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TIPS TO HELP THE ELDERLY, INFIRM AND LESS ABLE
I recently requested hints and tips to help the elderly, infirm and/or less able and I received some very useful suggestions from a lady working in a nursing home.
2. People who have arthritis can benefit from a cup with a big handle that 4 fingers can fit in to steady the cup.
3. A pair of kitchen scissors is very practical. They can be used to open snacks and bags of frozen veggies as well as for cutting things like celery or meat into cubes.
4. A nutcracker is very handy to open soda bottles.
5. Hand lotion put on a persons arms or legs when they get out of the shower will keep them warm in the winter.
8: I find that using a rubber glove when trying to undo screw tops makes it a lot easier if you are bothered with arthritis.
More useful tips to make life a little easier for the disabled, elderly and infirm.
If you know of any other useful hints and tips which can make life easier for people please send them in so they can be added to this page.
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