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

2017 Walk With Ease

9/20/2017 to 12/31/2017

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!

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Ventura, CA

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Ventura, CA


Enjoy the opportunity to meet and network with other local families, learn more about the Arthritis Foundation, information on upcoming local events, and hear from great speakers!

2017 Jingle Bell Run - Orange County & Inland Empire
2017 Jingle Bell Run - Thousand Oaks, CA
2017 Jingle Bell Run -  Sacramento, CA

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.