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Fit & Strong! is a national evidence-based physical activity program that targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population. A Fit & Strong Instructor Training is now available in North Dakota.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 | Day One
8:00 am – 5:00 pm (CT)
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | Day Two
8:00 am – 5:00 pm (CT)

* Successful completion of both days is required.

Fit & Strong! Goals:

  • Improve exercise frequency
  • Reduce arthritis-related joint pain and stiffness
  • Increase strength
  • Improve confidence in ability to exercise

Deadline for registration: November 11, 2022

There is no cost for the 2-day training. The customary fee of $375 is waived due to a grant from the ND Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services. Attendees will be reimbursed for mileage, lodging and meals. Master Trainers for this training are Shaundra Ziemann-Bolinske, Danielle Dinger and Ronda Gripentrog.

To learn more about the Fit & Strong Instructor training and access the application form. Please contact Jane Strommen or Divya Saxena if you are interested in discussing the Fit & Strong program and how it might be implemented in your area.

Fit & Strong! Resources