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Arthritis Australia launches new online resource EMPOWERED

Arthritis Australia launches new online resource: EMPOWERED

Although arthritis is typically associated with an older age group, the results of a new consumer survey of people living with arthritis, reveals the hidden struggles the condition is causing among younger Australians.

To coincide with World Arthritis Day, Arthritis Australia has today announced the launch of a new online resource, called EMPOWERED, to support those young Australians living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

EMPOWERED has been developed by Arthritis Australia to provide timely, relevant and actionable information and assistance to people living with RA, AS and PsA. To visit the EMPOWERED website log-on to:

Read the Arthritis Australia Media Release
Download the survey results infographic
Watch the coverage from Channel 10 news
Listen to the story on ABC612
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World Arthritis Day

The 12th of October, is World Arthritis Day 2015. This year the organisers want to take social media by storm through the High 5 campaign.
Taking part is easy! Just share this post or upload your own photo of a high 5 to Facebook or to the World Arthritis Day website, don't forget to use the ‪#‎WADhigh5‬

To read more about this campaign or to see the photos that have already
been uploaded, visit the website:

Your gift will help fund self-management courses, education seminars and will provide individual support for people living with arthritis.