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Rheumatoid Arthritis

11 Gift Ideas for People with Chronic Illness

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Nicely wrapped gifts.
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Gifts and chronic illness


Ordering with credit card online.
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Gift certificates


Woman relaxing in bathtub reading a book.
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Care packages


Man delivery package to woman at home.
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Monthly services


"Sick" teddy bear.
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Pain management kits


Cinema tickets.
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Tickets


Man getting a relaxing massage.
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Contributions to alternative therapies


Young smiling woman writing notes.
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Personalized coupons


Woman reading a book on a picnic table outside.
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Inspirational books


Donation jar.
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Donations


Earrings.
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Awareness jewelry


Young adult women friends spending time together.
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Your time


Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW

@TheSeatedView

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, facebook.com/rahealthcentral. She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.