There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 5,953,000 of them live in California. 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.
The California Teen Retreat provides a safe and secure weekend retreat experience for teens ages 14-17 (in high school) with juvenile arthritis and childhood rheumatic diseases. Teens gain a greater understanding of juvenile arthritis, connect with others, increase independence and self-confidence and discover new skills and interests! For questions please contact Grace Scheer at email@example.com or 415-569-3228. Dates to be announced.
Join us for an evening of mystery filled with delicious spirits, exquisite dinner, spirited dancing, a Casino Mystique, and a jaw dropping silent & live auction!
The Arthritis Foundation’s Arthritis Bike Classic event is where we become ONE, rising up to fight this life-altering disease even harder. Whether you’re an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and Ride to CURE Arthritis.
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!
Join us at Jingle Bell Run in Alameda for a Juvenile Arthritis Holiday Party! Reunite with camp friends, meet other families and celebrate the holidays. Santa will be in attendance and available for photos. We will also have a bounce house, SNOW!, hot chocolate and goodies, and lots of fun for the whole family.
Join the Fight
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
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.