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Classes Calendar

Designed for older adults and caregivers, classes are open to the public at no cost. Select a region to see classes in your area.

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Tuesday, Jan. 23

Eat Better, Move More

The Eat Better, Move More program meets once a week for eight weeks and is for older adults and/or their caregivers. Instructors will share ways you can improve your nutrition, and find simple, fun ways to introduce movement and exercise into everyday routines. This class will also help you develop a plan that will enhance the quality of your life.  For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

Tuesday, Jan. 23

Tai Chi for Better Balance

The movements of Tai Chi help seniors reduce the risk of falling, and increases balance and flexibility. Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow, continuous movements. It does not matter how strong, flexible or active you are, Tai Chi is designed for people of all levels of health. This series meets twice a week, for six weeks.   For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

Wednesday, Jan. 24

DIABETES EMPOWERMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM

DEEP was created to provide you with tools to better manage diabetes and is based on the principles of empowerment and adult education. Through this six to eight week class, you will take control of your health by learning how to take an active role in managing your diabetes.  To register, call Devon Murray, Education Specialist at 1-888-616-8161 or email at devon-murray@ouhsc.edu. Everyone is welcome to participate. Please call to register. 

Wednesday, Jan. 24

Tai Chi for Better Balance

The movements of Tai Chi help seniors reduce the risk of falling, and increases balance and flexibility. Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow, continuous movements. It does not matter how strong, flexible or active you are, Tai Chi is designed for people of all levels of health. This series meets twice a week, for six weeks.   For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 24

EYE BALL 101 - AN INTRODUCTION TO EYE HEALTH

Eye Ball 101 is a one hour comprehensive overview of eye health and an overview of the four main medical conditions that affect eyesight among older adults.  The presentation is designed to benefit all older adults and is delivered without a reliance on heavy medical jargon.  Eye Ball 101 is a course that was developed in partnership with the Dean McGee Eye Institute on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Campus. 

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