September is Arthritis Awareness Month

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

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.

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How We Help

Research

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

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

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

 

Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

Latest News

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Aug 25

Yes, arthritis is a big deal, say people facing the diagnosis Six million Canadians have arthritis, but those who live with the diagnosis say its impact on their lives is too often diminished. More than 79 per cent of respondents in a recent poll by the Arthritis Society said people don’t take the disease seriously. Arthritis Society
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Jul 28

Honouring Kenneth Smith The Arthritis Society is deeply saddened about the passing on July 24, 2020 of its Past Board Chair, Kenneth Smith.“Ken was a passionate advocate for people with arthritis and he made a huge contribution towards lessening the impact of the disease on millions of Canadians,” says Trish... Arthritis Society
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Jul 12

Joint replacement surgeries must become a priority again As Canada continues to confront COVID-19, an alarming backlog of joint replacement surgeries is emerging. In this Toronto Star editorial, the Arthritis Society addresses how it is taking action on the issue. Toronto Star

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