Latest by Lene Andersen, MSW

Not All Rheumatoid Arthritis Is the Same

Just because you can walk, run, or have children with rheumatoid arthritis, doesn’t mean your experience isn't valid. Everyone with RA deserves support.

13 Things RA Newbies Should Know

Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis can be overwhelming. Read these 13 tips for RA newbies to help you understand what happens next.

4 Surprising Joints Affected by RA

It’s common knowledge that RA affects joints in the hands, arms and legs. But there are other joints you should know about.

Pushing Boundaries With Rheumatoid Arthritis

What’s happening in the RA community this month? We’ve got you covered with upcoming articles that are all about pushing your boundaries.

Helpful Hand Exercises for RA

If your hands hurt from rheumatoid arthritis, hand exercises like curling your fingers and doing jazz hands can help keep your hands flexible and strong.

Top Chronic Illness Books You Should Read

No matter what chronic illness you are living with, these books will have you nodding along.

Family Rheumatoid Arthritis Stories

Does hearing your mother's or grandmother’s stories of living with RA encourage or discourage you in dealing with your own condition?

Top 10 Rheumatoid Arthritis Articles in 2017

Check out our most popular rheumatoid arthritis and chronic illness articles from 2017.

Gifts for Life With Chronic Illness

How to navigate the chaos this time of year and actually enjoy the holidays.

Glasses Show Teens With Colorblindness World of Color

Ryan and Garrett Allardyce are 16-year-old identical twins who are red-green color vision deficient. They try glasses that correct for color blindness and experience a new world of color.