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The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region, Salt Lake City office provides information, community events, advocacy and research funding for the one in every four Utah residents who struggle daily with this serious health epidemic.

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Upcoming Events

2016 Advocacy Summit

2016 Advocacy Summit

3/14/2016 to 3/15/2016

Join us as we speak out for arthritis research and access to care in 2016! Team up with other advocates and Arthritis Foundation staff in Washington, D.C. to meet with legislators and staff on Capitol Hill to tell Congress that more needs to be done for people with arthritis.

2016 Arthritis Bike Classic - Marin

2016 Arthritis Bike Classic - Marin


Join us for a spectacular, fully supported one-day cycling adventure. Participants can choose from different scenic route options which feature the beauty of the North Bay, including spectacular views of the rugged California coast and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

2016 National JA Conference West

2016 National JA Conference West

7/14/2016 to 7/17/2016

You won't want to miss this life-changing opportunity to learn the latest information about juvenile arthritis and connect with other children and families with juvenile arthritis. Mark your calendars now.

Early Bird Specials

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Register Now

Registration and scholarships for both National Juvenile Arthritis Conferences are now open, and families registering before April 15 will receive a reduced early-bird rate. Scholarship availability is limited, applications are due by Feb. 26.

Arthritis Foundation Volunteer Named Miss Brigham City Peach Queen

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"Arthritis Is WHAT I Have, Not WHO I Am"

Anna is 18 years old and has had JIA since she was 10 years old. She has been actively involved with the Arthritis Foundation for the past 8 years, serving as Arthritis Walk honoree, Jingle Bell Run volunteer, Dinner Gala Volunteer, and most recently as an advocate on Capitol Hill in Washington DC.

She loves to bring awareness to the disease and wants everyone to know that even with arthritis you can accomplish anything you put your mind to. Anna likes to say: "Arthritis is WHAT I have, not WHO I am." She sends her love to all of her fellow JA friends. "Never give up the fight, face each day with a positive Can-Do spirit."

Better Living Toolkit

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The Better Living Toolkit, a powerful package of information and resources, helps you better understand your arthritis and live life to the fullest. You fill your kit when you order, custom-selecting the information that’s right for you. Get your FREE Better Living Toolkit today!