Resources for People Living with Arthritis and their Networks

New Canada Recovery Benefits – What to Expect

New Canada Recovery Benefits – What to Expect

We would like to thank all participants of the CAPA Webinar on Disability Tax Credit (DTC) that was hosted by the Canada Revenue Agency representatives on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Participants were able to learn about eligibility criteria and how to apply for these...

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Talking to Your Doctor About Joint Pain

Talking to Your Doctor About Joint Pain

The Arthritis Alliance of Canada launched the "Talk to Your Doctor about Joint Pain" tool to improve care for the millions of Canadians living with osteoarthritis (OA). It aims to improve patient self-care, self-advocacy and health literacy across Canada....

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Communicating with Your Healthcare Team

Communicating with Your Healthcare Team

This downloadable presentation deck is part of the Inflammatory Arthritis Education Series. By the end of the session, you will: Understand the importance of being an active participant on your own healthcare team Know the roles of each member of your healthcare team...

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Models of Care

Models of Care

The Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC), a nationwide coalition of more than thirty-five groups including people living with arthritis, health care professionals, researchers, funding agencies, government, voluntary sector agencies and industry partners, recently...

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Understanding Treatment Options

How was It Then and and How is it Now?

How was It Then and and How is it Now?

Rheumatoid Arthritis caused significant mobility issues, often resulting in an inability to go to school, work, or participate in regular social activities. In some cases, it caused premature death.

Learn more from CAPA’s newly developed Then and Now infographic how the situation has changed over 20 years!

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Medical Cannabis

Medical Cannabis

Medical cannabis is an important topic for people who live with arthritis and who are looking for ways to relieve their pain. CAPA's position paper is here, and you may also wish to learn more about this topic using resources provided by the Arthritis...

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Biosimilars

Biosimilars

CAPA is continuously updating this page on biosimilars (also called subsequent entry biologics or SEBs). We have recently updated our position paper and also created a video to help you understand this type of medication.

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Related CAPA Projects

TEAM Project

TEAM Project

TEAM Arthritis Information Do you or a loved one have arthritis? Would you like to learn more about it? CAPA—with input from medical experts—has created a comprehensive overview of inflammatory arthritis called TEAM Arthritis Information, which you can view and...

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When you live with arthritis,
information is your most important tool.

The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA) works with various groups in the arthiritis community to ensure the voice of people living with arthritis is heard and to bring you up-to-date information on issues that affect the arthritis community. We work with healthcare professionals, health organizations, clinicians, industry, health charities, researchers, and various levels of government.

We keep Canadian people living with arthritis and their support groups understand more about their disease and have a voice in managing it.