As we age, we tend to experience reduced/limited mobility or a physical limitation to our reach around the house. Reaching for something on the top shelf, the remote that fell behind the sofa, or dressing/undressing can become more and more difficult, if not even dangerous. No matter the reason, it would be ideal to have a way to reach these things safely and easily. We here at HPFY can give you the lowdown on eight great reachers or grabbers that may fit the bill for what you need.
A reacher may seem like a pretty standard piece of daily living equipment, but there are a number of varieties and options available to those who need it. Since every person is individually different and so is their mobility limitation, wouldn’t it seem logical that reachers and grabbers would have a variety of options to appeal to these different limitations? As it turns out, this is true and there are a plethora of reachers that can benefit you and some of them include:
Great, just when you thought a basic piece of daily living equipment was simple, the world throws options at you that require a decision. Nothing is ever easy!! When looking for a reacher or grabber, it is important to understand your limitations or needs and where you may need to use it. Here are eight great options to choose from:
Being able to reach and safely grab items or aid in dressing and undressing can return a sense of independence and maintain our quality of life even when our mobility or grasp becomes diminished. Even though these medical aids seem to do the same thing, each one has slightly different specs that may be ideally suited for you. Reach out and grab something!!
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Kevin Cleary has been a Health Products For You contributor for many years and has a degree in marketing. His health and wellness journey has a very personal meaning and has guided him in his content writing for HPFY.
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