CHEP: Coping with Arthritis During Social Isolation

We invite you to join us for this ZOOM CHEP session on Coping with Arthritis During Social Isolation. Since social gatherings are still not permitted we still want to keep in touch and keep you informed on certain topics.

Here is a TO DO list, if you do not already have Zoom installed on your computer, please sign up for a FREE account at can even do this on your phone or your tablet.

You must register for this videoconference before June 16th by sending  Anna Cone an email and she will send you the link to join. On the day of the videoconference, you simply click on the link and we’ll see you there!



Health Video Conference via Zoom 

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 – 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Coping with Arthritis During Social Isolation  

                    Myra Siminovitch, B.Sc., MBA, Physiotherapist Moderated                        

  by Jo Ann Jones with Host Kelly L. Howarth 

One in five Canadians lives with Arthritis, according to the Arthritis Society. Arthritis can cause pain, decrease mobility, and diminish the quality of life. Join us to learn about what you can do to manage your symptoms better and improve your functioning during these times of social isolation when our regular routines have gone by the wayside. There will be an open Q&A period at the end of the presentation.

Find Out 

  1. The Different Types of Arthritis
  2. Causes and Risk Factors
  3. What You Can do to Manage Arthritis

About Our Presenter Myra Siminovitch, B.Sc., MBA,                                                                                                                                          is a Montreal physiotherapist with a special interest in Arthritis and Osteoporosis.

Recommended Resources 

  • Arthritis Society Quebec and Helpline: 1-800-321-1433
  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  • CSEP Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines and Physical Activity Infographic

Upcoming CHEP Sessions via Zoom—Save the Dates! Topics and presenters to be announced:

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 – 10:00 to 11:30 AM
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – 10:00 to 11:30 AM
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020 – 10:00 to 11:30 AM

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