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Financing Health and Wellness Programs: A Toolkit for Park and Recreation Professionals

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), NRPA has developed this toolkit to help parks and recreation secure funding for arthritis-appropriate evidence-based interventions.

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Remote Physical Activity Programs for Older Adults: A Guide to Planning and Implementation

NRPA has been supporting the expansion and implementation of Arthritis Appropriate Evidence-Based Interventions (AAEBIs) through local park and recreation agencies. This resource summarizes lessons learned and best practices from nine park and recreation agencies that took part in a remote delivery pilot of four different AAEBIs in 2021.

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Evidence-Based Interventions

Healthy Living Tips for Healthy Aging

Park Prescriptions

Media

Rising to the Challenge: Meeting the Growing Demand for Arthritis

 

Press Releases

NRPA Awarded CDC Grant to Expand Arthritis Interventions

NRPA and Walk with a Doc Partner to Increase Physical Activity across America

New Survey Highlights the Role of Parks and Recreation in Keeping Older Adults Active and Healthy 

 

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News Stories

6.30.22Top Story

NRPA data makes the case for supporting parks and rec

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Mich. to spend almost $16M on state park improvements

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