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There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 284,000 of them live in Idaho. 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 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Boise, ID

2018 Juvenile Arthritis Day - Boise, ID


The Arthritis Foundation and St. Luke's Pediatric Rheumatology Family Education Programs focus on health, wellness and fun for children and families affected by juvenile arthritis and related childhood rheumatic conditions. Join us for networking and educational sessions for parents/caregivers plus an additional track for children and teens!

Children and teens of all ages will have the opportunity to participate in activities such as swimming, rock climbing, Zumba and more. Kids two years and under are welcome to join their parents and caregivers for interactive discussions with health experts and networking with other adults who share similar concerns. We can't wait for your family to join us!

Register Today at https://arthgwr.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/2018JADayYMCABoiseID

2018 National JA Conference - Seattle (Bellevue)

2018 National JA Conference - Seattle (Bellevue)

6/28/2018 to 7/1/2018

The annual National Juvenile Arthritis Conference is the Arthritis Foundation’s signature, nationwide event for families affected by juvenile arthritis. For more than 30 years, we’ve brought together thousands of families – more than 25,000 people – kids, teens, young adults, siblings, parents, caretakers and health care professionals and experts across the country.

This four-day educational conference focuses on health, wellness and fun for families and children affected by JA and related childhood rheumatic diseases. There are educational sessions for parents and caregivers, child and teen-specific programming and activities – even siblings have their own session. The whole family is invited

Join the Fight


Let Your Voice Be Heard

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

Better Living Toolkit

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A Digital Tool to Help You Live Your Best

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with 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.