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Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

Canceled: Altogether 4-H Club Meeting (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.




Heartland 4-H Club Meeting (Session 12 of 12)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session topic:

Heartland 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660-747-3193




Clay County Extension Office closed

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

Clay County Extension Office closed

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Edythe Weber, WeberE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Nodaway County Extension Council

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
3rd Floor of the Nodaway County Administration Building
403 N Market Street, Maryville MO map...

Description:

The monthly meeting of the Nodaway County Extension Council.  Meetings are open to the public.  

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Randa Doty, dotyr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Nodaway County
phone: 660-582-8101




Office Closed - State Holiday (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 a.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

Office Closed - State Holiday

Session topic:

Columbus Day

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260




County Council Meeting (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

Phelps County Council Meeting - Meetings are open to the Public

Session topic:

County Council Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260




Butler County Extension Council meeting (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
614 Lindsay Avenue, Poplar Bluff MO map...

Description:

The Butler County Extension Council meets to conduct business and further Extension efforts in Butler County. Meetings are open to the public.

Session topic:

County Meeting

Registration:

For questions about the Extension Council meeting contact the Butler County Extension office at 573-686-8064.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Denkler, denklers@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Butler County
phone: 573-686-8064




Office Closed - Columbus Day (State Holiday)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Mexico MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sobba, SobbaM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Audrain County
phone: 573-581-3231




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 10 of 17)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Eldon Community Center
309 E 2nd St, Eldon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program developed by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase middle age and older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. At each session, a prescribed set of 8 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Contact University of Missouri Extension in Miller County at 573-369-2394.

Registration
deadline:

8/30/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
There is no charge due to a grant from the Miller County Health Center.

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Feel Better Now: A Chronic Disease Self-Management program (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

This program helps participants with chronic conditions learn proven, effective interventions for self-managing their chronic disease or condition like high blood pressure, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, depression, or anxiety. These interventions can reduce symptoms, give participants the confidence to manage their condition, improve their quality of life and reduce health care costs.

Session topic:

6

Registration:

Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu or Debbie Sheat at 417-682-3363 or dsheat@bchdhealth.com

Registration
deadline:

8/28/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




2017 Master Gardener Chapter Quarterly Meetings (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Viking Room
1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro MO map...

Description:

The Jefferson County Master Gardener Chapter meets quarterly, January/April/July/October.

Session topic:

Master Gardener Quarterly Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




A Matter of Balance (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
54 Hospital Drive, Osage Beach MO map...

Description:

The eight-session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Registration:

Pre-register: Call the MU Extension office in Camden County at 573-346-2644 Minimum of 8 registrations required for classes to be held. Cost: $25 includes all materials. Location: Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach. 3rd floor in conference room F.

Registration
deadline:

9/25/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 in Sedalia (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
State Fair Community College Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Building Kempton Room located on the walking track behind the bleachers
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Session topic:

Class will begin with a short warm-up, followed by eight strength training exercises, and a cool down that includes stretching and deep breathing.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Fall Master Gardener Program in Cole County (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

The Fall Master Gardener Program will be held at the Cole County Extension Center on Monday nights (6 - 9 p.m.) on August 28 through November 20. No class will be held on Labor Day. The fee for the program is $150 + 30 hours of volunteer service. Call The extension center at 573-634-2824 to find out more or email coleco@missouri.edu You can pay by credit card to reserve your space. All applications are due by Tuesday, August 22 with payment. A decision will be decided on that date if the program will take place, depending on the number of applications. If so, applications will be accepted until August 25. Some examples of topics taught across the 12 weeks include vegetables, turf, landscaping and flowers. Topics for a given session can be viewed, but may be adjusted. All classes are held at the extension center except for the class on Sept. 18th is at the Cedar City Room in North Jefferson City.

Session topic:

Plant diseases

Registration:

Application form can be accessed with this link: http://extension.missouri.edu/cole/documents/upcoming%20events/2017%20fall%20mg%20application.pdf  more...

Registration
deadline:

8/22/2017

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (1:30 pm - Chillicothe) (Session 17 of 18)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Chillicothe) (Session 17 of 18)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free for Livingston County residents age 60 & over, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support provided by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board.

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Chillicothe) (Session 17 of 18)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
607 W Business 36, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, contact the Livingston County Extension Office at (660) 646-0811.

Registration
deadline:

8/7/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
FREE for Livingston County residents who are 60 and above, $25 for those 59 and under, thanks to grant support by the Livingston County Senior Tax Board. The class is limited to 25 participants.

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Canceled: Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
REDI Inc. offices, 500 East Walnut Street. We are located just south of the Post Office, on the corner of Walnut and 6th Street in the lower level of the Walnut Street Parking Garage.
500 E Walnut Street Ste.103, Columbia MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced Level 2 Union (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

This program is designed for adults who have already completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy and want to continue their strength training or adults who have been strength training regularly for at least 6 months.  Like basic Stay Strong Stay Healthy, the advanced class is a 8 week program for middle-aged and older adults.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Office, 116 West Main, Union, MO, 63084 at 636-583-5141 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Union (Session 9 of 17)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is an evidence-based eight-week exercise program for older and sedentary, middle-aged adults. The hour long class meets twice a week, and includes warm-up activities, strengthening exercises with and without weights and cool down activities. Stay Strong Stay Healthy is safe for all who are physically ready to engage in strength training exercise.

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084 or call 636-583-5141

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (MU Campus Mon/Wed 9am-10am) (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

Registration:

To register, click "more" below

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-4288




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (MU Campus Mon/Wed 12pm-1pm) (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
616 Hitt Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

To register, click "more" below

 more...

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Sydney White, sswcm3@mail.missouri.edu
phone: 573-882-4288




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Adrian (Session 15 of 17)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167

Registration
deadline:

8/17/2017

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2, Butler (Session 15 of 17)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy, Level 2 is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program for people who have completed Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Level 1. This class helps adults stay active and improve their quality of life. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm-up sessions, a series of 8-10 strengthening exercises and then cool-down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension

Registration
deadline:

8/17/2017

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




A Matter of Balance (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This program is taught by University of Missouri Extension Specialists and consists of eight, two-hour sessions. The sessions help participants learn how to view falls and the fear of falling as something controllable. There will also be information on how to set realistic goals for increasing activity, as well as how to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors. In general the program promotes exercise to increase strength and balance to help reduce the risk of falls in older adults.

 

Registration:

Register by visiting the Missouri Botanical Gardens webpage. Click on the "Learn and Discover" heading.  more...

Registration
deadline:

9/8/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-2115




Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
ROC Fitness Center Connection Point Church
10500 E State Route 350, Raytown MO map...

Description:

Are you affected by one or more chronic health conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure? Are you a caregiver for someone with a chronic condition? Actively engaging in one's health, through self-management techniques and physical activities can help to improve quality of life. This workshop is an evidence based program developed at Stanford University which provides a toolkit of techniques to assist in self-management of chronic illnesses.

Registration:

Register by calling Connection Point Church, ROC Fitness Center at 816-268-1527

Registration
deadline:

9/6/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1, Butler (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
615 W Nursery Street, Butler MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a strength training class for middle-aged and older adults. Exercises are designed to increase strength and improve balance. The class meets twice per week. Exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective.

Session topic:

Participants will complete warm-up exercises, a series of two sets of eight simple strengthening exercises, and cool down stretches.

Registration:

Call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167 to enroll.

Registration
deadline:

8/18/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660-679-4167




Randolph County Youth EXCEL 2017-2018 (Session 2 of 9)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Windermere Conference Center, carpool from Moberly.
Roach MO

Description:

Applications are currently being accepted for the Randolph County Youth EXCEL 2017-2018 class. EXCEL is a leadership program that builds skills useful in both public service and career development, and increases knowledge about the local community. The program kicks off on the morning of Saturday, September 30, and runs through early April, meeting roughly once a month. The program is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Session topic:

The Edge at Windermere Conference Center; participants will engage in team-building ("low ropes") activities and optional challenge course recreation climbs. Class will carpool from Moberly.

Registration:

Brochure (with full schedule) and application available on the Randolph County Extension web site.

Registration
deadline:

9/27/2017

Cost:

$50.00
Scholarships available, see application for eligibility information.

Facilitator:

Letitia K. Johnson, JohnsonLK@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792




SSSH level 1 Lebanon (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Lebanon senior center
460 W 5th Street, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the (Insert county name) County Extension Office at (Insert county phone number).

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




A Matter of Balance - Marshall YMCA (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Description:

Award winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. Participants learn how to view falls and the fear of falling as something controllable over the course of eight two-hour sessions. Sessions include videos, discussion, and activities. Participants learn and practice exercises that increase strength, flexibility and balance.

Registration:

Preregister by calling the MU Extension Center in Marshall, MO at 660-886-6908

Class size:

15

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Lewis County 4-H Council (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
PO Box 68, Monticello MO map...

Description:

The Lewis County 4-H Council will meet to conduct regular business.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Terri Smith, smithterri@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lewis County
phone: 573-767-5273




Cooper Co. Master Gardener Core Training (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
510 Jackson Road, Ste A, Boonville MO map...

Description:

The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and environmental education. The Master Gardener Program throughout Missouri promotes and raises public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research based gardening information.

Registration:

Fee covers instruction, manual, one soil test, and name tag upon completion of volunteer hours. A scholarship is available for those in need.

Registration
deadline:

9/27/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Addition couple fee $60

Facilitator:

Todd Lorenz, LorenzT@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Samuel Sachs Branch Library
16400 Burkhardt Place, Chesterfield MO map...

Description:

This is a 6-week course for anyone living with a chronic condition. Participants meet weekly for 2½ hours to discuss the diseases and the impact they have on their lives. Topics include dealing with difficult emotions, nutrition, physical activity, pain and fatigue management, communication and working with your physician. Participants set and report on goals each week.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Emily Barbee, CroweEM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 1 - Rolla (Session 3 of 18)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Rolla Nutrition Site
1440 Forum Drive, Rolla MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Phelps County Extension Office at 573-458-6260.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Hawau Bojuwon, bojuwonh@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Gasconade County
phone: 573-437-2165




A Matter of Balance (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Engel's Senior Center
103 S Maple St, Buffalo MO map...

Description:

A Matter of Balance is an eight week session designed to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults who are concerned about falling. The program was developed and evaluated at Boston University. Studies indicate that up to half of community dwelling older adults experience fear of falling, and that many respond to this concern by stopping certain activities. Being inactive results in loss of muscle strength and balance. It can also compromise social interaction and increase the risk for isolation, depression and anxiety. Fear of falling can actually contribute to falling. Join two trained facilitators to overcome the fear of falling, set realistic goals for increasing activity, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

Session topic:

Understand different ways to think about falls, and consider changes to our thinking to make it more positive.

Registration:

Call Engel's Senior Center at 417-345-8277 to register

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Diabetes Self-Management Program - Macon County (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Health Department
503 N Missouri Street, Macon MO map...

Description:

This course is designed to help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book.

Session topic:

Introduce participants to the general principles of self-management, provide basic information about diabetes and how to manage blood sugar. Also we will review the relationship between food and blood sugar levels and discuss some basic principles for healthy eating. Participants will create an action plan.

Registration:

Please call the University of Missouri Extension - Macon County office at 660-385-2173. The program is free, but registration is encouraged to ensure seating.

Registration
deadline:

10/3/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Ralls County
phone: 573-985-3911




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2, Kirkwood, MO (Session 8 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Description:

The goal of the SSSH–Level 2 program is to expand the fitness base acquired from SSSH by adding new and more challenging exercises. SSSH–Level 2 is designed to challenge older adults in new and different ways, to help avoid staleness and plateaus, and to improve daily living activities. This 8-week program features exercises using resistance from body weight, hand weights and ankle weights. It also features balance exercises, core exercises, low back exercises and flexibility exercises.

Registration
deadline:

9/11/2017

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 1 of 16)

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Class size:

10

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$40.00
Fee covered by FNEP grant.

Facilitator:

Tracy Delaney, delaneyt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




Eating Healthy on a Budget-University of Missouri St. Louis Social Work class

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Description:

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314-400-7298




AOK National Science Kits

When:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
AOK

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579