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Durable Medical Equipment and Stress Reduction Tips at Freeman Caregiver Support Group

July 06, 2021

Independent Living Center and Joplin Ministerial Alliance Present Program

Joplin, Mo – The Freeman Health System Caregiver Support Group will host guest speakers from the Independent Living Center and Joplin Ministerial Alliance at the Thursday, July 15, meeting. Skip Webber and Shelly Goerz of Independent Living Center will discuss services and durable medical equipment offered through the center.

Donna Mikhail with Joplin Ministerial Alliance will offer tips on how to relieve stress from a ministerial viewpoint.

Facilitated by Freeman Geriatric Center social worker Jennifer Berry, MSW, LCSW, the support group meets from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at Freeman East conference rooms. Physical distancing and mask wearing will be practiced.

RSVP to Kathy Mason at or call 417.347.8463.


About Freeman Health System

Locally owned, not-for-profit and nationally recognized, Freeman Health System includes Freeman Hospital West, Freeman Hospital East, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Ozark Center – the area’s largest provider of behavioral health services – as well as two urgent care clinics, dozens of physician clinics and a variety of specialty services. In 2020, Freeman earned dozens of individual awards for medical excellence and patient safety from CareChex®, a quality rating system that helps consumers evaluate healthcare providers. U.S. News & World Report named Freeman Health System the Best Hospital in Southwest Missouri for 2020-2021. With more than 320 physicians on staff representing more than 80 specialties, Freeman provides cancer care, heart care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, children’s services and women’s services. Additionally, Freeman is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in a 70-mile radius. For more information, visit