Center for Health Improvement Community Classes Class Types The Center for Health Improvement offers FREE classes and support groups.We also offer Change Your Course classes that require no referral and cost $139 to attend. Community Classes and Support Groups> View All Diabetes Support Group Who's it for? This class is for anyone diagnosed with diabetes.What's it about? Each month offers new information as well as an opportunity to give and gain support from others with the illness.When is it?This class occurs on the second Thursday each month from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the CoxHealth Surgery Center. To register, call 417-269-4847. Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes Who's it for? This class is for anyone diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes.What's it about?This class is designed to help you better manage diabetes.When is it? This class is composed of one six-week course with two-hour sessions each week. To register, call 417-269-4847. Feel Better Now Who's it for? This class is for anyone with a chronic condition or who has a loved one with a chronic condition.What's it about?This class explains how to manage your illness using a variety of methods.When is it? Each Feel Better Now class is offered twice annually. To register, call 417-269-4847. Explain Pain Who's it for?This class is for anyone with pain for more than three months.What's it about?This class provides self-management techniques that can help manage and improve chronic pain.When is it? For more information about this class and to register, call 417-269 9641. Advance Care Planning Workshop Who's it for?This class is for anyone over 18 years of age.What's it about?What kind of medical care would you want if you were too ill or hurt to express your wishes? Who would speak for you if you were too sick to make health care decisions?Have you talked to your loved ones about your wishes?Respecting Choices of the Ozarks provides free assistance to you and your loved ones to help answer these questions. We can help you have these discussions and complete a written plan to make your wishes known. An advance directive is an important document that states your wishes for health care if you are unable to speak for yourself. It’s always too early until it’s too late.When is it?This class occurs on the first Monday of every month with alternating times of either 1:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. To register, call 417-269-4847. Tobacco-Free You Who's it for?This class is for anyone who wants to quit using tobacco.What's it about?This class provides information and resources to help you quit using tobacco.When is it?This class is offered on the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. To register, call 417-269-4847. Changing Your Course Classes> View All Autoimmune and Arthritis Learn what role food plays in autoimmune and arthritis symptoms and treatment. Includes an overview of the most common autoimmune diseases and types of arthritis, anti-inflammatory diets, activity guidelines, and the vital role the gut has to play in all of it! IBS Learn more about the causes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and how to manage symptoms with simple diet and lifestyle changes. #FoodFreedom: Finding Balance A two-part course that focuses on learning to trust our bodies once again using a flexible, no-nonsense approach. Based on the principles of intuitive eating that have been shown to enhance satisfaction with life, self-esteem, body appreciation, and self-compassion while reducing binge/disordered eating, food-related anxiety, uncontrolled eating, and depression. Learn about how you can have a fuller life without constant thoughts of what you will eat. Improving Cholesterol and Lipids Learn more about your Health Risk Assessment (HRA) blood draw results and how you can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. Eating Healthy on a Budget Eating healthy doesn’t have to be time consuming or expensive. This class will include ideas for meal planning, budgeting, meal prepping, and fun ways to incorporate nutritious elements into easy dishes you likely already have the skills to create. Intro to Diabetes/Prediabetes Learn the basics of prevention and treatment with an “All Foods Fit” model to make healthy choices for life. Advanced Care Planning CoxHealth is proud to be both a member of and the convener for Respecting Choices of the Ozarks (RCO). RCO provides education, materials and in person support to individuals in Southwest Missouri with advance care planning.Respecting Choices makes five promises to our community:We will initiate the conversationWe will assist with advanced care planningWe will make sure plans are clearWe will maintain and retrieve these plansWe will appropriately follow these plansYou can review the English Advanced Directive document/documents/603/RCO_AD_MAR2018.pdf or Spanish Advanced Directive document.For more information or to make an appointment for advanced care planning assistance please either email Program Coordinator Pam Stoelzel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 417-269-3903. Tobacco Cessation Tobacco Cessation resources CoxHealth offers include:Individual 30-minute counseling sessionsBeat the Pack - four one-hour classesTobacco Free You - free monthly classes To register for classes in Springfield, call 417-269-4847. To register for classes in Monett, please call 417-354-1280. To register in Branson, call Centralized Scheduling at 417-335-7733.Browse our calendar of events or support groups for additional classes and resources that might help you cope with your health condition.