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Thank you for your interest in offering programs designed to help people take control of their arthritis.  Whether you’re a current program leader or partner facility or just looking for more information on becoming one, here’s where you’ll find the information on how to:

  • Get involved as a partner site
  • Get involved as an Arthritis Foundation leader, instructor or trainer
  • Get more information
  • Get in touch with Arthritis Foundation staff


We look forward to speaking and working with you in the future.
 

GET INVOLVED AS A PARTNER SITE

The Arthritis Foundation Life Improvement Series  programs - Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program, Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, and Arthritis Foundation Self Help Program -are proven to decrease the pain and limitations of arthritis.

  • Why offer the Arthritis Foundation Life Improvement Series programs
  • Outcomes for our programs:  Evidence that our programs work
                  Aquatic | Exercise | Self-Help
  • Steps to offer Arthritis Foundation programs
  • Resources to promote your classes
  • Responsibilities of partner facilities


Accessibility and safety are critical to the Life  Improvement Series. To learn more about becoming a partner, download the agreement form.

GET INVOLVED AS AN ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION LEADER, INSTRUCTOR OR TRAINER


Become a leader or instructor to plan and lead quality Arthritis Foundation classes for people with arthritis. Review the position descriptions from more information.

Aquatic | Exercise | Self-Help 

Become a Trainer to conduct training workshops to prepare individuals to be Arthritis Foundation leaders and instructors. Review the position descriptions from more information.  

    Aquatic | Exercise | Self-Help

Get trained to teach a class. Meet minimum yearly teaching and reporting requirements to become or remain certified, then renew your certification every three years.

Training application and statement of understanding
    Aquatic | Exercise | Self-Help  | Walk with Ease

Application for certification
Arthritis Foundation Program Certification

Schedule
See a schedule of training opportunities offered by our region.  

GET MORE INFORMATION

Marketing Materials

Customizable marketing materials are available to promote your classes.  Brochures, ads, and flyers are available for each program. Contact to request these materials.

Flyer | Ad | Brochure   

Quarterly Report Forms   

The Arthritis Foundation is working in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to show how many people benefit from our programs. We rely on the quarterly attendance reports from our partners to measure program growth and to ensure continued federal support. Please use the Participant Attendance and Report Forms each quarter for each class you offer. See the instructions for more information.

Coming soon electronic reporting! Stay tuned to learn about the opportunity to enter your course schedule and participant data online.

 
Announcements, Special Events, and Other Opportunities

GET IN TOUCH WITH ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION STAFF

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