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Nashville Connect Group

Nashville, Tennessee
41 Members

Live Yes! Connect Groups offer local connections, education and empowerment. Adults living with arthritis from our local community come together for professional- and volunteer-led sessions on a variety of topics, as well as fun group activities.   

We offer a place of understanding and encouragement for both people living with arthritis and their loved ones. Group participants become self-advocates, develop self-management skills and learn how to not just survive life with arthritis but to thrive. 

Upcoming Events

Ephram White Park 885 Mount Olivet Road Bowling Green, Kentucky Get Directions
  • Saturday November 19th 2022
    12:00 AM
  • through
  • Saturday November 19th 2022
    12:00 AM
2022 Jingle Bell Run - Bowling Green, KY

The Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis is among the nation's most incredible themed events. This fun and festive 5K race benefits the Arthritis Foundation's fight for the arthritis community - and helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Wear your favorite holiday outfit, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces and help us find a cure!

The Park at Harlinsdale Farm 239 Franklin Road Franklin, Tennessee Get Directions
  • Saturday December 3rd 2022
    12:00 AM
  • through
  • Saturday December 3rd 2022
    12:00 AM
2022 Jingle Bell Run - Franklin, TN

The Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis is among the nation's most incredible themed events. This fun and festive 5K race benefits the Arthritis Foundation's fight for the arthritis community - and helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Wear your favorite holiday outfit, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces and help us find a cure!

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Arthritis Foundation Event
Ephram White Park 885 Mount Olivet Road Bowling Green, Kentucky Get Directions
  • Saturday November 19th 2022 12:00 AM
  • through
  • Saturday November 19th 2022 12:00 AM
2022 Jingle Bell Run - Bowling Green, KY

The Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis is among the nation's most incredible themed events. This fun and festive 5K race benefits the Arthritis Foundation's fight for the arthritis community - and helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Wear your favorite holiday outfit, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces and help us find a cure!

The Park at Harlinsdale Farm 239 Franklin Road Franklin, Tennessee Get Directions
  • Saturday December 3rd 2022 12:00 AM
  • through
  • Saturday December 3rd 2022 12:00 AM
2022 Jingle Bell Run - Franklin, TN

The Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis is among the nation's most incredible themed events. This fun and festive 5K race benefits the Arthritis Foundation's fight for the arthritis community - and helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Wear your favorite holiday outfit, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces and help us find a cure!

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Shenika J
Shenika J
August 19, 2020 - 6:54 PM

I am a 21 year old. I was diagnosed with RA after I turned 20. I also suffer from fibromyalgia. Is there a way to live life with RA?

Donna K
Donna K
August 11, 2020 - 11:01 AM

Good Morning everyone. I joined your group this morning. I was diagnosed with RA in 2008 and I live in Florida. Florida is not a good place to live with RA due to the humidity. When I am in another state in the summertime I feel much better than I do when I'm home. I was born in Tennessee and am thinking of moving there after my husband retires. Can anyone tell me if they feel the humidity in the Nashville area during the summer is bothersome to them?

Dawn W
Dawn W
August 30, 2021 - 2:26 AM

I was just diagnosed with Osteoarthritis this month and live in TN and work in Kentucky. This summer has really been humid and painful with all the rains and it’s been more frequent than in the past. I go from air conditioned home, to air conditioned car, to air conditioned workplace and the pain I have is getting unbearable. I will have to learn to adjust things to get more comfortable in all I do now! I’m thinking of moving to a drier area so I won’t be in so much pain any longer. Good luck in your decision to move to TN or not!

Lindsey D
Lindsey D
August 21, 2020 - 12:48 PM

I found Nashville area to be a lot easier on my bones vs Florida or the North.

Shenika J
Shenika J
August 19, 2020 - 6:52 PM

It really isn’t that bad. But you do have your days.

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    Join us and become a Champion of Yes. There are many volunteer opportunities available.

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    Take part to be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis.

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    Proud Partners of the Arthritis Foundation make an annual commitment to directly support the Foundation’s mission.

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Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life. Whether it is supporting cutting-edge research, 24/7 access to one-on-one support, resources and tools for daily living, and more, your gift will be life-changing.

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Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

Become a Member

Become an Arthritis Foundation member today for just $20 and you'll receive access to helpful tools..... and more. 

Make a Honor or Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.

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I want information on ways to remember the AF in my will, trust or other financial planning vehicles.
 

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

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Live Yes! INSIGHTS


Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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Meet Our Partners

As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.

Trailblazer

Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000

Visionary

Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.

Pioneer

Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.

Pacesetter

Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.

Signature

Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.

Supporting

Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.