Welcome to Washington
The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region, Washington offices provide information, community events, advocacy and research funding for the one in every four Washington residents who struggle daily with this serious health epidemic.
Please join us for a series of FREE classes that provide self-management strategies for improving your health, protecting your joints, managing pain and preparing for surgery.
Your daily activities can impact your arthritis. Please join us for a free seminar discussing how better movements and activity can potentially improve your health.
Join us as we speak out for arthritis research and access to care in 2015! 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.
Be a Voice for Change
WA advocate Alyssa Long testified, asking lawmakers to ensure that communication to prescribers is included in biosimilar legislation. Ms. Long summed up the importance of access and safety in biosimilars legislation: “These are incredibly powerful life changing medications. I don’t have any problem being on a biosimilar, but I need my doctor to know ...”
Build a stronger community for the 50 million Americans living with arthritis by lending a helping hand to mission and fundraising activities. The Arthritis Foundation provides flexible scheduling and volunteer opportunities for all ages and abilities.
Walk With Ease
The FREE Walk With Ease mobile app is now available for iPhone, iPad and Android. The user-friendly mobile app allows you to track walking, set goals and link to Fitbit. Download today in the Apple iTunes store or in Google Play.