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The three Ohio offices ( Central and Northwestern Ohio, Northeastern Ohio, & Southern Ohio) of the Arthritis Foundation are working to improve the lives of the 2.6 million people across our state who struggle every day with this serious health epidemic.

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Upcoming Events

2015 Breaking the Pain Chain - CareSource

Breaking the Pain Chain program is a four part, interactive education series designed to teach participants about the tools and techniques for breaking the cycle of pain caused by arthritis. Attend all four classes to receive the education and resources needed to effectively manage arthritis pain. Class One Facts about arthritis pain, diagnosis and the best strategies for managing arthritis pain Class Two Evaluates medications, complementary therapies and alternative treatment option Class Three Covers nutrition and exercise Class Four Focuses on stress, relaxation, good sleep hygiene and building an effective healthcare team

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2015 L'Amour du Vin


18th Annual L’Amour du Vin – A premier wine and food event. Presented by University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. General admission tickets are $75 and VIP tickets are $95. Business attire suggested.

2015 Cincinnati Sports Club Speaker Series


Educational Session. No cost. Registration Required.

Bone Bash- Cincinnati

Bone Bash- Cincinnati

10/17/2015 to 10/17/2015

Emerging Investigators Conference

The Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region is hosting the 2nd annual Emerging Investigators Conference for arthritis researchers on September 18-19, 2015 at the Bertram Inn & Conference Center, Aurora, OH. The conference will provide participants an opportunity to:

*Share their research
*Interact with senior faculty
*Obtain career advice
*Gather for small group discussions
*Join in workshops

The conference will begin at 12 noon on Friday, September 18 and end at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19. One night’s lodging on September 18 and meals on September 18- 19 will be provided by the Arthritis Foundation.Click here to register . Questions? Contact Mary Bird at mbird@arthritis.org or 216-285-2839.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!

Congratulations to the winners of the Jingle Bell Run/Walk Cedar Point contest!

Taylor Guerrant - T & C's Movers and Shakers – OH
Stacy Ardoin - Buckeyes and Butterflies Against Arthritis – OH
Nikki Layne - Team Kathy supported by Tech International – OH
TJ Tuttamore - Heartland – OH
Aaron Ross – Money for People – Michigan
Shain McLain – Mighty McLains – Michigan
Leslie Parsons – Team Savannah – Michigan
Jackie Ritter – Tre Sorelle – OH
Kathy Stoltman - Jingle Jangles – OH
Kristen Smith - Jingle Bell Rockers – WV
Logan Haughey - Logan’s Wolverine Warriors – PA
Kim Kennell - Head Shoulders, Knees & Toes – KY