The Mission of Arthritis Introspective is to improve the lives of people in the prime of life (ages 20 to 50) living with any form of arthritis through wellness education and support systems.
However, if you are 17 years old, or 58, and you feel that you can be helped by the services we provide, Arthritis Introspective welcomes you!
Although Arthritis Introspective (AI) is a new 501c3 organization, (Dec 2007), the idea of it was mulling around in the minds of a group of friends, all with arthritis, for a number of years. We knew there was no feeling than to be around other people who knew what it takes to live a life with arthritis. No questions, no staring, just complete understanding. Each of us knows what it is like to have little or no support, and the way it was, or to be angry and confused at a new diagnosis. Those are the dark days AI wants to do all it can so that no one feels like that again.
The founding Arthritis Introspective Board of Directors and other key volunteers have thousands of hours experience volunteering and working at tax-exempt non-profit organizations and we have exciting new ideas to help the people we serve. Currently, AI is 100% voluntarily operated.