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Reaching People with Arthritis: Strategies and Tools

If you missed the National Council on Aging’s Webinar titled “Reaching People with Arthritis: Strategies and Tools,” which focused on some of the evidence-based programs that manage symptoms and help adults remain active, the powerpoint slides and webinar recording are now available.

Healthy Aging NC plans to add the Walk With Ease (WWE) program to our website and online registration page in the near future, and hopefully before the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance (OAAA) releases their next round of funding (listen to the webinar to hear about it!).

Arthritis is a leading cause of disability among adults in the US, with over 50 million individuals managing challenging symptoms like pain, stiffness, and inflammation. This condition may increase an individual’s risk of falls and injuries and limit physical activity.

The webinar offers a discussion about the prevalence and impact of arthritis in America and strategies to connect people with arthritis to evidence-based programs to manage symptoms and remain active. This event highlights resources from NCOA and the Arthritis Foundation and successful practices from the Utah Arthritis Program.

We welcome opportunities to collaborate on programs that support Arthritis, such as WWE, Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs, and Tai Chi for Arthritis.