Arthritis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier by Shelley Peterman Schwarz

By Shelley Peterman Schwarz

By way of residing with a prolonged situation, writer Shelley Peterman Schwarz is aware what she conversing approximately: she's had a protracted ailment for years. utilizing her personal studies to improve assistance, options, and precious "shortcuts" for day-by-day initiatives, Schwarz has written a publication that is a blessing for these suffering to regulate their arthritic lives. consistent frustration with mundane projects can take a toll psychologically — in addition to bodily — and so, in impression, the following tips aid not just with the accomplishment of day-by-day initiatives yet with basic tension degrees. excellent for either these with arthritis and for healthcare execs and caregivers, this advisor is a one-stop source replete with up to date references, addresses, cellphone numbers, and internet sites for persistent arthritis aid.

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The car broke down on the highway, you missed your plane connection, or you couldn’t find an accessible bathroom. Taking risks can be stressful, but careful planning and preparation will reduce stress and make activities more enjoyable. 51. Look for the positive aspects of what’s happening to you. Do you have more time for family and friends? Are you more organized? Are your children more independent than other children their age? Are you finding new abilities and talents you never knew you had?

114. Notify the power company if you use powerdependent equipment. If you are dependent upon power chairs, electric beds, lifts, and other powered medical devices, obtain a medical form from your power company and have your doctor fill it out, indicating your medical problem and the type of equipment you use. Then, in an emergency, the utility company will make every attempt to restore service to your location as soon as possible. They will also tag your meters so that when repairs, meter changes, or routine maintenance necessitate that the power be cut off, they will notify you ahead of time so you can make back-up arrangements.

There may be a cost to obtain your medical records and you will have to sign a release form. 80. Be proactive—learn more about your illness. Another way to get involved in your own medical care is to learn more about it. The Arthritis Foundation provides accurate, up-to-date information about treatments, research, and support services. Enlist your friends and family members to do research, too; it will give you all something positive to do. Collect inforARTHRITIS: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier 31 mation from newspapers, magazines, and medical journals.

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