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Elkhart General Hospital to Hold Arthritis Self-Management Program

Elkhart General Hospital is offering an Arthritis Self-Management Program from Tuesday, August 14 – Tuesday, September 18, 2012 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in the Hospital Classroom One.

This unique six-week program was developed for people with arthritis and related conditions. Through engaging group discussion and easy-to-understand course materials, participants learn the basics of joint anatomy and protection, as well as the importance of exercise and nutrition. Participants also learn about self-help devices that can enhance daily activities. The informal, small group setting allows participants to ask questions and each class offers tips and techniques that can be used right away to better manage the condition.

Class size is limited and registration is required by Friday, August 10. The cost for this program is $20, which includes course materials. To register, call 574-523-3303 or visit www.egh.org.

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