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2014 Downriver Walk to Cure Arthritis
Saturday, August 23


Help find a cure for arthritis by participating in the 2014 Downriver Walk to Cure Arthritis on Saturday, August 23, 10 AM, at the Rivergate Health Care Center & Rivergate Terrace in Riverview, MI. Presented by Rivergate Health Care Center & Rivergate Terrace, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s fun and non-competitive walking event that supports programs, research and advocacy initiatives to help people today while finding a cure for tomorrow. Registration is free. A $25 donation per person is suggested. Learn more or register by going to www.WalkToCureArthritis.org or calling (855) 529-2728.

  • CLICK HERE to watch a brief video about the 2014 Downriver Walk To Cure Arthritis
People of all ages and origins get arthritis including children. The disease causes painful and progressive deterioration of bones, ligaments, cartilage and tendons. It’s the leading cause of disability in the United States affecting more than 2.3 million Michigan adults and 10,300 children. The cause is unknown and there is no cure.

About the Arthritis Foundation, Michigan

With offices in Grand Rapids and Troy, the Arthritis Foundation (www.Arthritis.org/Michigan) is committed to raising awareness and reducing the unacceptable impact of arthritis. Striking more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is a serious and painful disease that causes progressive deterioration of bones, ligaments, tendons and cartilage. The Foundation funds life-changing research for improved treatments and a cure; fights for health care policies that improve the lives of people who have arthritis; and provides empowering programs and information that help people better control their arthritis and reduce the related pain.
  • CLICK HERE to watch a brief video about arthritis.

 


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