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300 Tips for Making Life Easier

Author: Shelley Peterman Schwarz


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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."

Product Details 

  • Publication Date June 25, 2008
  • Page Count 176
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9781932603675
  • EISBN 9781935281184

About The Author(s) 

Shelley Peterman Schwarz and her husband, Dave, live in Madison, Wisconsin. At the time of her MS diagnosis in 1979, Shelley was working as a teacher of the deaf and mother to a 5- and 3-year old. She has received numerous awards and is an internationally acclaimed author, columnist, and TV and radio personality in the field of living well with a disability. Her "Making Life Easier" columns appear regularly in newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and on websites.

Table of Contents 

"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

Editorial Review(s) 

"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

"A lot of useful information into one handy resource. Given the number of arthritis sufferers this is a good purchase for a Consumer Health Collection." -- CAPHIS Consumer Collections