Northern California Arthritis News

Arthritis Helpline

A diagnosis of arthritis can turn life upside down. You may not know what to expect, what treatment options are available or what steps to take. The Arthritis Foundation is here to help. The Arthritis Helpline gives you the opportunity to speak one-on-one with someone about your unique arthritis needs. Call 888-391-9389 Option 101. read more

Walk to Cure Arthritis

Make plans to join us in Livermore on May 10 and San Francisco on May 17 for the Walk to Cure Arthritis. Join the fun and walk to fund research and find the cure for the nation's #1 cause of disability. Every step counts and every dollar matters. read more

Bike for a Cure

The Arthritis Foundation Bike Classic events are spectacular, fully supported cycling adventures that raise funds to cure arthritis. Participants can choose from the beauty of the Marin Headland, including spectacular views of the rugged California coast and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge or the rugged coasts, secluded beaches, and quaint towns of the Oregon Coast. To learn more about the one, two, four, and six day tour packages, please visit www.marinheadlandsbikeclassic.org or www.ThePeoplesCoastClassic.org or contact Beth Miller at (415) 356-5483. read more

Juvenile Arthritis Transition Toolkit Now Available

Young people with rheumatic diseases have to take on new responsibilities as they enter the world of adult medical care. The Arthritis Foundation Transition Toolkit is designed to help youth and their families develop the skills they need to successfully make the leap to independence. Take a brief health care skills assessment and create a customized Transition Toolkit that meets YOUR needs or check out the resource library. read more

VOLUNTEER TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE!

Build a stronger community for the 50 million Americans living with arthritis by providing education, information, support and resources to those living with arthritis in a variety of mission and fundraising capacities. The Arthritis Foundation provides flexible scheduling and volunteer opportunities for all ages and abilities. read more

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