Kentucky Arthritis News

Camp helps kids deal with their juvenile arthritis

To help children deal with that and to let them feel like and accomplish what non-arthritic kids do every day, the Arthritis Foundation in 2003 established Camp Dakota, a summer camp for kids. Its facilities are similar to those at most camps – a swimming and fishing pond, nature center, trails, activity fields and, of course, a large campfire pit suitable for any marshmallow roast and sing-along. read more

Breaking the Pain Chain Free Education Series

Breaking the Pain Chain Classes The Arthritis Foundation’s Breaking the Pain Chain program is a four week, interactive series designed to teach you about the tools and techniques for breaking the cycle of pain caused by arthritis. The four week series covers topics including: diagnosis, medications, nutrition, complimentary therapies, exercise, and stress management. By the end of the series, participants will have completed a personal pain management plan. Classes are free but space is limited. Pre-registration is required. *Please contact Lorin McVey at (502) 909-1414 to register.*

September 3, 10, 17 & 24
Norton Health & Wellness Center
1000 DuPont Road
Louisville, KY 40207
Program: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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New FREE JA Resource Available for Parents! Learn About School Issues and More

The School Resource Interactive CD is designed to allow you to easily move through the module to the areas that are of interest.  You will find information on how to work with your child's school and medical team to get the accommodations your child needs. If you would be interested in receiving a free copy of the School Interactive CD please click here.

More About the School Resource Interactive CD

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