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Arthritis and the Gardener: Tools Made Easy

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 7/22/2017 to Around the House
Arthritis and the Gardener: Tools Made Easy
Have you always been a green thumb and treasure that solitude in the garden with your plants, flower beds and maybe even your vegetable garden? Or maybe it's a hobby as of late that you want to continue.

Arthritis and You…What’s Your Risk?

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 6/24/2017 to General Health
Arthritis and You…What’s Your Risk?
It's hard to believe that arthritis and other related diseases can come in 100 different forms. And because there are so many forms of this disease, the progression and treatment can vary widely depending on the type of arthritis one has been diagnosed with. There are, however, two types of arthritis that are most common—Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).

Grooming and Performing Hygiene Activities Painlessly

Posted by Tanika on 5/16/2017 to Getting Ready
Grooming and Performing Hygiene Activities Painlessly
Bathing, dressing, and grooming ourselves are common activities that we often take for granted. They're just a part of our normal daily routine so we don't put a lot of thought into it. For people with arthritis these activities, though common, can be complex and frustrating.

Wash Away the Pain: Bathing Aids for Arthritis Patients

Posted by Tanika on 4/18/2017 to Getting Ready
Wash Away the Pain: Bathing Aids for Arthritis Patients
For many people bath time is a relaxing time. Soaking in the hot water with their favorite soap, body wash, or bubble bath, releasing tension and stress. This is not the case for most arthritis patients, as bath time can be a painful experience, especially in the morning time when arthritic pain is at its worst. If you’re one of those people for whom arthritis has taken the pleasure out of bathing or you have a loved one in this position, we have some bathing aids that we are going to discuss with you.

Arthritis and Food: What to Eat and Avoid

Posted by Tanika on 3/7/2017 to In the Kitchen
Arthritis and Food: What to Eat and Avoid
March is Nutrition Month. The focus of Nutrition Month is to encourage people to make positive food choices and to aid them in developing good eating habits. While arthritis is not categorized as a food-related condition, what you eat can impact it either positively or negatively. We are going to provide you with information on foods that benefit those with arthritis and foods that should be avoided as well.

Get Comfortable: Ways to Ease the Discomforts of Arthritis

Posted by Tanika on 1/26/2017 to For Your Comfort
Get Comfortable: Ways to Ease the Discomforts of Arthritis

Arthritis with its symptoms of swelling, fever, inflammation, stiffness, and pain, can make everyday living and activities uncomfortable at best. There are ways however, to minimize or alleviate the discomforts of this condition and we are going to share some of these with you.