Welcome to Washington

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,365,000 of them live in Washington. 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

2019 Walk With Ease - Carnation, WA

2019 Walk With Ease - Carnation, WA

6/30/2019 to 9/13/2019

The Arthritis Foundation's Walk with Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Comprehensive studies demonstrate that Walk With Ease reduces pain, increases balance and strength, and improves your overall health. For more information please click on the Walk with Ease logo.

2019 Freedom of Movement Gala & Golf Classic - Bellingham, WA

2019 Freedom of Movement Gala & Golf Classic - Bellingham, WA


Join us for the Freedom of Movement Gala, following the morning Golf Classic. Enjoy a day of golf and and an evening of great food and wine, all while helping raise funds to cure arthritis.

2019 KAT-FISH Camp - Stanwood, WA

2019 KAT-FISH Camp - Stanwood, WA

7/26/2019 to 7/28/2019

Arthritis Foundation camps provide a safe and secure camping experience for children and teens with juvenile arthritis and childhood rheumatic diseases. Your family will have the opportunity to meet, share strategies and form friendships with other families and have access to a variety of health professionals who will be available to answer questions and talk more about living with arthritis. KAT-FISH Camp is a family camp open to kids with arthritis and related rheumatic diseases—ages 2 months to 18 years—and their immediate family members, including parents and siblings! For questions please contact Kelsey Stefanik-Guizlo at kstefanikguizlo@arthritis.org or 206-413-6690.

2019 Live Yes! Connect Group - Poulsbo, WA

2019 Live Yes! Connect Group - Poulsbo, WA


We are a peer-led, local support group that brings people together for fun and informative events and activities. We offer a place of understanding for you and your loved ones living with arthritis. Join us for our first meeting! RSVP to Laura Genoves at liveyeskitsap@gmail.com.

2019 Bone Bash - Seattle, WA

2019 Bone Bash - Seattle, WA


The Arthritis Foundation's signature Bone Bash Costume Gala raises awareness about the prevalence and seriousness of arthritis. All funds raised support our mission of conquering the disease and help more than 50 million Americans, including 1,364,000 adults and 6,100 children in Washington, say Yes to a better life.

Join the Fight


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.

World Arthritis Day

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October 12 is World Arthritis Day

The Polyclinic is proud to partner with the Arthritis Foundation on World Arthritis Day, a global initiative established to raise awareness of issues affecting people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Over 50 million Americans have arthritis. It is the number one cause of disability in the United States. Learn more about the latest treatments for joint pain, connecting with a care team, and finding support to help manage arthritis.

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.