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Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Lecture, Lunch and Conversation

This monthly group program provides education and support for people with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis and their family members and friends. Lectures by rheumatoid arthritis care experts are followed by discussion facilitated by a clinical social worker and rheumatology nurse. Pre-assessment and registration required. Call the program coordinator, weekdays between 9 am and 5 pm, for more information.

When: Meets the third Thursday of the month (ten meetings a year), 12 to 2 pm
Where: Hospital for Special Surgery
2nd Floor Conference Center
Contact: Adena Batterman, LCSW
Manager, RA Patient Support and Education Programs
Email: battermana@hss.edu
Phone: 212.774.2539


What Users Have Said About the Program

“I've learned a lot. I've met people who are like me in experience. For me it's been helpful and hopeful. This has been the most important thing that I've done for myself in a very long time.”
   Rose M.

“It could go on forever and not lose my attention!“
   Janis G.

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