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Webinar Series: Healthy Aging and Joint Health

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Virginia Arthritis Awareness Month
Webinar Series: Healthy Aging and Joint Health
Wednesdays in May 2020
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Intended Audience: Health Care and Service Professionals
 
Arthritis Awareness Month, led by the Arthritis Foundation, is observed each May to bring attention to arthritis and its impact. The Virginia Arthritis Advisory Council, under the Virginia Arthritis Program at the Virginia Department of Health, presents this opportunity for multi-sector health care and service professionals to share and learn relevant arthritis topics aimed at improving the health, well-being, and quality of life. During the webinar series, presentations will include importance of physical activity, self-management tools, maintaining balance, and therapeutic interventions to assist those living with arthritis to reduce pain and improve mobility and self-efficacy.
 
Join peers and learn more about how you can promote prevention and management through care, interventions, and education.
 
MAY 6, 2020 TOPIC: Arthritis Foundation: Resources to Support Those Living with Arthritis
Presenter Miranda Bayles, Arthritis Foundation Community Engagement Director
Register here :  Healthy Aging and Joint Health Webinar Registration May 6, 2020
 
MAY 13, 2020 TOPIC: Being Active with Arthritis: Importance of Increasing Physical Activity
Presenter Geoff Gunther PT, DPT, CMP
Register here: Healthy Aging and Joint Health Webinar Registration May 13, 2020
 
MAY 20, 2020 TOPIC: Living a Balanced Life:
Maintaining Balance and Function while Social Distancing
Presenter Liz Riley, PTA, ECPI University Physical Therapist Assistant Program Instructor
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Evidence-Based Interventions addressing Chronic Illness
Presenter Savannah Butler, Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services Prevention Program Coordinator
Register here : Healthy Aging and Joint Health Webinar Registration May 20, 2020
 
MAY 27, 2020 TOPIC: Therapeutic Interventions for Spinal Arthritis
Presenter Cadeidra Green MS, REP, RKT Richmond Veterans Health Administration Kinesiotherapist
Register here : Healthy Aging and Joint Health Webinar Registration May 27, 2020

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