Tip #8 - Use Tools and Gadgets
Tools and gadgets may seem extraneous, but to a person with RA, they are lifesavers! I use them constantly. Not only do they allow me to be independent but they save my joints and often, my energy and frustration.
There are so many reasonably-priced tools and gadgets available today, unlike when I was first diagnosed over forty years ago. "In the olden days," as my niece would say, you'd have to visit an occupational therapist if you needed something specialized for your needs.