Welcome to Missouri

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,308,000 of them live in Missouri. 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 - Grandview, MO

2017 Walk With Ease - Grandview, MO

The Arthritis Foundatin's Walk with Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Comprehensive studies demonstrate that Walk With Ease reduces pain, increases balance and strength, and improves your overall health.

Session 1 | May 1 - June 9, 2017
M/W/F 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Session 2 | May 15 - June 23, 2017
M/W/F 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Classes are through The View Community Center. Click on the Walk With Ease icon for more details or call 816.316.4892.

2017 Camp Joint Adeventures - Lawson, MO

2017 Camp Joint Adeventures - Lawson, MO

6/5/2017 to 6/8/2017

The Arthritis Foundation's JA camps give kids with arthritis the chance to make lasting memories. Camps feature traditional summer camping activities, such as campfires, singing and storytelling, arts and crafts, swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, nature hikes, rock climbing, zip lines and more.

2017 Arthritis 101 - North Kansas City, MO

2017 Arthritis 101 - North Kansas City, MO

6/27/2017

Join the Arthritis Foundation for a free educational program to learn more about arthritis and arthritis treatments. This program is entirely free but registration is required.

2017 Art For Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

2017 Art For Arthritis - Kansas City, MO

9/8/2017

Art for Arthritis pairs 10 local children affected by juvenile arthritis with area artists to spend a summer together creating unique pieces of art. Attendees can look forward to an evening of drinks, heavy appetizers, a silent auction and an exciting live auction featuring the artwork the children and artists have created together.

2017 AOII Strike Out Arthritis on Sept. 9 - St. Louis, MO

2017 AOII Strike Out Arthritis on Sept. 9 - St. Louis, MO

9/9/2017

Join AOII at the St. Louis Cardinals game on September 9, 2017 as they play the Pittsburgh Pirates. For more information please visit: cardinals.com/aoii

Living Your Yes With RA

Exercise

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.