Walk With Ease Program is a community-based, group walking program specifically designed to help individuals start and maintain a safe walking routine.
Trained instructors cover how to warm up and cool down, stretch, and set personal exercise goals. Each class also includes health education topics related to arthritis and exercise. Participants must be able to stand for at least five minutes. Participants completing the program report experiencing:
- Improved functional ability
- Decreased depression
- Decreased pain
- Increased confidence in one’s ability to exercise