Welcome to Central and Western PA

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 2,984,000 of them live in Pennsylvania. 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

2017 Walk With Ease - West Chester, PA

2017 Walk With Ease - West Chester, PA

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is a exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease.

April 3 - May 8, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Pittsburgh, PA
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