Most of us take the routine tasks of our everyday life for granted. However, they can be a major challenge for those of us with limited mobility from injury, illness, or age for whom everything from tying our shoelaces to eating to using the bathroom is a struggle.
Nobody likes to admit they’re getting older and need help doing the things they could do effortlessly earlier. Something as simple as using the bathroom can lead to serious injury from a fall. Falls are one of the primary causes of broken bones in our senior population. Some other maladies that can lead to limited dexterity or mobility are:
Whatever the reason, finding ways to overcome immobility is critical to the quality of your everyday life. We all like to be independent !
Thankfully, help is at hand. HPFY shows you 10 daily medical aids to help those with limited mobility or dexterity with their daily chores and improve the quality of their life.
Using the commode can be difficult and dangerous for the mobility-challenged. This toilet rail can be assembled easily using only simple wing nuts and without any tools. It is freestanding around your existing toilet. It fits standard and elongated toilets and features padded armrests for comfort and even a magazine rack for convenience.
Available in black, white, and brown colors, these shoelaces are made of high-quality durable elastic which keeps the user's foot in place all day. For those with limited hand mobility or dexterity, these laces are perfectly suited for everyday dressing. They feature a no-tie shoelaces design invaluable for those with only one usable hand.
This opener is perfect for those with difficulties opening cans, bottles, or jars. It is ergonomically designed to reduce the stress and discomfort on the user's hands. It has a secure and comfortable grip to gently release the vacuum seal on jars. It is easily used without assistance and is dishwasher safe. So go open that can already!
These medical aids let us be ourselves – and what’s more- by ourselves. After all, who doesn’t want to be self-reliant! And so, who wouldn’t love these godsends!Check them out!
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