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Living Well with Diabetes
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

Classes offered by the

Northeast Missouri Rural Health Network office, 117 W. Potter Avenue, Kirksville

Do you or a loved one suffer from diabetes or a chronic disease?  Join others in attending FREE classes to assist with the development of self-management skills to take control of your health.  People with diabetes and/or other chronic conditions must deal not only with their disease(s), but also with the impact these have on their lives and emotions.  Both Living Well with Diabetes and Living A Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions classes are offered in a six-week series.  Attendess are provided with a helpbook at no cost.  Funding is provided through a contract with the Northeast Missouri Area Agency on Aging and the Older Adults Act. 

Call 660-665-0330 or 877-539-2227 for more information


Powerful Tools for Caregivers

PTC is a FREE six-week series of classes
designed to help caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools.
The class content includes:  Taking Care of You; Identifying and Reducing
Personal Stress; Communicating Feelings, Needs and Concerns;
Communicating in Challenging Situations; Learning From Our Emotions; and,
Mastering Caregiving Decisions.

To learn more about Powerful Tools for Caregivers
and when it is being offered in a location near you
contact NMRHN at 660-665-0330 or 877-539-2227.

A new series starts on Wednesday, Sept. 9th from 1-3 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 300 E. Washington, Kirksville
Pre-Registrations requested by calling 660-665-0330


Are you without health insurance?

Do you want to know more about the
Health Insurance Marketplace?

Call Jocelyn with the Northeast Missouri Health Council at 660-988-3669
to schedule an appointment for individual counseling.


NEMO Heart Healthy Walkers
want you to join their
Where:  Northeast Regional Health & Fitness Center
2814 S. Baltimore, Kirksville
When:  Every Monday night, 6 to 8 pm
Just bring yourself and your sneakers. Distance clickers available, 17 laps = 1 mile!
**This does not require a membership to the Health & Fitness Center**


Join NEMO Heart Health in the
100 Missouri Miles Challenge

Whether you run, walk, bike, paddle, or roll, everyone can participate.
This initiative is a great opportunity to promote Missouri’s proud
outdoor heritage, improve your health and,
– best of all – have fun with family and friends.  Go to:

https://100missourimiles.com/groups/group/nemo-heart-health to register!


 Online, Off-Tobacco

Preferred Family Healthcare offers a FREE tobacco cessation program.  The Online, Off-Tobacco is a truly innovative program, and available 100% online.  The program lasts 7 weeks with only a 1-hour session per week.  Sessions can be taught through group or one-on-one instruction by a trained facilitator. Online, Off-Tobacco follows the American Lung Association’s, Freedom from Smoking® curriculum.  Participants receive education from a trained instructor, free participant workbook and $50 in nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum or lozenges) after 3 sessions.  As an alternative, participants can quit cold turkey and still receive a $25 gift card to a sporting goods store of your choice. For more information, or to sign up, contact Justin McDermott, Tobacco Cessation Coordinator, at 660-665-1962 Ext. 667 or jmcdermott@pfh.org.


Following is a list of classes coordinated by the
Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center
for more information call 660-626-2049

Arthritis Exercise Classes Location Dates/Times
Adair County- call 660-626-2049
Fjeld Arms
2016 Florence Place, Kirksville
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-9:45 am
St. Andrews
500 S. Osteopathy, Kirksville
Mondays & Fridays, 10-10:45 am
Thompson Campus Center
210 S. Osteopathy, Kirksville
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:30 am
Grundy County- call 660-359-3058
Senior Center
2109 N. Hoover Drive, Trenton
Tuesdays & Thursdays , 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Knox County- call 660-342-0679
Community Center
207 N. Fourth Street, Edina
Mondays & Wednesdays, 10 - 11 am
Lewis County-

Ewing Nutrition Center

call 800-955-3521
101 W. Bryan Street, Ewing
Mondays & Wednesdays, 10 - 11 am

LaGrange Senior Center

call 573-655-4387

905 Jefferson Street, LaGrange
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:30 am
Linn County- call 660-258-7402
McLarney Manor, Lewis Room
116 E. Pratt Street, Brookfield
Mon - Sat, 11:30 am - noon
Livingston County- call 660-646-1555
Grand River Multipurpose Center
607 Old Highway 36, Chillicothe
Monday- Friday, 9:30 - 10:30 am
Macon County-
Senior Center

1604 Maffrey, Bldg 200


Mondays & Wednesdays

Sept 15 - Nov 6

10:15 - 11:15 am

Marion County- call 573-221-3892
Douglas Community Services
711 Grand Avenue, Hannibal
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9 - 10 am
Ralls County- call 573-267-3513
Forget Me Not Senior Center
412 S. Main Street, London
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 - 11 am
St. William Catholic Church
602 E. Jefferson, Perry
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2 - 3 pm
Town Hall
103 S. Public Street, Center
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Sullivan County- call 660-265-3534
Sullivan County Senior Center
111 N. Market, Milan
Tuesdays & Fridays, 10 - 11 am
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Classes
Next class date to be determined    
Walk with Ease
Learn how to safely be active, manage pain and improve mood - walk the 6 week program alone or with friends and family
register at www.moarthritis.org or call 660-626-2049for free book


Other sources for working with chronic disease
can be found on the NMRHN Resource Directory at



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Northeast Missouri Rural Health Network
117 W. Potter Avenue, Kirksville, MO 63501
Phone 660-665-0330
Toll Free 877-539-2227
Fax 660-665-0030