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 Arthritis Foundation 'PACE' Exercise Program at SRU's Aebersold Center 

 

SPOTLIGHT

5/10/2005

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION PLANS ‘PACE’ EXERCISE PROGRAM AT SRU’s AEBERSOLD CENTER

          SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. –  PACE -- People with Arthritis Can Exercise -- the Arthritis Foundation’s land exercise program for people with arthritis, will be offered in an eight-week program at Slippery Rock University’s Aebersold Student Recreation Center. Pace is a recreational series of gentle movements and activities designed to increase mobility and range of motion.

      This program will be conducted by a certified PACE instructor and is available to anyone with arthritis.  Pre-registration is necessary and enrollment is limited.

      Classes now under way continue through June 28 with one-hour sessions held at 9 a.m. Tuesdays. Cost of the entire program is $5. To register or learn more about the class, call 724-738-4800.

      One in three Americans is affected by arthritis. The foundation supports research to find ways to cure and prevent arthritis and seeks to improve the quality of life for those affected by the condition. The Arthritis Foundation, Western Pennsylvania chapter, is a United Way Agency.

      For arthritis information, call 412-566-1645 or visit: www.arthritis.org

PN, PgN, WPN, PR

 

 

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