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Marylanders and the Fight Against Arthritis

Posted on September 19, 2017

In an effort to empower residents to take an active role in their health and wellness, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County is now offering the Walk With Ease program.

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Exercise is the Medicine Being Prescribed by SPAR

By Marissa Carbine | Posted on September 6, 2017

The Walk With Ease Program was developed by the Arthritis Foundation and is beneficial for anyone looking to engage in physical activity, but especially for those suffering with arthritis.

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Walking Is Fun When You Walk With Ease!

By Vicki Mongan | Posted on August 10, 2017

A grant from NRPA allowed Southgate Recreation & Park District to offer the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease program to older adults. The WWE program is a low-impact group-based walking program designed for people with arthritis.

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Walkin' with Ease in Apopka

By Robert Sargent | Posted on May 18, 2017

Mary Hyland, just like millions of Americans struggling with arthritic symptoms, needed more physical activity to help cope with her arthritis. While she never considered joining a support group in the past, she discovered an enjoyable program being offered by the City of Apopka that encourages all people facing the same age-old challenge to get outside and walk.

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Walking Changes Lives in Forest Park

By Rachell Entler | Posted on June 23, 2016

The Park District of Forest Park decided to implement the Walk with Ease (WWE) program to give their residents the opportunity to better their health through a structured program. Walk with Ease is an evidence-based, six-week exercise program developed by the Arthritis Foundation and designed and proven to reduce arthritic pain and improve overall health.

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Senior Health and Wellness A Priority for the City of Dallas

By Lilean D. Stewart | Posted on January 7, 2016

Health and wellness is a priority for the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department. To that note, in 2015 the city was awarded a grant from NRPA and the Arthritis Foundation to prioritize senior health by encouraging community residents to get active and participate in the Walk with Ease (WWE) program. The WWE program is an evidence-based, six-week exercise program developed by the Arthritis Foundation designed and proven to reduce arthritic pain and improve overall health.

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Get on Your Feet and Walk with Ease

By Douglas Strong | Posted on July 16, 2015

The City of Buckeye Community Services Department in Arizona was awarded a grant from NRPA and the Arthritis Foundation to get community residents engaged, active, and on their feet by walking in the Walk with Ease (WWE) program.

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Madison is Moving and Walking with Ease

By National Recreation and Park Association | Posted on May 8, 2015

Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) in Wisconsin was awarded a grant from NRPA and the Arthritis Foundation to get Madison seniors on their feet – and walking, that is, with the Walk with Ease (WWE) program. The WWE program is an evidence based, six-week exercise program developed by the Arthritis Foundation designed and proven to reduce arthritic pain and improve overall health.

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