Bev's Story: Coping With Arthritis - Bev's story
At 76, Bev is not showing any
signs of slowing down. When she’s not working in her garden or cooking her
famous potato soup, she’s helping to set up monthly support group meetings or a local
conference on arthritis.
She says that it’s important to get
involved and learn about your health problem. She encourages people to stay
active, keep in touch with family and friends, and ask for help when they need
"There are so many things in our life that we can control,"
says Bev. "And there are big things that we can't control. But if we assume
control of the things that we can, at least we feel like we're doing something
to make our lives better."
Bev's story reflects her experiences as told in an interview. The photograph is not of Bev, to protect her privacy.
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