Arthritis Awareness Month - May 2024

Practicing the following five steps can help you manage your arthritis and any other chronic condition you have like diabetes, heart disease, or diabetes.

  1. Learn new self-management skills: Take an in-person or virtual class like Living Well with Chronic Pain. This class can be found on the Healthy Living for ME website
  2. Be Active: Utilize the Hinge Health benefit for customized guidance.
  3. Talk to your Primary Care Provider: Don’t have one? Visit Anthem’s website to find an in-network provider.
  4. Manage your Weight: Utilize the State of Maine Dietitian benefit to create a meal plan.
  5. Protect your Joints: Practice low-impact exercises such as biking, walking, swimming, or Tai Chi.