your Flu Shot at the Oakwood Mall, Friday,
STRENGTH &                                                                          A VARIETY OF
                      October 7th! Bring your Medicare or Tricare card
FLEXIBILITY                                                                       EXERCISE CLASSES
10:40 - 11:30             (if applicable) and your flu shot is free.                                               JOIN OUR
                                                                                   6 DAYS A WEEK!
YOGA                             All other flu shots are $35.                                                   WEEKLY TAI CHI
                                                                                  SIGN UP AND JOIN
11:35 - 12:30           This Flu Shot clinic is a partnership service                                         CLASSES! * SPACE IS
                                                                                   THE FUN TODAY!             LIMITED SO SIGN UP
 WALKING GROUP
                        of Evan's Pharmacy, Hospice Cirlce of Love,                                                 TODAY!!!
                           Oakwood Mall & Senior Life Network.
All events/classes/activities will be held in our Community Room unless otherwise specified.
Commit to be Fit Walking Group will meet @ Senior Life Network's front lobby in the Oakwood Mall.

 For detailed and up to date information visit our website: http://integrisok.com/seniorlifenetwork
                Click on the Senior Life Lines link to download the latest newsletter.
                                                                           Life/Lines
    SENIOR LIFE NETWORK
    4125 W. Owen K. Garriott, Suite A-1
    Enid, OK 73703
     Return Service Requested
     This publication is educational and not meant to replace medical advice.




                               INTEGRIS "Health Care
                                Happenings" Seminar
                                                                                 Debra K. Sexton, E-RYT500, EEM-CP has been
                                 October 20th at Noon                            studying Energy Medicine for 8 years and provides
                               ALL are welcome to attend this                    private sessions using Energy Exercises at Senior Life
                               Presentation on Annual Health                     Network. Deb is now taking appointments. To Sched-
                                  Maintenance Screenings                         ule your appointment or for more information Call
                                A Question & Answer Session                      580-747-5778 or email info@energymedicine.me
                                 will follow the presentation                    Webiste:www.energymedicine.me



                                                                                   Free
                             Light lunch provided, courtesy of INTEGRIS.
  Keelie Tucker, M.D. Call Senior Life Network, 580-234-6060
                                      to reserve your seat today.
     Keelie Tucker, M.D., attended West Texas A&M
 University where she graduated Summa cum Laude                                 The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is an exercise
     with a Bachelor Science in Biology/Chemistry.                              program designed specifically for people with arthritis that
    She then attended Texas Tech University Health                              uses gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility and
     Sciences Center School of Medicine where she                                  range of motion and help maintain muscle strength.
 completed her Medical Doctorate in 2007. Dr. Tucker                            Exercises are done while sitting, standing, or on the floor.
 completed her medical residency in Obstetrics and                                Class instructors undergo special Arthritis Foundation
 Gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences                               instructor-training workshops to become certified to
 Center in 2011. Tucker was awarded the Benjamin V.
 Salazar Award for Outstanding Medical Student in OB/                                              teach exercise classes.
 GYN 2007 along with the Dean’s Scholarly Achieve-                              Free exercise classes will be offered:
  ment Award for Peer Reviewed Publication in 2010.                             Tuesday & Thursday Evenings @ 6-7 PM in October
   Tucker joined the team of INTEGRIS physicians in                                @ Senior Life Network. Class size is limited,
   August 2011. She offers comprehensive women’s                                 call 580-234-6060 or stop by today to register!
         services in obstetrics and gynecology.                                   See Calendar on Page 3 for Program Schedule Days
Senior Life Network Newsletter                                                                                                        Page 4

				
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