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Arthritis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier is a compendium of tips, techniques, and life-task shortcuts all learned from personal experience. Author Shelley Peterman Schwarz has lived with a chronic disease for years and as a result had to develop these creative ideas to make her life easier. These useful tips will make all the daily tasks of household management easier, less frustrating, and more enjoyable. The book gives valuable information on organizing workdays, households, activities, chores and making homes more accessible. Helpful for both health professionals working with people living with arthritis and also of great use for people with arthritis to learn very simple and practical tips for everyday life. The book is well organized by topic, easy to read, clearly written, and has up-to-date references which include addresses, phone, and web sites.;Chapter 1. Basic Concepts of Making Life Easier; Chapter 2. Empowering Yourself; Chapter 3. Managing Medical Issues; Chapter 4. In Your Home; Chapter 5. Managing Mealtime Madness; Chapter 6. Looking Good, Feeling Bettter; Cahpter 7. Taking Care of You; Chapter 8. Getting Out and About; Resources;This thorough book actually has over 400 suggestions to make life easier for patients with arthritis...The author does an excellent job of encouraging patients to become their own advocates and make the best of their situations. Particularly useful is the list of resources and shopping sites. -- Doody's Reviews qA lot of useful information into one handy resource. Given the number of arthritis sufferers this is a good purchase for a Consumer Health Collection.q -- CAPHIS Consumer CollectionsThe fabric conforms to the user and folds for easy storage between uses. The disk can also assist in getting in and out of a bed or chair. 396. Install an automatic car starter/keyless entry system.4 If you have difficulty using keys, an automaticanbsp;...

Author:Shelley Peterman Schwarz, Shelley Schwarz
Publisher:Demos Medical Publishing - 2008-06-25


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