Wellness. Support. Awareness.

Committed to enriching the lives of those living with scleroderma
in Atlantic Canada

Support

Providing financial, emotional, motivational, educational, and social support to those living with scleroderma and their caregivers in Atlantic Canada.

Awareness

Spreading awareness and educating the public about scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease, which has no known cause and no known cure.

Advocacy

Engaging with medical professionals, government, and media to advocate for the those living with scleroderma in Atlantic Canada.

Education

Providing education for patients, caregivers, health care professionals, and health care students to increase understanding and awareness of scleroderma.

Research

Supporting research and seeking funding is needed to ensure better treatments are available for those living with scleroderma. Research is essential to finding a cure.

What is scleroderma?

Scleroderma is a rare, progressive, and chronic autoimmune connective tissue disorder that causes excess collagen accumulation. “Sclero” means “hard” and “derma” means “skin”. But hardening skin is just one of many difficult symptoms that people living with scleroderma can experience.

Upcoming Events

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Planning is already underway, and if you’d like to participate please join our upcoming Zoom call. We had such a successful 2021 Walk Run and are excited to plan our next event with you.

Join us on Zoom for a casual, friendly get together.

Join us for an in-person meetup this September! We will be meeting in the Wolfville area at 11:30am. This month, we had a volunteer offer to host within their home. If you are interested in attending, please contact [email protected] for more information.

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