When choosing your furniture, in addition to a design that is pleasing to you, you want to consider how functional it will be when your joints are flaring, or when your mobility is compromised.
I goofed when I bought our Mission style coffee and end table. All those slats – oh my! They need dusting, which wouldn’t be so bad if they weren’t down low. I do the dusting by sitting on the couch or a chair. It’s not ideal, but it works.
Keep the following in mind:
- height of furniture
- firmness of seating
- ease of maintenance/cleaning.
Over the course of living with rheumatoid arthritis for thirty-five years, a recliner is one piece of furniture I’d never be without. Do you own one?