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  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 11/25/2022

    November 23, 2022

    On Tuesday, November 29, UNC Health will celebrate “this annual day of doing good” with their own version of the day called Tar Heal Tuesday.


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Arthritis Foundation

    November 17, 2022

    From support groups for people with arthritis and their loved ones to their webinars and podcasts, the Arthritis Foundation has a number of resources to address the issues of challenges of arthritis. We have invited our member organization the Arthritis Foundation to discuss their mission in our Monthly Member Spotlight!


  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 11/11/2022

    November 10, 2022

    Arthritis is the second leading cause of discharge from the military, affecting one in three Veterans. Furthermore, post-traumatic arthritis develops in approximately half of all cases of traumatic joint injury.


  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 10/28/2022

    October 27, 2022

    The FrameWorks Institute and Physical Activity Alliance (an OA Action Alliance member organization) recently published a toolkit entitled Framing Guidance: Equitable Physical Activity to offer framing guidance on how to center equity in conversations about physical activity.


  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 10/14/2022

    October 13, 2022

    The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance (OAAA) is proud to announce the completion of a CDC-funded evaluation to identify safe and reliable lifestyle management programs for adults with arthritis.


  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 9/30/2022

    Active Aging Week

    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.


  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 9/16/2022

    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.


  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 9/2/2022

    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).


  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 8/19/2022

    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.


  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 8/5/2022

    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.