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Your Patients’ Champion

The Arthritis Foundation meets your patients where they are, at every stage of their arthritis journey, to provide digital and in-person resources, education and support. Learn more about how we’re investing to support you and your patients.

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Our Resources

Improving the health of your patients and their quality of life is an ambitious goal. But it’s totally possible with extra resources right at your fingertips. What’s in it for you? How can you help your patients improve their outcomes? See what we can help you with.

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Your Exercise Solution (YES)

Movement is the best medicine. But moving can be difficult when your joints hurt. Your Exercise Solution (YES) is a resource to help you create a physical activity routine — based on your specific needs and ability level — with modifications developed and approved by physical therapists.

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Patient Fact Sheets Resources for Your Patients
Download FAQs About Your Arthritis

Overview information and FAQs on types of arthritis, treatments, and overall arthritis management.

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Partners 4 Patients with Arthritis Resources for You
Partners 4 Patients with Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation recently launched an initiative to build stronger relationships and increase recognition of our most engaged practices. 

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Transforming Clinical Interactions Resources for You
Transforming Clinical Interactions

The Live Yes! Arthritis community connects patients with others online and in-person for support and education, and encourages patients to play an active role in their health care.

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Fellowships Resources for You

See how we're aiming to address the growing shortage of arthritis specialists, especially in under-served parts of the country.

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Our Issue Briefs Resources for You
Our Issue Briefs

Read how our Advocates and Ambassadors are leading the fight against barriers to care at the state and federal levels. 

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doctor and patients hands Resources for Your Patients
Rx for Access

Online resource that helps patients better understand health coverage options, choose the right coverage, manage the denial process and reduce health care costs.

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Live Yes! Patient INSIGHTS Resources for You
INSIGHTS into Arthritis

Through connecting with arthritis patients at community events, patient surveys and listening sessions, we’ve been able to develop resources, influence research and change systems to improve lives.

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Better Living Toolkit

Start tracking your goals, communicating better with your doctor, and the living the life you want today.

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Walk With Ease Teams Up With PT Schools To Get Communities Walking Resources for You
Walk With Ease Teams Up With PT Schools To Get Communities Walking

As part of a new physical therapy curriculum at Springfield College in Massachusetts, students learn how to guide patients toward daily movement by using a proven program — the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease.

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Give Your Patients the Go-To Guide for Living Well With Arthritis Resources for Your Patients
Give Your Patients the Go-To Guide for Living Well With Arthritis

Good partnerships can have powerful impacts on health outcomes. Provide your patients with all the tools, resources and arthritis community connections they need to conquer their arthritis and live their best lives.

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Care & Connect Resources for Your Patients
Coronavirus Resources

Many patients still have questions and uncertainties about COVID-19, vaccines, treatments and how they may affect their disease. We have been working with leading experts in epidemiology and rheumatology to provide updates and information to help answer their questions.

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Back to School & COVID

It’s daunting — going back to school with still so much uncertainty around us. Know your educational rights and what you can do.

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Stay Connected

Something we all need these days is connecting with others who deal with similar challenges. Our Live Yes! Online Community and Connect Groups can get you started.

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Manage Pain With Vim

Despite the pandemic, you can take control of your arthritis pain with Vim, the app that helps you set achievable goals, find support and connect with others who understand what you’re going through.

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Health Care Providers E-newsletter

Stay on top of the latest Arthritis Foundation news in our monthly HCP e-newsletter, the Expert Minute. In just 5 minutes or less, get exclusive updates on topics most relevant to you.

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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

    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.


Ways to Give

Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life. Whether it is supporting cutting-edge research, 24/7 access to one-on-one support, resources and tools for daily living, and more, your gift will be life-changing.

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 and you'll receive access to helpful tools..... 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.

Gift Planning

I want information on ways to remember the AF in my will, trust or other financial planning vehicles.


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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More About Volunteering


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.