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  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 10/15/2021

    Osteoarthritis: A Leading Cause of Disability

    October 15, 2021

    The OA Action Alliance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Arthritis Foundation have developed action briefs for key sectors to further implement the strategies laid out in A National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis: 2020 Update.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 10/1/2021

    Active Aging Week

    October 1, 2021

    Monday marks the official start of Active Aging Week (Oct 4-10, 2021) and here is your chance to take part in the movement! Initiated in 2003 by the International Council on Active Aging, this weeklong campaign calls attention to and wholeheartedly celebrates the positivity of aging.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 9/17/2021

    Falls Free CheckUp

    September 21, 2021

    Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not. Most falls can be prevented! Starting this Monday (9/20), the National Council on Aging (NCOA) is promoting National Falls Prevention Awareness Week.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 9/3/2021

    Rheum4You: Reproductive Health and Rheumatic Disease

    September 3, 2021

    September 2021 marks the 6th Annual Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month (RDAM), a national awareness event sponsored by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and its public awareness campaign, Simple Tasks™. The theme for this year’s RDAM is Rheum4You: Reproductive Health & Rheumatic Disease.

  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Arthritis Research Canada

    September 2, 2021

    Osteoarthritis is a worldwide disease that requires worldwide attention and collaboration. Our friends at Arthritis Research Canada share a similar mission to the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance to transform the lives of people living with arthritis through research and engagement. We have invited our member organization Arthritis Research Canada to discuss its research in our Monthly Member Spotlight!

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 8/20/2021

    Recommended Treatments for OA

    August 20, 2021

    The management of OA typically involves the help of a wide range of healthcare professionals, including your PCPs, PTs, Pharmacists, and more. To help these healthcare providers develop the capacity to deliver high-quality care for those with OA, OARSI developed the Core Capability Framework to share with the medical community.

  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Joint Academy

    August 6, 2021

    This month, we’re excited to spotlight the latest happenings of our member organization, Joint Academy.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 8/6/2021

    Remain in the Game

    August 6, 2021

    Whether training for a sport or an obstacle course race, athletes can prevent injury and improve their performance through an effective and consistent training program. Hosted by the OA Action Alliance and endorsed by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Remain in the Game is a well-rounded and evidence-based training program.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 7/23/2021

    Live Yes! with Arthritis

    July 23, 2021

    The popularity of podcasts continues to rise. The OA Action Alliance regularly participates in podcasts to help elevate OA as a national health priority and promote arthritis-appropriate, evidence-based interventions for the prevention, management, and treatment of OA.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 7/9/2021

    Our Park and Recreation Story

    July 9, 2021

    July is the perfect time to see what your local parks and recreational facilities have to offer. According to the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), various research studies are confirming that community parks and recreation, green spaces and time outdoors are critical for creating healthy, active, and sustainable communities.