Welcome to Florida

There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 4,022,000 of them live in Florida. 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.

Upcoming Events

2017 Walk With Ease

2017 Walk With Ease

5/15/2017 to 6/30/2017

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 Camp Fun Rise - Miami

2017 Camp Fun Rise - Miami

6/18/2017 to 6/24/2017

In partnership with Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Dr. Rivas-Chacon, Camp Fun Rise gives kids living with juvenile arthritis and other childhood rheumatic diseases the chance to be themselves. Camp Fun Rise provides a safe and nurturing environment that is supervised by trained staff and medical professionals. It features traditional summer camping activities, from games and crafts to campfires and sing-alongs.

In addition to forging new friendships and amazing memories, campers gain a better understanding of their disease while increasing independence and self-confidence.

Parents can apply for camp through Dr. Rivas-Chacon. For more information contact Katie Bertotti at kbertotti@arthritis.org, or call 615-806-8538.

2017 Camp Boggy Creek - Session 1 - Eustis, FL

2017 Camp Boggy Creek - Session 1 - Eustis, FL

7/6/2017 to 7/11/2017

Open to kids with JA or other childhood rheumatic diseases who are ages 7-16. Please click here for more information!

2017 Camp Boggy Creek - Session 2 - Eustis, FL

2017 Camp Boggy Creek - Session 2 - Eustis, FL

7/15/2017 to 7/20/2017

Open to kids with JA or other childhood rheumatic diseases who are ages 7-16. Please click here for more information!

2017 AOII Strikes Out Arthritis - Tampa

2017 AOII Strikes Out Arthritis - Tampa

9/17/2017

Join AOII as they Strike Out Arthritis with the Tampa Bay Ray's. Click here for details!

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