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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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