WESTERLY — Westerly Hospital, in conjunction with the Arthritis Foundation, is sponsoring a twelve-session Arthritis Exercise Program specifically designed for people with any type of arthritis. This gentle exercise program led by trained instructors is designed to help maintain joint range of motion, balance and coordination, muscle strength, and good posture.
Classes will be held twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:45 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. from June 30 through August 7. All classes will be held at the Westerly Senior Center, 39 State St.
There is a $30 fee for the program which includes all twelve sessions. For more information, or to register, call 401-596-3593 or 1-800-933-5960, extension 3346.
Westerly Hospital also offers an Arthritis Support group that meets on the third Tuesday of the month on alternating month from 11 a.m. to noon at Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center. This support group is run by Andrea Chesky, Occupational Therapy Assistant. To register for a session, call 401-596-3593.