AAKP 2021 Fun Walk (REGISTRANT ACCESS ONLY)

AAKP 3rd Annual Fun Walk - December 6-17, 2021

#AAKPFunWalk21

Thank you for registering for AAKP’s Fun Walk 2021, “Taking Steps to a Healthier Mind & Body”!

As the nation and the world confronts the unprecedented challenge of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, AAKP is committed to continuing to maintain and expand our services to kidney patients, their families, and caregivers. As patients ourselves, AAKP’s leadership and Board know that the daily life of a chronic kidney disease patient is highly stressful, especially since we manage a complex web of medications, treatments and modalities, and a host of complex underlying medical conditions. The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for people, especially those already living with a chronic illness or underlying condition(s). Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Recommended public health actions, such as social distancing, can make people feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety. Coping with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

Share your successes with AAKP! Send us pictures throughout December 6-17 of you walking and joining our virtual sessions! Photos can be emailed to jrate@aakp.org. Please be sure to include your name and a brief description of your activity. Posting on your own social media pages? Tag us at Facebook @kidneypatient and Twitter/Instagram @kidneypatients and use the hashtag #AAKPFUNWALK21.

Schedule of Events

Join us for any – or all – of the following activities!

Monday

Dec 6

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Tuesday

Dec 7

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Wednesday

Dec 8

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

 

Thursday

Dec 9

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Friday

Dec 10

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Monday

Dec 13

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Tuesday

Dec 14

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Wednesday

Dec 15

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Thursday

Dec 16

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Friday

Dec 17

10-Minute Warm-Up (Join OnDemand)

Self-Care Tips for People with CKD (Join OnDemand)

Sit and Be Fit Exercise (Join OnDemand)

30 Second Mental Reset (Join OnDemand)

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge (Join OnDemand)

Cool Down (Join OnDemand)

Virtual Session Leaders

Jennifer Jones, USMC (ret.), AAKP National Board of Directors, National Ambassador, Former Dialysis Patient, Current Transplant Recipient

Sessions:

10 Self-Care Tips for People with CKD

Lulu Waters, AAKP Ambassador, Entrepreneur, Business Consultant and Certified Personal Trainer

Sessions:

30 Second Mental Reset

Chris Clynes, Fitness Instructor

Sessions:

10-Minute Warmup

Sit and Be Fit Exercise

Quads and Glutes Workout Challenge

Warm Down

Additional AAKP Mind and Body Resources

Mental Health Management During COVID-19: Staying Connected while Staying at Home (HealthLine webinar) - Click Here

Coping, Living, and Thriving with Kidney Disease (PDF) - Click Here

Understanding Depression in Kidney Disease (PDF) - Click Here

When Your Loved One is Depressed (PDF) - Click Here

Depression: The Struggle is Real (Blog Post) - Click Here

Coping with a Chronic Illness: Sharing the Diagnosis and Finding Support (Video) - Click Here

Disease Management: Caregiver Corner: Taking care of Yourself While Caring for your Loved One (National Patient Meeting session) - Click Here

Ask the Doc: Exercise in Chronic Kidney Disease and the Elderly (Article) - Click Here

Spring into Action (Article) - Click Here

The Importance of Exercise at All Stages of Kidney Disease (Webinar) - Click Here

Regular Exercise Gives One Patient More Time to Spend with His Family (Article) - Click Here

2019 Fun Walk Photos

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors!

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Home - Akebia Therapeutics

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals - Wikipedia

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Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Prepares for Commercial Launch from New Maryland  Site on the Heels of 2020 Hiring Spree · BioBuzz

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Press Releases – Calliditas Therapeutics AB

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Supporting Sponsors

Alliance for Gout Awareness

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Kindness For Kidneys International

Disclaimer: Your participation in virtual mind and body sessions is at your own risk. Your decision to participate as a volunteer is made of your own free will. You assume full responsibility for any risk of body injury that may arise out of or related to the activity.