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02/22/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
If you are living with arthritis, do you have any product designs which you rely on or love, which help to make your everyday life easier? This could be a gadget that helps you prepare food more easily, do household chores, gardening or get dressed more easily. Arthritis Tip Share want to hear from you: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Airtable: Organize anything you can imagine

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Arthritis Research UK
02/21/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
We're in parliament today talking to MPs about the challenges people with arthritis face when it comes to work. Have you ever contacted your MP about your or a loved one's arthritis? How did it go?
Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day and we're sharing Jake's story...

Thirteen year-old Jake is fundraising for us by doing a good deed every day for a whole year! Jake’s six year old sister Isabelle was diagnosed with Polyarticular Juvenile Arthritis.

Jake and Isabelle’s mum Kathie said: ‘The support from the consultants, specialist nurse and also the information leaflets published by...
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How can you make change happen in your local community to push back the limits of arthritis?

10 million people in the UK are in pain right now because of arthritis. It’s our mission to push back the limits of arthritis on people's lives, but we can't do this without you.

That’s why we’ve launched a new campaigning hub, with tips, resources and guides to help people campaign for change in...
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Campaign with us | Arthritis Research UK

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Let's share the #WednesdayWisdom and make sure we're all looking after ourselves and each other.

You can find information and tips for living with arthritis on our website >> [ Bit.ly Link ]

What wisdom will you share?

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Happy Valentine's Day everyone! We love all of our followers and supporters and want to say thank you for all the support you've given us.

Who do you want to thank this Valentine's Day? Tag them in the comments and share the love!
Are you a keen knitter, sewing enthusiast, or want to learn a new skill? Join us by holding a Knitter Natter in 2017!

Bring together your friends, family and colleagues to try your hand at knitting and fundraise whilst having fun.

To learn more and get your free Knitter Natter How to guide & home collection box, visit our website [ Bit.ly Link ]

We can support you and your fundraising...
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Knitter Natter | Arthritis Research UK

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Getting a good night's sleep is so important for everyone, but especially when you have arthritis.

We're looking for tips on how you sleep better, and we'll feature some of the best ones in the next edition of Arthritis Today online magazine.

Let us know in the comments, send us a direct message or email socialmedia@arthritisresearchuk.org.

And don't miss the chance to sign up to...
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Great North Run 2017 ballot results are now out! Congratulations to all those who were successful. Make the most of your place by joining Team A today!

For those who were not so lucky you can still secure your place in the world’s greatest half marathon with one of our coveted Team A charity places.

Visit [ Bit.ly Link ] and join Team A today!
We know that many people often struggle to get the financial support they need.

The Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC) has put together a survey which asks you about your experiences of the benefits system, particularly Employment and Support Allowance and Personal Independence Payment.

The DBC campaigns for a fair benefits system for people and their families. It gives us valuable...
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Big Benefits Survey 2017

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Great article on BBC news about how to tackle loneliness – it mentions knitting and volunteering, both of which you can do to help support Arthritis Research UK! [ Bbc.in Link ]

For hints and tips on living with arthritis, sign up to receive Arthritis Today online magazine here - [ Bit.ly Link ]

Tackling loneliness - some ideas - BBC News

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Today is #NationalCarrotCakeDay!

Celebrate by holding a cake sale with family and friends to raise money for Arthritis Research UK. You could ask everyone to bring a cake to add to the table or why not hold a bake off style event to see who can bake the best carrot cake!

For more fundraising ideas, hints and tips visit [ Bit.ly Link ]
to request our Guide to Fundraising or email...
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During our Share Your Everyday campaign, we heard from Helen, who told us that her mum can only wear expensive, orthopedic shoes.
We know that footwear and the ability to continue to wear shoes you love, regardless of your arthritis, is important you.
Do you have any hints and tips associated with footwear or shoes which will help Helen's mum and the other 10 million people who live with...
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It’s *Dignity Action Day* Which nurses and doctors have treated you with dignity and respect? Let’s say thank you to the hard working health and social care professionals who help people push back the limits of arthritis. Find out more here [ Bit.ly Link ]
“…such an incredible feeling running while being cheered on by beaming faces in (arthritis) orange. An unforgettable race.” Anna, Team A 2016 Royal Parks Half.

The public ballot for the 2017 Royal Parks Half Marathon is open. If you, or someone you know wants the chance to secure your own place and run for Team A, enter here [ Bit.ly Link ]
None of us like thinking about winter bugs, but @NHS England and @Public Health England want to remind everyone that getting the ‘flu jab', and advice from a pharmacist, can help if you have a long-term health condition.
Last week, we were talking knitting, this week it’s dancing!
For the next edition of Arthritis Today, we’re looking for people with arthritis who enjoy any type of dancing as a way of keeping fit or as a hobby.
From Line dancing to salsa or even just dancing at a wedding, we’d love to hear from you.
If this sounds like you, please email socialmedia@arthritisresearchuk.org or send us a DM...
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It's Thursday afternoon and we're looking for some inspiration!

For our next edition of Arthritis Today Online Magazine we're looking for your hints and tips for things that keep you going and moving.

Let us know in the comments or send us a DM, we'd love to hear your tips.

And don't forget, you can sign up to recieve the next edition straight to your inbox here >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
A very Happy #BurnsNight to all those who will be raising a toast to Robert Burns this evening.

What better way to complete the celebrations than by joining Team A to take part in Scotland’s largest Marathon Festival?

With 9 races on offer over two days including the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k, and junior races, there is something for everyone! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Slàinte!