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There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 4,022,000 of them live in Florida. 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.

Upcoming Events

2018 Experts in Arthritis-Naples, FL

2018 Experts in Arthritis-Naples, FL


Experts in Arthritis (EIA) is a free public education seminar for people with arthritis and people who care about them. The program offers people with arthritis the opportunity to be informed about current scientific evidence and management strategies in the treatment and care of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile arthritis (other forms of arthritis can be incorporated, based on need). Call 232-325-4444 to register.

Naples Senior Center
5025 Castello Drive
Naples, FL 34103

Speaker: John Ventura, DC

2018 Living Your Yes with RA 101 - Tampa, FL

2018 Living Your Yes with RA 101 - Tampa, FL


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!

2018 JA Day- Tampa, FL

2018 JA Day- Tampa, FL


Join the Arthritis Foundation and meet other JA families at this year’s JA Family Day in Tampa!
This event is complimentary; however, space is limited. We wanted to make sure you are one of the first to know that registration is now open! Join us for a luau-themed fun day of educational speakers, activities and meeting other families! This event is open to all children who have juvenile arthritis or other childhood rheumatic diseases, their siblings and parents or guardians.

2018 JA Day - Miami, FL

2018 JA Day - Miami, FL


JA Days are a great experience for children with juvenile arthritis (JA), their parents, caregivers and siblings. The greatest benefit of these programs is getting to meet and network with other families who are affected by JA and share some of the same feelings, experiences and concerns

2018 Faces of Arthritis

2018 Faces of Arthritis 'Champions of Yes' Breakfast - Miami


The program will feature guest speakers, including a keynote presentation from Rick Willis, Senior Vice President, Field Management with the Arthritis Foundation. Join us and learn about the Arthritis Foundation’s work and impact in South Florida and nation-wide. There is no fee or ticket purchase required to attend and a complimentary breakfast will be provided for all guests.
Our guests will be asked to consider making donations to support the ongoing work of the Arthritis Foundation at the breakfast and there is no minimum or maximum donation required to attend.

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