Welcome to Maryland

There are more than 52 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,083,000 of them live in Maryland. 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 Walk with Ease

2018 Walk with Ease

If you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s six week Walk With Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Click here for more details!

2018 National JA Conference - DC

2018 National JA Conference - DC

8/2/2018 to 8/5/2018

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

2018 Living Your Yea with RA - Bethesda, MD

2018 Living Your Yea with RA - Bethesda, MD

8/23/2018

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 Taste of the Town - Baltimore, MD

2018 Taste of the Town - Baltimore, MD

10/4/2018

A signature dish and beverage tasting event to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Guests will enjoy tasting signature dishes and beverages from Baltimore’s popular restaurants, caterers, wineries, breweries, etc. Join us for an evening of tasting, an exciting auction, and entertainment.

The Arthritis Foundation will honor individuals in the community who are making a difference in the lives of people living with arthritis, and the event will raise funds to support the mission of the Arthritis Foundation.

2018 Bone Bash - Delaware

2018 Bone Bash - Delaware

10/26/2018

Looking for a good reason to get festive this Halloween? The Arthritis Foundation's Bone Bash fundraiser is a community-driven event that takes place in a few select cities across the country. These fun and spirited evenings raise funds to support our mission to conquer arthritis and help more than 50 million Americans say Yes to a better life.