Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Have you or any of your loved ones been diagnosed with arthritis or osteoarthritis? If so, you should know that, in most cases, people with osteoarthritis can lead full, active lives by properly managing the condition. In fact, osteoarthritis is one of the most frequent causes of physical disability among adults.

Caregiver Assisting with Mobility

Simple, daily tasks can aggravate the condition and lead to frustration, weariness and depression. Right at Home has years of experience working with those suffering from osteoarthritis and has developed special elderly care services to help return some independence and comfort.

By alleviating some of the more tiring and mobility-oriented tasks, people with osteoarthritis can return to a fairly normal lifestyle. Right at Home’s caregivers provide these valuable elder care services including:

Osteoarthritis Information and Resources

  • More than 22 million people in the U.S. and U.K. have some form of osteoarthritis.
  • More than half of the population over the age of 65 would show osteoarthritis in at least one joint.
  • For a great resource on living with osteoarthritis, visit Arthritis Today from the Arthritis Foundation.

I am particularly impressed with the comeraderie and compassion shown to Mom by the caregiver and other Right at home caregivers. It is so valued since there are so few in her life that are able to take the time and show the interest. Invaluable! Thank you!

Kathy