Category: StandUp2OA Digest
September 30, 2022
As wellness and healthy living continue to be priorities for all populations, especially during the pandemic era, the 20th annual Active Aging Week (AAW) treats older adults throughout North America to a broad array of exciting opportunities that promote physical, mental and social health.
September 16, 2022
Falling is NOT a normal part of aging, and the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance is committed to empowering all older adults to age well, which includes avoiding falls. This September 18-24, 2022, we are partnering with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to observe Falls Prevention Awareness Week.
September 2, 2022
This September we recognize Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month (RDAM), a national awareness event sponsored by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and its public awareness campaign, Simple Tasks™. RDAM was created to raise awareness of the 100+ conditions under the umbrella of rheumatic disease, including osteoarthritis (OA).
August 19, 2022
Although there is limited osteoarthritis-specific cost data and the majority of cost estimates reflect the total cost of all forms of arthritis, the disease is costly to the nation, states, employer, individual, and society.
August 5, 2022
With the whole month of August before us, there is still plenty of time to enjoy a summer vacation before the changing of the seasons. Unfortunately, osteoarthritis (OA) can significantly impact your travel plans.