Welcome to Rhode Island

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 227,000 of them live in Rhode Island. 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 JA Teen Program - Worcester, MA

2019 JA Teen Program - Worcester, MA

9/22/2019

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. It's a place to exchange ideas, give and receive encouragement, make new friends and know you're not alone. This program is for teen's parents/guardians, the teen with JA and one teen friend.

2019 JA Day - Sterling, MA

2019 JA Day - Sterling, MA

10/5/2019

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. It's a place to exchange ideas, give and receive encouragement, make new friends and know you're not alone.

2019 Commitment to a Cure Awards Dinner

2019 Commitment to a Cure Awards Dinner

10/25/2019

The evening will consist of cocktail reception, silent auction, sit-down dinner, entertainment and networking with medical, corporate leaders and friends of the Arthritis Foundation.

2019 Live Yes! RA - Rhode Island

2019 Live Yes! RA - Rhode Island

11/2/2019

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!

2019 JA Meet and Greet - East Haven, CT

2019 JA Meet and Greet - East Haven, CT

11/9/2019

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. It's a place to exchange ideas, give and receive encouragement, make new friends and know you're not alone.