Offering Programs

Programs For Better Living Transition 

In an effort to modernize and streamline our mission delivery and focus our resources on activities that can make the greatest impact, there are a number of significant changes to the Programs For Better Living Series. By December 31, 2014, the Arthritis Foundation will discontinue all direct involvement (delivery) in the Aquatics, Exercise and Tai Chi programs.

Updated March 1 2015 AEA Arthritis Foundation FAQ & General Information

December 2014 Arthritis Foundation Programs for Better Living Announcement

April 2014 Arthritis Foundation Programs for Better Living Announcement

For more information please review the FAQ’s regarding the transition
We thank you for your partnership and look forward to serving our local communities. For more information on local services please contact:
Susan Cuellar, Florida Sr. Director, Community Help and Support
800-850-9455; scuellar@arthritis.org

Online Training for the AF Exercise Program

Instructors can receive their training for the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program online. The interactive workshop is available through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) website until April 2015. For more information go to http://www.e-afaa.com/102.e-afaa?PK2=46
We thank you for your partnership and look forward to serving our local communities. For more information on local services please contact:
Susan Cuellar, Florida Sr. Director, Community Help and Support
800-850-9455; scuellar@arthritis.org

Walk with Ease


The Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Program was developed to help people with or without arthritis form walking groups whose goals are safety and success. The program’s three major objectives are to provide participants with:

• Education about successful physical activity for people with arthritis
• Education about arthritis management
• Opportunity to begin and develop an ongoing aerobic fitness program.

For more information click on the link below or call  800-850-9455 x11

On-line Instructor Training for Walk With Ease

Learn more about the Walk With Ease in the Worksite Program

Tai Chi for Arthritis Program

Tai Chi Productions http://www.taichiforarthritis.com/

For more Information please contact:
Tai Chi Master Trainer Tony Garcia, Phone:  (305) 454-1461, email: tony@miamitaichi.com
Tai Chi Master Trainer Patricia Lawson, Phone:  (772) 260-3365, email:taichilawson@gmail.com   
Tai Chi Master Trainer Susan Scheuer, Phone: (941)351-2457 email:susanscheuer@gmail.com
Tai Chi Master Trainer Betty Scanlon, Phone: (941)351-2457 email:TaiChi@comcast.net