What COVID-19 means for you and your family if you have arthritis.

Your support is needed now more than ever


COVID-19 is a rapidly changing situation, but what is not changing is our commitment to Canadians with arthritis. Your loyal support is critical.

What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

Learn More About Arthritis

How We Help

Research

Investments in research seek to understand the causes, realize innovations that improve quality of life and discover a cure.

Advocacy

Understanding needs of people affected by arthritis and identifying gaps that are important to champion for change.

Solutions

Providing patient-centric, evidenced-based information and resources to empower people affected by arthritis.

Thank you for giving.
Your generosity puts us closer to a world where people are free from the devastating effects that arthritis has on lives.

Arthritis. Give before it takes.

 

Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

Latest News

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Mar 10

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Watch our special Arthritis Talks webinar, COVID-19 and you, featuring rheumatologist Dr. Vandana Ahluwalia explaining what COVID-19 means for arthritis patients, and answering their questions.Watch the video    View the slides [PDF 5MB]The Arthritis Society is doing its part to... Arthritis Society
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Mar 06

Nova Scotia far from reaching hip and joint replacement targets The Nova Scotia government won't come close to fulfilling its pledge in 2017 to meet the national standard for hip and knee replacement wait times. In October 2017, the Nova Scotia Health Authority pledged to hit the six-month benchmark by April 1, 2020. Arthritis affects more than 1 in... Chatelaine
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Mar 03

Arthritis Matters - March 2020 Food for thoughtArthritis and nutritionAn arthritis diagnosis changed the life of Kia Peters. At the age of 24, she changed her eating habits – and her career path. She’s now on the way to becoming a registered dietician. During March, which is Nutrition Month, we are reminded that... Arthritis Society

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Greens for Arthritis Aurora, ON
Mar 31
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Thunder Bay, ON
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