Better Living Toolkit

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes.

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Better Living Toolkit

Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with your doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.

About Your Disease
Managing Pain

When dealing with arthritis, chronic pain can interfere with daily life.

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About Your Disease
The Basics

Learn everything you need to know about chronic pain and what can be done to treat it.

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About Your Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis affect many parts of the body but can be managed with an effective treatment plan.

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About Your Disease
Beyond Joints: How RA Affects the Body

Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that affects the joints, lungs and other parts of the body.

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About Your Disease
Foods That Can Help RA Symptoms

Making healthy food choices can help reduce inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis.

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About Your Disease
Psoriatic Arthritis

Learn more about how to manage psoriatic arthritis with treatments and lifestyle habits.

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About Your Disease
Beyond Joints: How PsA Affects The Body

Psoriatic arthritis affects the joint but it can also cause damage to other parts of the body.

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About Your Disease
Healthy Lifestyle Habits When You Have PsA

Having a healthy lifestyle is key to managing your psoriatic arthritis.

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Health Tracker
About Health Tracker

Gather the information that can help you and your doctor optimize your treatment plan.

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Health Tracker
Before You Start

Download this tracking chart to record your weekly progress and share with your doctor to optimize your treatment plan.

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Health Tracker
Health Tracker

Try our health tracker tool to collect information and discuss with your doctor for a more customized treatment plan.

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Set Goals
Goals Are Good!

Having goals can help you manage your arthritis and get you back on track.

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Set Goals
Making An Action Plan

Identify steps to take toward achieving your goals, as well as help you recognize potential barriers.

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Communicate with Your Doctor
The Right Doctors for Your Arthritis Care Team

Consider all the points that go into choosing the right doctors and other health professionals to make up your arthritis health care team.

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Meet Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Health Care Team

Having a knowledgeable health care team can help manage symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Secrets to a Good Doctor-Patient Relationship

Get advice from five people with arthritis and their doctors about what makes their relationship work.

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Communicate with Your Doctor
Talking With Your Doctor

Talking with your doctor about arthritis can ensure you are getting the best treatment.

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Communicate with Your Doctor
Your Arthritis Health Care Team

Understand what the various people on your health care team do to treat your arthritis and look after your wellbeing.

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Communicate with Your Doctor
Your Psoriatic Arthritis Health Care Team

Having reliable health care team is important to treating psoriatic arthritis.

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Stay in the Know. Live in the Yes.

Join the Live Yes! Arthritis Network. Tell us a little about yourself and you will receive emails packed with the latest information and resources to live your best life and connect with others.

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  • Donate

    Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life.

  • Volunteer

    Join us and become a Champion of Yes. There are many volunteer opportunities available.

  • Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Take part to be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis.

  • Partner

    Proud Partners of the Arthritis Foundation make an annual commitment to directly support the Foundation’s mission.


Make a Donation

Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

Become a Member

Become an Arthritis Foundation member today for just $20. You'll receive a year's worth of Arthritis Today magazine, access to helpful tools, resources, and more.

Make a Honor or Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.


Volunteer Opportunities

The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

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Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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Meet Our Partners

As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.


Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000


Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.


Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.


Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.


Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.


Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.

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