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The Kentucky office of the Arthritis Foundation are working to improve the lives of the 1.1 million people across our state who struggle every day with this serious health epidemic.

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Upcoming Events

RA Just Diagnosed- August

RA Just Diagnosed- August

8/29/2015

Free informative and interactive education program that motivates and empowers people newly diagnosed with RA.

Breaking the Pain Chain- Louisville September Series

9/2/2015 to 9/23/2015

Breaking the Pain Chain program is a four part, interactive education series designed to teach participants about the tools and techniques for breaking the cycle of pain caused by arthritis. Attend all four classes to receive the education and resources needed to effectively manage arthritis pain.

2015 JA Family Day

10/17/2015

We invite you and your family to ‘horse’ around with us at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. Families will enjoy a fun-filled day: • Connecting with other JA families • Gaining helpful education from healthcare professional • Enjoying Horses of the World tour and the Kids Barn • Hearing powerful kid testimonials • Lunch for the whole family

To register, contact Lorin McVey at 502-599-1414 or at lmcvey@arthritis.org

2015 Jingle Bell Run-Walk - Louisville

11/14/2015

Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.

Breaking the Pain Chain- Louisville September Series

September Program September 2, 9, 16 and 23 The Arthritis Foundation's Breaking the Pain Chain Program is a four week, interactive series designed to teach you about the tools and techniques for breaking the cycle of pain caused by arthritis. The four week series covers topics including
-diagnosis, medications, nutrition -complementary therapies, exercise -stress management Registration required and space is limited. Call 513.527.5048 or email jberrens@arthritis.org to register.

Click this video to learn more about Breaking the Pain Chain

Emerging Investigators Conference

The Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region is hosting the 2nd annual Emerging Investigators Conference for arthritis researchers on September 18-19, 2015 at the Bertram Inn & Conference Center, Aurora, OH. The conference will provide participants an opportunity to:

*Share their research
*Interact with senior faculty
*Obtain career advice
*Gather for small group discussions
*Join in workshops

The conference will begin at 12 noon on Friday, September 18 and end at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19. One night’s lodging on September 18 and meals on September 18- 19 will be provided by the Arthritis Foundation. Click here to register . Questions? Contact Mary Bird at mbird@arthritis.org or 216-285-2839.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!