People often worry that living alone in your later years, whether by choice or circumstance, will be difficult. However, the aim of this series is to prove that wrong. With today’s market, there are so many products available to make day-to-day tasks that little bit easier for you, even as you feel they become more of a struggle. Beginning with kitchen aids, we will be suggesting a handful of items designed to aid your day-to-day life, from the bathroom to the living room. Note that many of these products are also eligible for VAT relief in the UK.
Here are our top three gadgets for the kitchen:
Switching to an electric opener is not always the best option with all the complications of changing batteries, keeping charged, and so on. We’ve found there are simple products out there that still give you options. With this manual opener, the aim is to reduce danger and effort. It’s designed with the elderly and people suffering from arthritis in mind, making it extremely user-friendly.
With finger contours and a secure grip, both safety and ease when using a kitchen knife are restored. Especially when suffering from arthritis or Parkinson’s disease, using sharp utensils can become a worry or a pain but this can change. Reflect on your independence knowing that you can prepare food whatever your ability, without help from another person.
Designed for making jar opening easier for everybody, this product is not just for the elderly. Working for both bottles and jars, it is also designed to fit any size. With this, there will be no more asking for help and your independence can be returned.
Hopefully, this blog post highlights the various options and products available that can make living independently that little bit easier. At Lifeline24, our goal is to provide the perfect support at home. With the products you need to make daily tasks that little bit easier and the personal alarm system, both yours and your families comfort can be restored…. Knowing that there is help seconds away if you need it. Similarly, you may have a friend or relative in mind so to find out more about our life-saving personal alarm service you can get in touch with our friendly team on 1 800 937543.
Join us next month for our second wave in the independence series where we will be elsewhere around the home. If you have any suggestions for our next blog post, leave them in the comment section.
Editor’s Note: This article was updated on 27th January 2022 to reflect current information.