Kitchen Safety: Use a cart or chair as a midpoint for transfers of kitchen items from countertop to countertop. Consider purchasing a walker tray that fits over the top of the walker handles. A walker tray can be used to carry items from one point to another, keeping your hands free to safely push the […]

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Weak grip due to arthritis? Building up silverware helps improve self-feeding skills for those who suffer from weak grip strength due to arthritis. Here’s a helpful hack: Cut a slit into a tennis ball and insert a fork or a spoon. Find FREE helpful videos here: https://www.adaptiveequipmentcorner.com/youtube-videos Adaptive Equipment & Caregiving Corner wants to help […]

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Conserve your energy by putting frequently used items on the counter for easy access. In the bathroom or in the kitchen, grabbing an item off the counter instead of reaching up or bending down in a cabinet cannot only help conserve your energy but also reduce the risk of falls. Find FREE helpful videos here: […]

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Here’s a helpful tip for people with tremors: Place a light wrist weight around the wrist of the hand used most frequently during meals. Decreasing tremors during meals will help the individual get more food and drink in their mouth which will in turn help with better nutrition and weight maintenance, not to mention increase […]

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How to Open a Fruit Cup How to easily open a fruit cup without the mess. A viewer told us his elderly father had difficulty opening little plastic fruit cups due to a weak grip and wanted to know if Adaptive Equipment Corner had any suggestions. AECorner Newsletter: Sign up for our AECorner NEWSLETTER by […]

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Meal Lifter: Product Review Meal Lifter: Product Review – In this video Becca, occupational therapist with Adaptive Equipment Corner is reviewing a product called the Meal Lifter. While other devices help assist with feeding, the Meal lifter helps the client dine with dignity and independence. Click this link to buy or find out more about […]

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Kennedy Cup: Product Review Kennedy Cup: Product Review – In this video Christina, Speech Therapist with Adaptive Equipment Corner reviews a spill-proof drinking cup for people with tremors. Check it out here: https://amzn.to/2NG8ZTN (affiliate link) AECorner Newsletter: Sign up for our AECorner NEWSLETTER by clicking HERE Have a product you would like AECorner to review? Leave […]

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Help After Shoulder Surgery Need Help in the Kitchen? Try The Pour Thing Help After Shoulder Surgery – In this video Cindy, PT with Adaptive Equipment Corner reviews a helpful kitchen product for people with shoulder pain and/or limited mobility. Check out this product here: http://shrsl.com/13ftx  Performance Health (affiliate link) or https://amzn.to/2NUPID6 (Amazon affiliate link) […]

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Help Opening a Dishwasher Door Here’s a quick tip: Help Opening a Dishwasher Door – An Occupational Therapy friend of AECorner.com shared a tip from an OT client regarding opening the dishwasher door. The client had weakness in their hands because of arthritis and couldn’t open the door on their dishwasher so they attached a […]

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Turn Knobs and Open Doors Turn Knobs and Open Doors – In this video Cindy, PT with Adaptive Equipment Corner demonstrates the ETAC Universal Turner(knob turner). Who would benefit from using a Knob Turner? People having difficulty with grip strength Others who have minimal motion in their thumb and index finger  When would you use […]

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