Every one of us has fumbled with a button, a razor, or a comb. But stiffness, pain, weakness, or paralysis can make dressing, undressing, and personal hygiene particularly difficult. According to new research, two-thirds of people over the age of 65 need help completing the tasks of daily living from devices such as scooters, canes, and bathroom grab bars.
Buy aids for daily living online are a great help to baby boomers and people with disabilities, but there are a number of aids that most folks might not even know about—or might not have considered before. Here’s a list of 10 aids for daily living products featured at Medical Gear For Life.
A set of stainless steel eating utensils made with a soft foam handle that provides for easy grip. These disability aids are great for those with arthritis or limited hand involvement.
This product is perfect for anyone who has difficulties raising or reaching their feet. A great product for around the house or while getting in or out or your car. A very useful independent living aid
A deck of cards created for anyone who has a visual impairment. They are regular size playing cards that have high visibility markings.
This product extends the handle of your seat belt by 6 inches which will help decrease shoulder movement when injured. This will allow easier access to your seatbelt for fastening.
This is a great product for blind or low vision people who need a clock with a functioning alarm. It has large digital readouts and a large white button to press to hear the time.
This clear plastic mug has double handles and will accommodate four adult fingers. It also has a drinking spout to help prevent spills. This cup is ideal for people with a weak grip or if they have a tremor.
Here is a hands free hair dryer holder that’s great for all ages to use. It has a flexible neck that will adjust to any position and will hold any blow dryer. Perfect for individuals with disabilities such as arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, muscle discomfort and Parkinson’s disease
Attractive solid maple constructed chair with square arm rests that make sitting down or pushing up safe and easy. The foot rest is adjustable providing comfort and ergonomic fit.
The independent living aid FreedomAlert will allow you instant 2-way speaker phone communication via a mini wearable pendent to family, friends, or neighbors at any time from in or around your home. If your programmed contacts are unreachable the system can default to contact a 911 emergency operator.
This item provides a comfortable grip and increase control when using pens, pencils or utensils. This is an ideal product for those who suffer with arthritis or writer cramp. Regular size bag comes with 25 grippers