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The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is an exercise program designed •        help
increase joint flexibility and range of motion
•        help maintain muscle strength

Classes are available to fit your fitness level – with exercises done while sitting or
standing.  Instructors who have undergone a special Arthritis Foundation instructor-
training workshop conduct the classes. The exercises you learn in the program,
however, should not replace therapeutic exercises prescribed for you by a therapist.
Participants previously enrolled in the program have experienced such benefits as
increased functional ability, increased self-care behaviors, decreased pain and
decreased depression.
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
This shallow water exercise class is designed for those with Arthritis and related
conditions to improve joint movement, muscle strength, endurance, posture and
balance, and to reduce stiffness and pain. This class has been proven to be both safe
and effective.
Registration must be done in person at the center OR online  (recreation - register
online...) Please call (510) 578-4631 for info.
Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program

Tai Chi is one of the many “Complementary and Alternative to reduce your arthritis
pains, decrease your dependence on pain medications, improve your function and
quality of life.  

Dr Shibuya helped write a grant application (2011)  in support of Master Tai Chi
instructor, Sifu May Chen’s application for an Arthritis Foundation grant, which has
allowed the Fremont Senior Center to provide this twice weekly class began every 6-8
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program
Silliman Family Aquatic Center-Newark
- Mon & Wed 10am -10:50am ~$77 per series
- New Series begin every 6-8 weeks
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program  
Washington Hospital - Women Center
- Mon & Wed - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Co-Ed)
- Mon & Wed - 10:30am - 11:30am (Women)
New Series begin every 6-8 weeks.

Fee: ~ $48 for the 12 class series
Please call (510) 608-1301 to register.
Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program
Fremont Senior Center
40086 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont (by Lake Elizabeth)
Intermediate/Adv: Mon & Wed & Fri  9:30AM-10:30AM
- Beginners: Tue & Thu  1:30pm-2:30pm
- call (510) 790 – 6600 for details, $36/$46 per series
34075 Fremont Blvd, Fremont.
- Tue & Thu 9:30am- 10:30am
- Updated Price or call (510) 790-7946
Washington Hospital Women Center
- Tue  9:30am -10:30am ~ $48
- Thu. 10:30am -11:30am ~ $48 per series
New Series begin every 6-8 weeks
Please call (510) 608-1301 to register, discounts with
multiple classes.
Arthritis Support Group in Fremont
Topic:  Varies
Guest Speaker:  

Future Dates: (April to October only, 4th Wed. of each month)

Washington Hospital - Anderson Auditorium "B"
2500 Mowry Ave, Fremont, CA 94538
Questions: Please call Ida Lee at 510-791-3450

LIFE ElderCare, a non-profit organization, invites you to join our FREE 12-week
physician for approval, provides exercise skills to frail or homebound seniors, 60
years of age or older in the Tri-City area.

We often work with non-English speaking seniors and non-seniors who are
physically impaired.  
View videos on the Fall Prevention program

To learn more about the program, phone Sandy at 510-574-2087.
Fremont Rheumatology
Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Auto-Immune Diseases
Barry Shibuya M.D.  and  Christine Elias M.D.