Spotlight: Spring Cleaning

Spotlight: Spring Cleaning

Spring is approaching, is it time to clean the winter dust away? Or maybe it's time to organize your home. Living with RA certainly has it's daily challenges and when it comes to cleaning your home or doing basic household chores when feeling fatigued, in pain or in a flare can make it extra difficult.

Over the month of April is focusing on how to get help with household chores, cleaning tips to make life easier when we aren't feeling so great, and just when we think we need to do more we have to learn when we need to stop.

Do you have cleaning or organizational tips to share?

Here are a few different ways you can participate in this month's Spotlight:

Forum conversations

Do you have any cleaning advice or any tips and tricks to make your spring cleaning easier? or a question you’d like to ask? Please share it with us in our Spring Cleaning Forum


Have a spring cleaning story you would like to share with us? Or tips and tricks for cleaning your home while living with RA? Share your story with the community. Share your story

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Follow us on Twitter to talk about spring cleaning. Use #SpringClean and tweet us any tips and tricks you use to clean your home while living with RA.

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Does your RA make it difficult to stay on top of household chores?

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