Arthritis Interventions

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NRPA is proud to partner with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement the Walk with Ease (WWE) and the Active Living Every Day (ALED) programs in the following communities:

Seniors Walking

Walk With Ease Grantees

  • American Samoa Department of Parks and Recreation, American Samoa
  • City of Apopka, FL
  • Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, GA
  • City of Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, ID
  • Baltimore City Recreation and Parks, MD
  • Town of Waterboro-Parks and Recreation, ME
  • City of Greenville Parks and Rec., MS
  • Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation, NM
  • El Paso Parks and Recreation Department, TX
  • Town of Randolph, VT

Seniors Tai Chai

Active Living Every Day Grantees

  • City of Memphis Parks and Recreation, TN
  • City of Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation Department, LA
  • City of Mustang, OK
  • City of Hialeah's Department of Parks and Recreation, FL



The Arthritis Foundation has created a user friendly WWE mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android that can:

  • Track your progress
  • Make contract and set goals
  • Links to Fitbit

Download the mobile app at at

NRPA developed the Ingredients For Success resource that highlights key successes, challenges, and lessons learned from past grantees as a resource and to encourage replication of the programs in other local park and recreation agencies. 

For questions please contact Colleen Pittard.