8 SIMPLE DRESSING AIDS HELP SENIORS STAY INDEPENDENT
GETTING DRESSED CAN BE CHALLENGING FOR SENIORS
The challenges of growing older can be difficult for all parties involved. As different ailments and health challenges creep in, the independence of the senior decreases and alters their everyday routine. The once mundane tasks become difficult and sometimes impossible.
Getting dressed doesn’t have to be a constant struggle and the reason they lose independence. Dressing aides are inexpensive, easy to use and readily available to make their lives easier.
Here are 8 simple dressing aids that can help them maintain their independence.
8 dressing aids help seniors dress independently
Our RMS Dressing Stick Dressing Aid is mostly recommended by health professionals and therapists. The Dressing Stick makes putting on and taking off clothing easier.
- Ideal Dressing Aid for Shoes, Socks, Shirts and Pants.
- Extra Large Vinyl coated Push/Pull Hook has a unique bend to assist with putting on shirts, pulling up pants, skirts, or helping put on shoes or removing socks
- Vinyl coated "C" shaped Cup Hook on opposite end for pulling zippers and shoelace loops
- Smooth finish protects delicate fabrics. Lightweight but Sturdy 5/8" diameter hardwood dowel.
- 28" overall length helps users with limited mobility assistance with dressing and retrieving objects.
- Limited Lifetime Warranty
As arthritis and/or general loss of dexterity take their toll, a simple button hook fastening and zipper pull tool can help alleviate some of those challenges.
- Button Hook with Zipper Pull is an ideal daily living tool for anyone with limited dexterity caused by arthritis.
- Comfort Grip: wide and ribbed handle prevents slipping and provides comfort.
- Snag Free Wire Loop: high quality steel wire is thin enough for easy navigating through the buttonholes without snagging. The loop locks onto buttons, making buttoning a pain free process.
- Zipper Puller: made of thin but heavy duty steel. Makes zipping clothing an easy process. The tip of the hook is smoothed out to prevent damaging clothes.
- Made of durable non-slip plastic with a 1 2/8" orthopedic grey handle and overall measures 7 1/2" long.
- Limited Lifetime Warranty and 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Our RMS Shoe Laces are made of elastic that stay tied in place and allow you to easily slip your shoe on and off.
- Choices of 27 inches or 37 inches long and come in color choices of White or Black.
- RMS Shoe Laces
The Deluxe Sock Aid with Foam Handles helps individuals put on socks or stockings easily and independently. Ideal daily living aid for those having difficulty bending down, recovering from back/knee/hip replacement surgery or for those with limited mobility.
- RMS Deluxe Sock Aid helps individuals pull on socks or stockings
- Contour shaped shell is soft & flexible. Specially designed for individuals who have weak hand strength, making it easy to insert socks on the sock aid.
- A Slip-Resistant Foam Pad keeps sock or stocking from slipping off the sock assist
- The ropes can be adjusted to your desired length by tying new knots as needed.
- Shell measures 9.5" long X 5" wide X 3" thick, Overall 38" long with shell and cords
- RMS Limited Lifetime Warranty. 100% satisfaction guarantee!
- Instruction Sheet included.
Before trying to conquer the difficulties of getting the shoes on you must first get the sock on. The Sock on and sock off kit enables you to slide right into the sock.
- Sock Aid Kit is the fast & easy way to put on & take off your socks or stockings. The kit includes: One Deluxe Sock Aid with Foam Handle and One Sock or Compression Stocking Remover/Doffer.
- Deluxe Sock Aid helps individuals put on socks or stockings (NOT for use with compression hosiery). Built up foam handles and flexible plastic shell with slip resistant pad.
- Designed to help you pull on socks or stockings if your mobility is restricted (Sock On tool is NOT designed for compression hosiery)
- The Sock or Compression Stocking Remover/Doffer is International Patent Pending. Made from medical grade plastic and has an easy-grip handle with a strap for those with limited grasping ability.
- Moves easily over the heel without binding, stocking comes off in one smooth motion. 18" in total length. Fits easily into hand luggage.
- Limited Lifetime Warranty for the kit. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Bending down to reach one's shoes can be difficult for many people regardless of age. The long handled metal shoe horn can allow you to bypass the difficult part to do the easier part of getting the shoe onto the foot.
- The 18" & 24" Long Handled Metal Shoe Horn comes 2 per pack (1 each sizing)
- Metal Shoe Horn has a coated steel surface that makes it easy for the foot to slide into the shoe
- Features a textured, slip resistant hand grip making it easy to grasp
- Minimal curve for easy insertion and removal
- Easily slide your shoes on, works with any shoes
- Weight is 6 oz.
7 Pieces Hip Kit Knee Replacement Kit which contains: 1x 32" Grabber Reacher, 1x 19" Grabber Reacher, 1x 42" Leg Lifter Strap, 1x Socks Aid, 1x 28" Dressing Aid Stick, 1x 22" Bath Sponge and 1x 24" Long Shoe Horn. The Hip Kit is most often recommended by physical therapists and is an ideal adaptive daily living aid for individuals recovering from hip or knee surgery, bariatric surgery, back surgery or for those with limited mobility, reducing unnecessary movements, making dressing and bathing without bending or twisting easier.
- Kit Contains One of Each: 32" Grabber Reacher, 19" Grabber Reacher, 42" Leg Lifter Strap, Sock Aid, 28" Dressing Aid Stick, 22" Bath Sponge, 24" Long Shoe Horn.
- 2 Rotating Grabbers & Reachesr: Both 19" & 32" reacher grabbers are designed to rotate a full 90 degrees for use both vertically and horizontally. 19" short grabber is ideal for where extra long reach is not needed, for use in a car, wheelchair or doing grocery shopping. 32" long reacher easily reaches an item on top shelves or picks up dropped items. The nonslip rubberized jaw allows to pick up as small as a dime.
- 42" Leg Lifter Strap: The Loop Leg Lifter, rigid and durable, is designed for repositioning the leg in a car, wheelchair or on a bed after hip replacement surgery, knee or back surgery or leg injury. The lifter strap is strong enough to handle leg casts with ease.
- 28" Dressing Stick with a large vinyl coated "S" Hook to assist with putting on shirts, pulling up pants, skirts, or helping put on shoes or removing socks. Vinyl coated "C" Hook on opposite end for pulling zippers and shoelace loops.
- The Sock Aid allows to easily put on socks or stocking without bend over. A 22" long Bath Sponge making bathing without bending and twisting easier. A 24" long shoe horn is included to easily put on any type of shoe while standing.
The Grabber Reacher extends far beyond reaching common household items or cleaning up trash and debris outside. This is a versatile tool that can be used to pick-up shoes from the ground or a shirt that fell to the floor before you could put it on.
- The 32" reach is measured from the tip of the jaw to the palm of your hand for a true 32" reach. Overall length is 34" including the handle
- Head rotates 90 degrees for horizontal or vertical use
- Ergonomic handle provides a very comfortable grip
- Flexible finger-like tip allows for picking up the smallest items
- Use to reach items behind things or out of reach
- Limited Lifetime Warranty, 100% Satisfaction Guarantee!
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