Michigan Arthritis News

Annie W. & Elizabeth M. Anderson Fall Family Camp!

Join us!
September 20, 2014 – September 21, 2014
Location: Joy Outdoor Education Center
10117 Old 3-C Highway
Clarksville, OH 45113
Contact: Kelly Case 1-800-383-6843

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2014 Tribute to Excellence Honoring Roger Penske

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Henry Ford Museum

The Arthritis Foundation has a long history of celebrating leaders whose work has significantly impacted our community and those with arthritis. Arthritis is the nation’s leading cause of disability and Roger Penske and the Penske Corporation’s philanthropic endeavors have touched countless lives globally and here in Detroit – including those living with arthritis and other disabilities.
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New FREE JA Resource Available for Parents! Learn About School Issues and More

The School Resource Interactive CD is designed to allow you to easily move through the module to the areas that are of interest.  You will find information on how to work with your child's school and medical team to get the accommodations your child needs. If you would be interested in receiving a free copy of the School Interactive CD please click here.

More About the School Resource Interactive CD

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Let’s go for a walk!

Join us at one of five 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis events in Michigan. Walk to Cure Arthritis (formerly named Arthritis Walk) is a fun and non-competitive three-mile walking event that supports public awareness and raises funds to fight arthritis. People of all ages and origins get arthritis including children. It’s the leading cause of disability in the United States affecting more than 50 million people nationwide and 2.3 million in Michigan.


Go to www.WalkToCureArthritis.org or call (855) 529-2728 for registration and other information.
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Camp helps kids deal with their juvenile arthritis

To help children deal with that and to let them feel like and accomplish what non-arthritic kids do every day, the Arthritis Foundation in 2003 established Camp Dakota, a summer camp for kids. Its facilities are similar to those at most camps – a swimming and fishing pond, nature center, trails, activity fields and, of course, a large campfire pit suitable for any marshmallow roast and sing-along. read more

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