Programs for Better Living from the Arthritis Foundation
The Programs for Better Living offers an array of exercise and education programs documented to reduce arthritis pain, ease daily activities, and improve general health status. Every program is taught by an Arthritis Foundation certified instructor. The series includes an in-depth education program along with exercise programs for a variety of fitness levels and interests.
As the national authority on arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation is in a unique position to present programs nationwide that make a vital difference in the lives of people with arthritis. The New York Chapter is pleased to offer these enjoyable and highly effective programs in YOUR community.
Programs for Better Living Instructor Trainings 2014 Can Be Downloaded in PDF Format.
Take one or take them all.
The programs in the Programs for Better Living can be taken individually or together, in six-week sessions or year around.
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program
The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
Walk with Ease
Are Our Programs Beneficial?
All of the Arthritis Foundation program evaluation studies are from formal evaluation reports, master’s theses, and published journal articles.
Offered by the Arthritis Foundation
Delivered with results
The classes offered by the Arthritis Foundation have been documented to have significant positive outcomes for those who attend. While every individual is unique, many people who take the Arthritis Foundation Programs for Better Living classes enjoy the following benefits:
- Decreased pain
- Decreased doctor and emergency room visits
- Increased flexibility and range of motion
- Increased energy
- Better, more relaxed sleep
- Improved outlook
- Improved overall health status
For additional information about all Programs for Better Living visit: www.arthritis.org/resources/community-programs/
Please contact the coordinating Program Director for more detailed training information, fees and application procedures.
New Jersey Contact:
Peggy Lotkowictz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856-673-1365
New York Contact:
Aicha Diallo-Bennett at email@example.com or 212-984-8713
Eastern Pennsylvania Contact:
Danielle M. Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-238-9724