Welcome to Oregon

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 849,000 of them live in Oregon. 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 Living You Yes with RA 101 - Portland, OR

2018 Living You Yes with RA 101 - Portland, OR

6/6/2018

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 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

2018 Camp JAM - Canby, OR

2018 Camp JAM - Canby, OR

8/3/2018 to 8/5/2018

Camp JAM (Juvenile Arthritis Matters) is a family camp which gives kids with arthritis and related conditions along with their parents and siblings the chance to make lasting memories. The camp experience helps families gain a greater understanding of the juvenile arthritis diagnosis and treatment, develop peer-to-peer support and increase independence and self-confidence. Family camp offers a chance to meet other families going through similar challenges, share stories, learn, and make fun memories together. Register at www.arthritis.org/jacamps. For questions please contact Winnie Monohan at wmonohan@arthritis.org or 206-413-6690.

2018 Arthritis Bike Classic - Oregon

2018 Arthritis Bike Classic - Oregon

8/25/2018 to 8/25/2018

The Arthritis Bike Classic - Oregon is a spectacular cycling ride through bountiful Oregon.

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Bend, OR

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Bend, OR

12/1/2018

The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability.

Join the Fight

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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.