20 percent of people over the age of 18 throughout the United States are currently suffering from arthritis. This accounts for more than 50 million people, and yet there are still many myths and misconceptions about arthritis that can impact a person’s ability to manage the disease properly. If you are on a senior care journey with an elderly loved one who is suffering from arthritis it is important that you can tell the fact from the fiction. By getting past the myths of the disease you can ensure that you understand what your parent really needs and can be the highest quality caregiver possible.
Some of the most common myths and misconceptions about arthritis include:
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