Welcome to Maryland

There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,083,000 of them live in Maryland. 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

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 Fall Rheumatology Family Connections Event - Wheaton, MD

2017 Fall Rheumatology Family Connections Event - Wheaton, MD

10/22/2017

Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) is excited to partner with the Arthritis Foundation to host a Fall Rheumatology Family Connections program! Come and enjoy lunch with other local families that have a child with juvenile arthritis or other rheumatic diseases.

This event is $5 and open to all children with a rheumatic disease, their parents and siblings.

2017 Bone Bash - Delaware

2017 Bone Bash - Delaware

10/27/2017

Looking for a good reason to get festive this Halloween? The Arthritis Foundation's Bone Bash fundraiser is a community-driven event that takes place in a few select cities across the country. These fun and spirited evenings raise funds to support our mission to conquer arthritis and help more than 50 million Americans say Yes to a better life.

Living Your Yes with RA - Baltimore

Living Your Yes with RA - Baltimore

11/1/2017

Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis is a life-changing experience. But there’s a lot you can do to take control of your situation – and we’re here to help you.This free event is an opportunity unlike any other you’ve had – 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. You will leave armed with the tools, education and support to start saying Yes more than No!

2017 Living Your Yes with RA - Washington, DC

2017 Living Your Yes with RA - Washington, DC

11/14/2017

Join us for Living Your Yes With RA, 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!