HEALTH WITHIN ILLNESS
A basic need of each person is to interact with significant others. Opportunities to participate in social activities help fulfill this need and enhance the quality of life for persons with chronic illness.

Judy Looper enjoying a game of Scrabble with her sisters Jean Jackson and Janice Schneider.

Marital status is another significant factor in fulfillment of each person's basic needs. Loving and being loved, and contributing to the happiness of others enhances the quality of life for persons with chronic illness.

Barbara and Duane Champion, married 38 years, happily posing for a family photo.

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