Welcome to Michigan
The Michigan offices of the Arthritis Foundation are working to improve the lives of the 2.3 million people across our state who struggle every day with this serious health epidemic.
2014 Tribute to Excellence Honoring Roger Penske
Rodger Penske was honored by the Arthritis Foundation with a “tribute to excellence” award for his leadership and dedication in helping others at the 2014 Tribute to Excellence which raise over 1 million dollars for the Arthritis Foundation.
Before he took the stage, Penske told me he had no idea until recently children like Logan could be struck down by arthritis.
“Honestly, I wasn’t aware how many young people have it,” said Penske, 77. “I know older people with it, but kids?” Click here to read more.
Registration Now Open for the 2015 Juvenile Arthritis Conference
Caribe Royal,Orlando, Florida
Scholarship Applications Available. Go to the http://kidsgetarthritistoo.org website for information on how to apply for a scholarship.
Application Deadline: Friday, February 13, 2015
The Arthritis Foundation hosts the National JA Conference, a three-day experience where parents:
-Connect with leading specialists about the latest treatment options
-Get updates on promising research and enrolling studies
-Network with other parents who know what it’s like to raise a child with arthritis
Kids with arthritis and their siblings, it's three days of fun in a space where everyone understands what it’s like to have arthritis.
Exercise and Aquatic Program Update
Thank you for your dedication to the Arthritis Foundation Exercise and Aquatic Programs! You have helped us to increase the reach of our programs to people with arthritis. We appreciate your dedication and commitment and hope you continue to offer these programs!
The Arthritis Foundation is excited to announce we have formed a new partnership with the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA).
Click here to read more about this transition.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions.
2014 Fall Impact Newsletter
Click here to read our donor profile and about making arthritis care more accessible and affordable.