MU Extension events calendar
Monday, April 7, 2014
Chronic Disease Self-Management -- Branson (Session 3 of 6)
When: Monday, April 7, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
1150 State Hwy 248 (Cox Specialty clinic building)
1150 State Hy 248, Branson MO map...
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)assists participants in maintaining quality of life when faced with chronic medical conditions, and is provided in two and a half hour sessions. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom deal with chronic diseases themselves. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, and 6) how to evaluate new treatments. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.
Session three: Using your mind to manage symptoms; action planning; problem solving; physical activity and exercise; making decisions; pain and fatigue management
Class will be held at: 1150 State Hwy 248, Branson (Cox Speciality clinic building). Please call CoxHealth Branson Wellness Center to register for the Monday 3:00 class: 417-335-7333
Annie's Project - Greene County (Session 4 of 6)
When: Monday, April 7, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Greene County Extension Center
2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...
A series of farm management classes designed just for women. The course should be of interest to women who want to learn how to run a farm as a business, but it is also good for those that want to do a better job of marketing or need to learn how to pass the farm on to the next generation. Course topics will include: learning to communicate and work with each of the four basic personality types, economics of land ownership, farm record keeping and taxes, business plans, pasture rental contracts, how property is titled, insurance needs, financial statements, retirement and estate planning, farm succession planning for the next generation, using computers and the internet on the farm, understanding Missouri fence laws, livestock marketing and risk management, keys to being a profitable livestock producer, and more.
Session Four: Computers and the Internet on the Farm; Record Keeping