The program combines self-paced walks with information about health-related topics to help improve strength and balance. Between sessions, participants work on their own, and at their own pace.

The Walk With Ease program is proven to increase your physical activity and overall health.

Walk With Ease

Provided at NO cost to older adults 60+

Offered on the web and over the phone

This Walk With Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. The program includes a guidebook and a walking schedule to get you safely moving toward better health.


About the Program

The Walk With Ease is proven to improve your overall health. The self-directed course runs for six weeks and participants are encouraged to walk three times a week. Walk With Ease will help you:

  • Improve balance and strength

  • Improve arthritis symptoms

  • Increase strength

  • Increase walking pace

  • Improve confidence in one’s ability to manage arthritis symptoms

Walk With Ease walker


Studies by the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and the Institute on Aging of the University of North Carolina show that Walk With Ease is proven to: 

  • Reduce the pain and discomfort of arthritis 

  • Increase balance, strength and walking pace 

  • Build confidence in your ability to be physically active 

  • Improve overall health 

Walk With Ease walker