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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

2019 JA Day - Miami, FL

2019 JA Day - Miami, FL

9/22/2019

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NEW DATE DUE TO HURRICANE DORIAN. The Arthritis Foundation is pleased to invite families living with Juvenile Arthritis (JA) to a enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of education and connection at Bowlero Dolphin Mall! This complimentary event is open to kids and teens living with arthritis and rheumatic disease, their siblings, parents and guardians. It's a place to exchange ideas, give and receive encouragement, make new friends and know you're not alone.

2019 Live Yes! RA-Tampa, FL

2019 Live Yes! RA-Tampa, FL

9/25/2019

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!

2019 JA Day - Tampa Bay

2019 JA Day - Tampa Bay

9/28/2019

Join the Arthritis Foundation and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital for a fun morning of networking, kid’s activities, JA education and interactive small group discussions with providers and clinical staff from the pediatric rheumatology division. This complimentary event is for children living with arthritis or rheumatic disease, their siblings, parents or guardians. Come meet other JA families, learn more about the new Live Yes! Arthritis Network and enjoy a time of meaningful connection & fun!

2019 Live Yes! RA-Miami, FL

2019 Live Yes! RA-Miami, FL

10/7/2019

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!

2019 Live Yes! Travel - St. Petersburg, FL

2019 Live Yes! Travel - St. Petersburg, FL

10/17/2019

Traveling with arthritis can be a challenge, but it should not be an impossibility and the rewards can be well worth the effort. Join us for a Live Yes! Travel workshop to gain insights and learn useful tools and tricks to assist with traveling from a panel of experts. This event is complimentary & refreshments will be provided.

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