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  • Programs and Support Groups

  • Ongoing Programs

    Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
    Held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 to 11:00 a.m. for six weeks at the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport Hospital.  The fee is $24.00 for six weeks. The next series will begin on September 11, 2013.  Call 401-845-1551 to register.  Call Kristin Matteson at 401-845-1845 for additional information.

    Congestive Heart Failure Program
    This free program consists of two 90-minute sessions per week for a period of six weeks. There will be ten 30-minute education classes and 12 one-hour exercise sessions.  Please contact Samuel Baldwin or Maria Botelho at 401-845-1179 for more information or to enroll.

    Family and Friends CPR and First Aid
    This is a two-part program held the third and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the Birthing Center at Newport Hospital from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.  The fee is $45.00 per person. To register, call 401-845-1133.

    Risk Factor Reduction Program
    This program consists of 10 sessions of monitored exercise and disease prevention education. It is held at the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport Hospital.  The fee is $75 for 10 sessions.  Call 401-845-1179 for more information. 

    Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program
    This program is held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon for six weeks at the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport Hospital. The fee is $36.00 for six weeks. The next series will begin on September 11, 2013. Call 401-845-1551 to register.  Call Kristin Matteson at 401-845-1845 for additional information.

    Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Program
    This program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for six weeks at the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport Hospital. The next series will begin on September 10, 2013. Call 401-845-1551 to register.  Call Kristin Matteson at 401-845-1845 for additional information.

    Support Groups

    For further information, please call the Newport Hospital education department at 401-845-1551.