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There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 5,953,000 of them live in California. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.

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Upcoming Events

2018 Walk With Ease-Culver City, CA

2018 Walk With Ease-Culver City, CA

8/20/2018 to 9/28/2018

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is a exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease.

Culver City Westfield Mall
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

2018 California Coast Classic Bike Tour

2018 California Coast Classic Bike Tour

9/22/2018 to 9/29/2018

The Arthritis Foundation's California Coast Classic Bike Tour is a scenic bike ride that takes place over 8 days and covers 525 miles along the coast on Highway 1. The Tour starts in the heart of San Francisco and ends in the iconic Pacific Palisades of Los Angeles. The "CCC", as it is affectionately known, is a full-service ride which provides the framework for one of the most incredible experiences of a lifetime. We welcome beginners to experienced cyclists to enjoy the coastline's famous wineries, lighthouses and beaches.

2018 JA Day-Los Angeles, CA

2018 JA Day-Los Angeles, CA

10/6/2018

Join the Arthritis Foundation Los Angeles Office for an ART-tastic JA Day in Pasadena! Come show off your creative side and mingle with other families, all while enjoying some tasty food. Parents will have the opportunity to talk with our local Pediatric Rheumatologist.

2018 Taste of Brunch - Costa Mesa

2018 Taste of Brunch - Costa Mesa

10/20/2018

Join family and friends at the inaugural Taste of Brunch event in support of the Arthritis Foundation. Enjoy a Taste of Brunch featuring chefs, restaurants, mixologists, music, auction, and more. Who doesn’t enjoy a fun Saturday brunch? Eat. Drink. Cure arthritis. Together we will change the future of arthritis for 54 million Americans living with arthritis including 300,000 children.

2018 Living Your Yes with RA101-La Canada

2018 Living Your Yes with RA101-La Canada

10/24/2018

Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis is a life-changing experience. But there’s a lot you can do to take control of your situation – and we’re here to help you. This free event is an opportunity unlike any other you’ve had – you’ll receive expert guidance from a local rheumatologist and learn to set and track your own health goals, communicate more effectively with your doctor and other tips and tricks on how to live better with your RA. You will leave armed with the tools, education and support to start saying Yes more than No!

Walk to Cure Arthritis

The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. Come join us at our events across California in Los Angeles, Orange County, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Sacramento and San Diego!

Faces of Arthritis

Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the nation's leading cause of disability. The Arthritis Foundation is committed to raising awareness and reducing the impact of this serious, painful and unacceptable disease, which can rob people of living life to its fullest.