Made for You

Your everyday tasks don’t have to be a pain. Great brands are bringing you arthritis-friendly products designed with your needs in mind. Ease of Use-certified products are proven to make life easier for people with arthritis and can help you conquer your day with less pain.


Health and Wellness
Health and Wellness

From joint protection accessories to easier-to-grip tools to easy-open bottle caps, these Ease of Use Certified products may offer just what you need to reduce or avoid arthritis pain.

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Home and Hobbies
Home and Hobbies

If you’re looking for products that can make it easier to garden, do crafts or more safely climb stairs or take a bath, check out these Ease of Use Certified options for around the home.

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Work more comfortably with greater flexibility and less strain and pain. Explore this category of Ease of Use Certified products that can help you power through your workday.

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Look for the Ease of Use Seal
Ease of Use Certification

Look for the Ease of Use Seal

Ease of Use products have been tested and approved as easy to use by the Independent Design Applied Research Institute (IDARI). Our certification seal, in both our new and previous designs, recognizes and certifies products and packaging that have been approved and are available for purchase in both online and in retail locations.

About the Ease of Use Program

Our Certification Process

Each product being considered for the Arthritis Foundation’s Ease of Use Certification is first independently tested by the Intuitive Design Applied Research Institute (IDARI). Products receiving a Pass are then eligible to license the Ease of Use Certification for their product.

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72% of consumers will purchase an Ease of Use Certified product over a non-certified product. 

Arthritis Foundation Consumer Usage Product Survey 2016 
Ease of Use Certification Interest Form

Designing products and packaging that makes life easier for people with arthritis, limited mobility and chronic pain is important. Submit the form below to determine if your design would qualify for Ease of Use Certification. You will be contacted by our Ease of Use Staff Lead.

I Want to Contribute
I Need Help
  • Donate


    Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life.

  • Volunteer


    Join us and become a Champion of Yes. There are many volunteer opportunities available.

  • Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Live Yes! INSIGHTS

    Take part to be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis.

  • Partner


    Proud Partners of the Arthritis Foundation make an annual commitment to directly support the Foundation’s mission.


Ways to Give

Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life. Whether it is supporting cutting-edge research, 24/7 access to one-on-one support, resources and tools for daily living, and more, your gift will be life-changing.

Make a Donation

Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

Become a Member

Become an Arthritis Foundation member today for just $20 and you'll receive access to helpful tools..... and more. 

Make a Honor or Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.

Gift Planning

I want information on ways to remember the AF in my will, trust or other financial planning vehicles.


Volunteer Opportunities

The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

Become a Volunteer

More About Volunteering


Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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Meet Our Partners

As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.


Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000


Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.


Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.


Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.


Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.


Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.