Welcome to California

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 5,953,000 of them live in California. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.

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Upcoming Events

2017 Walk With Ease - Santa Monica, CA

2017 Walk With Ease - Santa Monica, CA

7/18/2017 to 8/17/2017

No matter if you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s six week Walk With Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Click here for more details!
July 18 - August 17, 2017
T/WD/TH 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 a.m.

California Coast Classic Bike Tour

California Coast Classic Bike Tour

9/9/2017 to 9/16/2017

The Arthritis Foundation's California Coast Classic Bike Tour is a scenic bike ride that takes place over 8 days and covers 525 miles along the coast on Highway 1. The Tour starts in the heart of San Francisco and ends on the iconic strand of Los Angeles. The "CCC", as it is affectionately known, is a full-service ride which provides the framework for one of the most incredible experiences of a lifetime. We welcome beginners to experienced cyclists to enjoy the coastline's famous wineries, lighthouses and beaches.

2017 Taste of the Town - Santa Barbara, CA

2017 Taste of the Town - Santa Barbara, CA

9/10/2017

The ultimate epicurean adventure in Santa Barbara benefiting the Arthritis Foundation! Enjoy an afternoon at Santa Barbara’s original tasting event featuring the area’s finest wineries, breweries, restaurants and caterers.

2017 AOII Stikes Out Arthritis - Los Angeles

2017 AOII Stikes Out Arthritis - Los Angeles

9/24/2017

Join AOII as they Strike Out Arthritis with the LA Dodgers.Game starts at 1:00 p.m. Click here for details!

2017 AOII Stikes Out Arthritis - San Diego

2017 AOII Stikes Out Arthritis - San Diego

9/24/2017

Join AOII as they Strike Out Arthritis with the San Diego Padres. Game starts 1:40 p.m. Click here for details!

Walk to Cure Arthritis

The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. Come join us at our events across California in Los Angeles, Orange County, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Sacramento and San Diego!

Faces of Arthritis

Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the nation's leading cause of disability. The Arthritis Foundation is committed to raising awareness and reducing the impact of this serious, painful and unacceptable disease, which can rob people of living life to its fullest.