Gifts for People With Arthritis

Gifts That Make Tasks Easier or Promote Relaxation Are Ideal!

It's difficult to find the perfect gift for most people. When shopping for someone who has arthritis or any condition that is associated with physical limitations, gift buying has an extra element of difficulty. Should you look for a practical gift or a fun gift? What would be most appreciated? A gift that makes things easier, offers comfort, or promotes relaxation is ideal for someone with arthritis. Here are some great ideas.

1
The Car Cane

The Car Cane
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The Car Cane "As Seen On TV" provides a non-slip grip and the leverage you need to lift yourself up from the car seat. The Car Cane can support 350 lbs. Buy from Amazon »

2
Wahl 2 Speed All Body Massager with Heat

Body massager with heat
Amazon.com

Massage away aches and pains with the Wahl body massager. It has a heat feature, multiple attachments, and two vibration speeds. You can use massage alone, heat alone, or both together. Buy from Amazon »

3
Black & Decker Automatic Jar Opener, Lids Off

Lids Off jar opener
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Black and Decker's electric jar opener that operates at the touch of a button. Requires no hand strength or strenuous twisting to open jars up to 4.5" in diameter and a maximum of 8" in height. A must-have item in the kitchen for people with arthritis. Buy from Amazon »

4
Adjustable Folding Canes

Adjustable folding cane
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This cane offers peace of mind to people who use a cane, but not on a regular basis. Not only is the height adjustable, the cane folds for portability. It's always ready when you need it and can be put away in a purse or brief case when you don't. Buy from Amazon »

5
Deluxe Flexible Sock and Stocking Aid

Sock aid
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For many people with arthritis, it is a struggle to put on socks. This adaptive aid eliminates reaching down to your feet to put on socks. Simply feed the sock over the flexible base and maneuver the straps to pull the sock up and over your foot. Buy from Amazon »

6
ThermaLuxe Massaging Heating Pad by Conair

Heating pad
Amazon.com

This is a practical gift that soothes away aches and pains. It's a heating pad with massaging action, too. The dual action of heat and massage makes it a great gift choice for people with arthritis. Buy from Amazon »

7
Walker Tray

Walker tray
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A tray designed to fit over a walker, transforming it into a carrier. Allows a person to carry plates, magazines, or whatever they need to carry while they walk. This simple item enhances the feeling of independence. Eliminates the need to repeatedly ask others to fetch things. Buy from Amazon »

8
50 Classics for Relaxation

Relaxation CD set
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Give the gift of relaxation -- an array of relaxing music in a 2-CD set. Every person with arthritis needs a little help with relaxation from time to time. Music provides the needed help. Buy from Amazon »

9
Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball

Ergonomic mouse
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Trackball comfort in an ergonomic design. It's wireless so that you can control your laptop, desktop, or home theater PC from up to 30 feet away. You can connect up to six compatible wireless devices. Buy from Amazon »

10
ORE International 8310SN Touch-on Table Lamp, Silver

Touch lamp
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ORE International's Silver Touch-on table lamp is great for a bedroom or living room. The "touch-on" feature turns the light on or off. Simply touch the base. No more cranking a switch. It's UL listed and uses a 3-way 150-Watt bulb. The lamp base is made of brushed nickel with a metallic finish. Buy from Amazon »

11
Soothe: How To Find Calm Amid Everyday Chaos

Soothe by Jim Brickman
Amazon.com

Soothe is a book written by well-known contemporary pianist Jim Brickman. Over the past 20 years, Jim Brickman has become a fan favorite among people who find instrumental music peaceful and soothing. His listeners often turn to his music to help cope with a difficult situation or to be inspired. Soothe is a collection of light spiritual and practical advice that mirrors the intent of his music. Buy from Amazon »

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