Please find below a list of walking and exercise resources for people with arthritis, specific to the Boston area.

Local Walking Directory – A collection of walking groups and schedules in Massachusetts, compiled by BCBS Massachusetts and the Council for Elder Affairs
Greater Boston YMCA Exercise Schedules – YMCA web page listing group exercise schedules for older adults at YMCA locations in the Greater Boston area
Arthritis Foundation Community Programs- Directory of Arthritis Foundation Exercise and Aquatic programs
ENACT Community Education Programs – ENACT, in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation and other groups, will be offering a series of community events presenting information about arthritis rehabilitation
External Resources for Patients
– Reputable resources for patients and practitioners, compiled by ENACT’s team of arthritis professionals

Interested in Research?:
The Boston area is one of the best places in the country to participate in medical research!  For those who may be interested, the links below will take you to information about local and national research opportunities, including ENACT’s own projects at Boston University’s Sargent College.
ENACT research Projects – Click here to learn more about ENACT’s ongoing research study for people in the Massachusetts area
Arthritis Foundation Research – Click here  to sign up for the Arthritis Foundation’s new disease registry initiative
PatientsLikeMe.com – This Cambridge, MA based online social networking site will connect you with research projects across the country, such as clinicaltrials.gov, and with other people who share your condition

Verified in November 2012.

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