"ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION WALK WITH EASE" PROGRAM
Across the USA.
"Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States."
source:National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
The "Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease" Program is appropriate for seniors with arthritis and other chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.
The "Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease" Program will helps seniors with Arthritis and other chronic conditions to:
-Develop a walking plan to meet specific needs
-Learn how to deal with Pain Management
-Learn how to exercise safely
-Reduce pain and discomfort
-Increase balance, strength and walking pace
-Build confidence to be physically active
-Improve overall health and wellness
Arthritis classes are taught by a certified leader across the U.S.A., or can be self-guided with assistance from the Arthritis Foundation's book, "Walk With Ease."
The "Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease" Program is a part of a larger program of the Arthritis Foundation called "Let's Move Together." The website hosts a "Movement Tracker" that allows participants to set and track movement goals.
The Arthritis Walk is the Arthritis Foundation's nationwide signature event that supports public awareness and raises funds to fight arthritis.
MORE SENIOR ARTHRITIS PROGRAMS:
Arthritis Self-Management Program - A six-week arthritis class that helps seniors and others to cope with and how to better manage arthritis. An in-home, online version of the class is also available that provides online support for seniors and others with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or fibromyalgia.
Chronic Disease Self-Management" Program - Program for seniors and others on how to manage a range of different chronic health problems such as arthritis, diabetes, asthma, cancer, heart disease and more.
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