Welcome to Illinois

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 2,316,000 of them live in Illinois. 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 Living Your Yes with RA 301 - Naperville, IL

2018 Living Your Yes with RA 301 - Naperville, IL

10/4/2018

Join us for Living Your Yes with RA: 301, a personalized goal-setting event brought to you by the Arthritis Foundation. This free forum gives you the opportunity to learn ways that can help you say Yes more than No, despite the challenges of living with rheumatoid arthritis. You’ll get expert advice from a local rheumatologist PLUS guidance on setting goals that can help you live life to its fullest. Let us help you manage your RA, as well as communicate effectively with your own doctor. Register today!

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

10/7/2018

Join the Arthritis Foundation and fundraise for the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! When you run for the Arthritis Foundation, you will join a community committed to finding a cure for Arthritis and help the 50 million people and 300,000 children who suffer from pain every day. Become a part of the journey to find a moment of Yes and join Team Conquer Arthritis today.

2018 JA Day - Dittmer, MO

2018 JA Day - Dittmer, MO

10/13/2018

JA Days are a great experience for children with juvenile arthritis (JA), their parents, caregivers and siblings. Join us at the Carondelet Park Rec Complex for a fun filled day!

2018 Experts in Arthritis - Carol Stream, IL

2018 Experts in Arthritis - Carol Stream, IL

10/16/2018

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). Program is from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Call 630-682-9090 to register.