World Arthritis Day is Oct. 12. That’s the day when we come together from around the globe to raise awareness about arthritis, the world’s most prevalent disease. It’s the day we tell the world how arthritis ruthlessly robs quality of life, keeping many people from doing simple, everyday tasks, and often from doing the things they love.
World Arthritis Day is extra special this year because the Arthritis Foundation is officially launching our Live Yes! Arthritis Network. We’ve been working behind the scenes over the past year to create a vibrant, enriching experience for people with arthritis – to help them live their best lives..
Live Yes! is a one-of-a-kind online and in-person community exclusively for registered members. There’s no sign-up fee, but we hope you’ll want to contribute to the network in your own way. We’ve got a variety of opportunities to get involved, based on your own preferences and with you in the driver’s seat.
Make a personal impact by becoming an Arthritis Foundation volunteer. Put your talents and skills into growing our community, giving back while doing something you’re good at. Take our Personality Quiz and we’ll help steer you in the right direction.
The Live Yes! Arthritis Network connects you 24/7 with those who understand what it’s like. Check out the community’s discussion board forums, browse the topics and chat with others. See arthritis-related events happening nearby. Ask questions and get advice from disease experts. Start new friendships.
“The Live Yes! Online Community is an unprecedented way for people with arthritis to make connections,” says Kevin Purcell, senior director of the Arthritis Foundation’s patient community. “You can connect on your desktop, laptop or mobile device, and even engage in person. The resources you find here can make a huge difference in navigating your own journey and living your best life.”
Make this World Arthritis Day a day to remember. Register today and become a new Live Yes! Arthritis Network member. Then make the most of the many resources and opportunities you’ll find through our growing community.