Idaho Arthritis News

Arthritis Helpline

A diagnosis of arthritis can turn life upside down. You may not know what to expect, what treatment options are available or what steps to take. The Arthritis Foundation is here to help. The Arthritis Helpline gives you the opportunity to speak one-on-one with someone about your unique arthritis needs. Call 888-391-9389 Option 101. read more

Idaho Gives

On May 1, 2014, Idaho Gives will bring nonprofits and Idahoans together for a day of online giving and sharing. Be part of the excitement – donate to the Arthritis Foundation anytime from 12:00am to 11:59pm MDT. Large and small gifts will combine for big impact. Imagine what we can accomplish if our entire communitygives local! read more

Registration Now Open for JA National Conference

We are excited to announce that registration has officially opened for the 2014 JA Conference, July 3 - 6, 2014 in Keystone, Colorado. The conference is celebrating its 30th Anniversary and the theme is “United for a Cure!” Visit the newly enhanced JA 2014 Conference section on www.kidsgetarthritistoo.org to learn about all the exciting events planned as well as registration and hotel details for this year’s conference. Don't wait - early bird registration deadline is May 28, 2014. read more

Bike for a Cure

The Arthritis Foundation Bike Classic events are spectacular, fully supported cycling adventures that raise funds to cure arthritis. Participants can choose from the beauty of the Marin Headland, including spectacular views of the rugged California coast and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge or the rugged coasts, secluded beaches, and quaint towns of the Oregon Coast. To learn more about the one, two, four, and six day tour packages, please visit www.marinheadlandsbikeclassic.org or www.ThePeoplesCoastClassic.org or contact Beth Miller at (415) 356-5483. read more

Local Volunteer Inspires Others to Improve Their Health

Gina VanVoorhis teaches the Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program in Coeur d'Alene. She adds personal touches to her classes to inspire participants to work harder. "It’s a beautiful thing watching people improve their health and their lives," Gina says. read more

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