Does having osteoarthritis impact activities of daily living?

Possibly. If its interfering with life you should consider seeing your doctor to discuss options.
Osteo Obstacles. Osteoarthritis certainly can affect activities of daily living if severe enough and associated with deformity. Usually, the hands and fingers suffer loss of dexterity and strength over time. To avoid this, use pain medication so you can remain active and limit your muscle loss and power. Ice & heat may also be used regularly for pain control and management and are frequently under utilized.
Yes. The main effect of symptomatic osteoarthritis is a negative impact on the activity of daily living.