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Arthritis Connections

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Peer-to-peer guidance and support for Canadians living with arthritis

Woman typing on a laptopArthritis Connections (Aide entrAide in Quebec) connects people living with arthritis and provides them with opportunities to engage and to learn from each other by breaking down the isolation that sometimes comes with the disease. It is building a community of peers where people can share their experience and have open and honest discussion about their lives with arthritis, within a supportive virtual environment.

Arthritis Connections live-only interactive sessions provide a virtual space for people living with arthritis to come together, learn about their disease and build relationships.

The sessions are not recorded, so don’t miss our next event!

The interactive live sessions are hosted on Zoom Meetings and consist of:

  • 20-minute information and questions & answers session led by an arthritis healthcare expert

  • 30-minute small breakout room discussions with peers which are volunteer-led, helping you to engage in supportive conversations about living with arthritis

If we have an upcoming event, registration information will be displayed above. If you don’t see a current event but want to be informed about the next live Arthritis Connections event, click the (+) below and fill out our contact form to learn more about upcoming events!

Other ways Arthritis Society provides support to people affected by arthritis:

  • Arthritis LineOur trained volunteers answer your questions about arthritis, how to manage the disease and where to access arthritis-related resources.

  • Peer Listeners: If needed, our Arthritis Line volunteers can refer you to a Peer Listener. The Arthritis Society’s Peer Listeners are volunteers trained to lend an ear to those when you need someone to listen and understand.

  • Arthritis TalksOur signature online seminar series brings current, evidence-based information straight from the experts directly to you. Consult our upcoming events.

  • flourish: Health and wellness advice, self-management tips, inspirational stories and much more to help you live well and flourish when living with arthritis. 

For more information about the Arthritis Connections program, email us at connections@arthritis.ca.

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Arthritis Connections is made possible by the following partners:

Sponsors list: pfizer, abbvie, amgen, bristol myers squibb, novartis, fondation j.a.desève, fondation fournier-éthier - organon

The Arthritis Society is grateful to the many supporters who invest in our work and share our vision of a world in which arthritis is extinguished.