75 Years of Progress

In May 1948, the Arthritis Foundation began our life-changing work. And we’re not done yet.

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May Is Arthritis Awareness Month

This month, and every month, the Arthritis Foundation is here for you. You don't have to go it alone. 

How We Help

Let's Rock the Walk!

Together, let's Rock the Walk! Whether you're an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and raise funds for Walk to Cure Arthritis. 

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525 Miles, 250 Riders, 1 Cause

Ride the iconic California Highway 1 and make a difference this Sept. 30 - Oct. 7.  

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About Arthritis

As the nation’s #1 cause of disability, arthritis affects nearly 60 million adults and 300,000 children. Over 100 types of arthritis and related conditions damage the joints and often other organs.

75 Stories of Yes

During our 75th anniversary, we're shining a spotlight on 75 remarkable stories from our arthritis community.
Ashley Nicole knows she’s stronger than her RA.

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Resources for You

We Are Here to Support You

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Contact our trained Helpline team to get answers to your questions about insurance, health care needs, treatment options, navigating the medical system and more.

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Expert Advice
Arthritis Tips

Expert Advice

Take control of Arthritis with help from our experts. Arthritis can make your head spin. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Get tips to help you take control of arthritis and put your mind at ease.

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Expert-Led Webinars

Webinars are led by experts who are committed to keeping you informed about arthritis, including treatment options, solutions to everyday challenges and ways to live your best life.

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75 Years of Progress: Part 1
Latest Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast Episode

75 Years of Progress: Part 1

In recognition of 75 years of progress, we are taking a look back at the Arthritis Foundation’s history and achievements and a look forward at our continuing commitment to conquer arthritis. Meet Stan and Adrienne Rubin, dedicated Arthritis Foundation supporters, from telethons and bequests to the California Coast Classic.

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Understanding Arthritis

Learn what to expect from your disease, practical tips to help you manage it and other useful information.

News & Stories

Arthritis Foundation Applauds Senate Committee Amendment to PBM Reform Legislation

The amendment puts common sense parameters around insurance industry’s “step therapy” programs.

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Ian Hochstetler Finds Ways to Win

Juvenile arthritis is a family affair for the Hochstetlers — and so is giving back.

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Dink for a Cure: Arthritis Fundraiser

Read about two doctors raising funds for arthritis with pickleball.

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Young Author Shares Her Tale of Triumph

In her book, Abby tells how she has tackled juvenile arthritis and two more diseases.

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Jacqueline Child and Her Labor of Love

She went looking for love and found friendships and a career through the dating app she created.

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Pathways Conference

Learn more about the Arthritis Foundation's annual Pathways Conference, where volunteers heard inspiring speakers share their secrets for success and explored the latest tools, resources and programs for our community.

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Stay in the Know. Live in the Yes.

Get involved with the arthritis community. Tell us a little about yourself and, based on your interests, you’ll receive emails packed with the latest information and resources to live your best life and connect with others.