Six-Week Courses Offer Tips for Living a Healthy Life

December 29, 2013

Sessions in Springfield, Marshfield target

chronic conditions

Do you need help managing arthritis pain, high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol?

Mercy is sponsoring free, six-week courses in Springfield and Marshfield that will cover topics including managing fatigue, working with health professionals, learning relaxation techniques and practicing healthy eating.

Classes in Springfield will begin Jan. 13, and continue every Monday through Feb. 17, at Schweitzer United Methodist Church (2747 E Sunshine St.) from 1-3 p.m. While the class is free, you do need to register. Just call (417) 888-6787.

Classes will be held in Marshfield every Thursday morning from March 13 through April 17 at the MU Extension Center (800 S. Marshall St.). They’ll run from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required; call (417) 881-8909.

The $20 course fee is waived, thanks to a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Southwest Missouri Regional Arthritis Center.