Holiday Gifts for People Who Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

2012-12-03 06:35

On your holiday gift list this year, there may be someone who has rheumatoid arthritis who could really benefit from and appreciate a gift that helps them better cope with any limitations they experience with this disease. Here are a few ideas to help you shop for that special someone on your list who has rheumatoid arthritis.

Your holiday gift could be extra special

Two types of people are difficult to buy gifts for: people who have everything, and individuals who live with physical limitations. Some individuals who have rheumatoid arthritis experience challenges with everyday activities or certain tasks that could be greatly improved if they had some assistance that still allowed them to be independent.

The gift you choose for someone who has rheumatoid arthritis should address the type or severity of the limitations they live with every day. For example, some individuals have little or no problem using regular utensils to prepare meals and to eat, but reaching for items in their kitchen cupboards is a challenge.

A number of online and brick-and-mortar stores have items especially for people with rheumatoid arthritis and similar physical challenges (see end of this article). Some of the items they offer that you might consider giving as a gift include the following:


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