Welcome to Missouri

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,308,000 of them live in Missouri. 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 Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain Program-Kansas City, MO

2019 Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain Program-Kansas City, MO

2/21/2019 to 3/28/2019

A chronic disease self-management course ideal for people with ongoing health conditions like arthritis, heart disease, depression, and diabetes. Our special panel includes two rheumatologists, a physical therapist and other health care experts who will offer tips and answer your questions. The class meets for 2.5 hour sessions once a week for six weeks. Cost is free - Participants will receive a book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain and a Moving Easy Program CD.

Registration is required. Contact Orvie Prewitt at oprewitt@saint-lukes.org or call 816-932-2351. Limited seating available.

2019 Walk With Ease - Blue Springs, MO

2019 Walk With Ease - Blue Springs, MO

3/18/2019 to 4/22/2019

The Arthritis Foundatin's Walk with Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Comprehensive studies demonstrate that Walk With Ease reduces pain, increases balance and strength, and improves your overall health. For more information visit www.bluespringsgov.com/vesper.

2019 JA Day - Cape Girardeau, MO

2019 JA Day - Cape Girardeau, MO

4/6/2019

JA Days are a great experience for children with juvenile arthritis (JA), their parents, caregivers and siblings. The greatest benefit of these programs is getting to meet and network with other families who are affected by JA and share some of the same feelings, experiences and concerns.

2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Kansas City, KS

2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Kansas City, KS

5/3/2019

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is where we become ONE, rising up to fight this life-altering disease even harder. Where we join hand in hand to celebrate arthritis warriors and raise crucial funds for innovative research, resources and a cure.

2019 Arthritis 101 (May) - Overland, KS

2019 Arthritis 101 (May) - Overland, KS

5/13/2019

Join the Arthritis Foundation for an educational program to learn more about arthritis and arthritis treatments. This program is entirely FREE! Each attendee will receive a pair of compression arthritis gloves and a stress ball.