So often we take for granted the ability to do what seem like the little things—picking up something off the floor, fastening a button or zipper, holding a utensil, slipping a shoe on or off—or a myriad other daily tasks. Dexterity issues can change the ease with which we do those things . As a group, items that address these tasks are frequently categorized as Aids for Daily Living. Whatever they’re called, they can be a lifesaver when needing an assist. The ability to do these various tasks can help one maintain a feeling of independence and well-being.
Items to consider:
Elastic shoe laces
Toilet seat risers and handrails