Welcome to Idaho

The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region offers information, community events, advocacy and research funding for the one in every four Idaho residents who struggle daily with this serious health epidemic.

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Upcoming Events

2016 National JA Conference East

2016 National JA Conference East

8/11/2016 to 8/14/2016

It’s an unforgettable annual family event, where more than 1,000 kids, teens and young adults with arthritis, parents and siblings come together to meet, learn and play.

Camp KODA (Kids Out to Defeat Arthritis)

Camp KODA (Kids Out to Defeat Arthritis)

8/14/2016 to 8/16/2016

Kids with arthritis are invited to summer camp. Enjoy archery, swimming, ropes course, talent show and more at the National Ability Center in Park City.

2016 Arthritis Bike Classic - Oregon

2016 Arthritis Bike Classic - Oregon

9/17/2016 to 9/24/2016

Join cyclists of all ability levels for an unforgettable journey experiencing local highlights such as Tillamook Creamery, Sea Lion Caves, Rogue Brewery, Whale Watching and more while raising funds to cure arthritis.

Join the Fight

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

Better Living Toolkit

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A Digital Tool to Help You Live Your Best

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.