Welcome to Nevada
The Nevada office of the Arthritis Foundation is working to improve the lives of the 464,000 people across our state who struggle every day with this serious health epidemic. To help reduce the unacceptable pain, disability and other burdens of arthritis and related diseases, we offer information, events, research grants, advocacy activities and other vital programs and services.
Exercise & Education ProgramsProgram information is currently unavailable, please contact your local office for local program information.
Managing Your Rheumatoid ArthritisWhen: May 25, 2013
Where: Las Vegas Springs Reserve
Arthritis 101When: June 24, 2013
Where: Howard Liebum Senior Center
Camp SolWhen: August 01, 2013 – August 04, 2013
Where: Camp Kimball Scout Reservation
Henderson, NV 89077
702/ 367-1626 phone
702/ 367-6381 fax
Nevada Arthritis News
Families of children and young adults affected by arthritis and related rheumatic diseases are invited to attend the national Juvenile Arthritis Conference on July 18-21 in Garden Grove (Anaheim), California. Join participants from across the country for a fun, educational and life-changing experience! Dream, Believe and Achieve with us this summer! The early registration deadline is June 20. Sign up now! read more
Arthritis affects almost 300,000 children in the United States, with almost 42,000 residing within our Regional service area. During the spring and summer, we sponsor several medically-supervised children's camps for children with arthritis and related diseases.
These camps provide children with the opportunity to meet others who share their experiences, and feel stronger and energized as a result.
Fourteen-year-old Jonathan Corthell of Henderson, NV will be traveling 2,400 miles to Washington, D.C. to ask Congress to support policies that will ensure more research, better treatments and greater access to care for those with arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. read more