Helen King was diagnosed about six years ago with acute onset rheumatoid arthritis. She also has osteoarthritis, spinal stenosis and degenerative disc disease. In addition to her full-time job, she stays busy volunteering for the Foundation as a Connect group facilitator in Philadelphia, a chair of the local leadership board and a chair of the local Walk to Cure Arthritis committee. She also is a Platinum Ambassador, and she has been an honoree of both the local and national Walks.
Read more about Helen King’s story in her blog.
May 12th, 2020 | Season 2 | 38 mins 30 secs
ankylosing spondylitis, anxiety, arthritis, chair yoga, community, connect group, connections, degenerative disc disease, depression, fibromyalgia, lupus, osteoarthritis, pandemic, physical activity, physical distancing, rheumatoid arthritis, social distancing, staying active, support group, virtual connections, virtual physical activity, walking, yoga
The environment we are living in today with physical distancing can make you feel disconnected from your loved ones and community. It can make the feelings of isolation from living with arthritis even more of a struggle. In this episode, you’ll hear some words of wisdom from two amazing volunteers who live with arthritis and are doing their part to support their arthritis communities. Cindy Senk and Helen King share their tips for staying active and connected – virtually.
Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast
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