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“Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program” – A Living Well Utah Program

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is a community-based recreational program specifically designed to teach adults with arthritis how to exercise safely.

Program Benefits

Trained instructors cover a variety of range-of-motion exercises, endurance-building activities, relaxation techniques, and health education topics. All of the exercises can be modified to meet participant needs and abilities. Participants completing the program report experiencing:

  • Improved functional ability
  • Decreased depression
  • Decreased pain
  • Increased confidence in one's ability to exercise


What Is Provided To Participants

Classes meet two or three times per week for an hour. One session is typically 8 weeks long, but many locations offer ongoing classes and participants can continue attending as long as they wish. Each class offers:

  • Range of motion exercises and stretches
  • Endurance exercises
  • Strength building exercises
  • Health education
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Social interaction

Resources & Programs

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Utah Department of Health Resources:

  • The Utah Arthritis Program aims to increase self-management skills and improve the quality of life for all Utahns affected by arthritis and other chronic conditions.

Partner Resources:

For More Information On This Program

Rebecca Castleton
(801) 538-9340