Welcome to Illinois

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 2,316,000 of them live in Illinois. 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 Living Your Yes RA 101 - Chicago, IL

2017 Living Your Yes RA 101 - Chicago, IL

10/3/2017

Join us for Living Your Yes With RA 101, a personalized goal-setting event brought to you by the Arthritis Foundation. This free forum gives you the opportunity to learn ways that can help you say Yes more than No, despite the challenges of living with rheumatoid arthritis. You’ll get expert advice from a local rheumatologist PLUS guidance on setting goals that can help you live life to its fullest. Let us help you manage your RA, as well as communicate effectively with your own doctor. Register today!

2017 Living Your Yes RA 201 - South Holland, IL

2017 Living Your Yes RA 201 - South Holland, IL

10/4/2017

Join us for Living Your Yes With RA 201, a personalized goal-setting event brought to you by the Arthritis Foundation. This free forum gives you the opportunity to learn ways that can help you say Yes more than No, despite the challenges of living with rheumatoid arthritis. You'll receive expert guidance from a local rheumatologist and learn to set and track your own health goals, communicate more effectively with your doctor and other tips and tricks on how to live better with your RA. Register today!

2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

10/8/2017

Join the Arthritis Foundation and fundraise for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! When you run for the Arthritis Foundation, you will join a community committed to finding a cure for Arthritis and help the 50 million people and 300,000 children who suffer from pain every day. Become a part of the journey to find a moment of Yes and join Team Conquer Arthritis today.

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Lincolnshire, IL

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Lincolnshire, IL

10/14/2017

Join us at Didier Farms for our Fall Family JA Day. Families can enjoy hayrides, pumpkin picking, corn mazes, pony rides and much more! Parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to network with other JA families and speak with medical professionals. Registration is required.