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.
July 22, 2022
This July, we are bringing attention to how important it is to rise up and support the field of parks and recreation, because every day, park and recreation professionals rise up for their communities in service of equity, climate-readiness, and overall health and well-being.
July 8, 2022
As early detection of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis can better equip providers and patients in selecting the most appropriate management pathways for the disease, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in healthcare plays a direct role in impacting patient health outcomes and influencing a person’s quality of life.
June 24, 2022
With summer upon us and new record high temperatures starting to feel like the norm, now is a great time to review some safety tips. Here are a few ways you can observe National Safety Month.
June 10, 2022
Many fathers will celebrate Sunday, June 19th with an activity such as golf, fishing, or camping. Others may choose to celebrate with their families or simply enjoy a day of relaxation. However the men in your life choose to spend the day, sore or stiff joints from osteoarthritis (OA) should not keep them from their favorite activities.
May 27, 2022
As we approach the summer months and the weather gets warmer, the urge to get outside and soak up the sun feels strong. Of course, it is important to stay active to help relieve osteoarthritis (OA) pain. But, it is also important to stay safe in the heat when exercising.