Steps to Health

Are you interested in becoming a Steps to Better Health class leader?

  • Fill out an application to become a CDSMP/DSMP Leader
  • Click here to contact your Regional Arthritis Center for more information on how to become a Walk With Ease Group leader!

Are you a current Leader and/or Master Trainer?

  • Click here to access the Leaders Only Password Protected Site for more information on adding classes and trainings to the webpage. You can also access program paperwork, marketing materials and more!
 
If you are a RAC Coordinator, access the RAC Resource Site here.

Class Descriptions

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Living a Healthy Life (CDSMP)

A Chronic Disease Self-Management course ideal for people with ongoing health conditions like arthritis, heart disease, depression, and diabetes. The class meets for 2.5 hour sessions once a week for six weeks. You will learn skills to help you have increased energy & physical activity; decreased pain, fatigue, depression, & health distress; and fewer social limitations.

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Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes (DSMP)

A Diabetes Self-Management course for people with Type 2 Diabetes. The class meets for 2.5 hour sessions once a week for six weeks. You will gain tools to manage diabetes including developing action plans and learning ways to balance and control blood sugar, read food labels, and how to communicate with Healthcare Providers.

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Walk With Ease - Group

Offered in a group setting with a trained instructor. A physical activity course designed to help you manage your arthritis by developing a walking plan that fits your specific needs. However, you do not have to have arthritis to benefit from the program. It is beneficial for anyone who wants to make walking a daily habit, especially if you have diabetes, heart disease, or other ongoing health conditions.

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Walk With Ease - Individual

Offered in a self-led format (no instructor; don't have to walk with others, though we recommend the buddy system!). A physical activity program designed to help you manage your arthritis by developing a walking plan that fits your specific needs. However, you do not have to have arthritis to benefit from the program. It is beneficial for anyone who wants to make walking a daily habit, especially if you have diabetes, heart disease, or other ongoing health conditions.

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