How do you use an under cabinet jar opener?

KITCHEN INDEPENDENCE IS YOURS … written by Janet Lane With aging or injuries, we may lose strength in our hands and fingers, making the task of opening jars hurtful, even dangerous. Yet to ensure that messy spills won’t cause a cleaning disaster for stores, jars are factory sealed “better safe than sorry” — and overly…

What’s the best under cabinet jar opener for arthritic hands?

So many daily activities depend on functioning fingers, wrists and general hand strength. Buttoning a shirt. Slicing hard cheese. Opening dangerously tough plastic packaging. Or in our business, opening tight jar lids during food preparation, artwork or workshop projects. You may be searching for a jar opener that’s easy on your hands, simple to use,…

Find relief from COVID vaccine side effects

Advil or not with your COVID Shot?

When is it safe to take ibuprofen (NSAIDs) for post-vaccine pain? After suffering through both Pfizer vaccine shots, I decided to share my story, in hopes that my anecdotal information will be of help for you during this terrible pandemic. My hope is that you’ll be informed and not afraid to negate the vaccine’s effectiveness…

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To Twizzle, or not to Twizzle?

Licorice Alert Licorice Alert Do you have RA or high blood pressure? If so, you might want to forego that next package of natural licorice. If you take cyclosporine to relieve your RA symptoms, you may want to avoid candy flavored with licorice and licorice supplements. In an Arthritis Today article, it was explained that Pei-Dawn Lee…