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Our Caregiver's e-Mall is filling up with great stores and a growing number of items just in time for the holidays. Whether you browse and find a book or tape to help you with caregiving, or come across a wonderful gift for a friend or family member, the e-Mall can be your source for easy shopping and gift-giving.

So, click on the dark blue Caregiver's e-Mall buttons throughout our site and enter a comfortable, secure shopping experience with major merchants while avoiding the hassle of having to find a parking place or matching your shopping hours with someone else's. Our mall is just a click away and is open 24 hours every day.

Watch for additional stores opening in the e-Mall soon!

 

   
posted: July 31, 2008

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Timely Tip: Tools for a Safer Kitchen

Aging hands and diminishing eyesight contribute to a legion of dangers in the kitchen for our elderly loved ones. Here are some adaptive tools (and representative prices) that can make their kitchen tasks easier – and safer:

  • Kitchen finger protector ($6)
  • Adjustable knife ($20)
  • Multi-opener ($12)
  • Jar opener and closer ($6)
  • Under cabinet jar openers ($20)
  • Faucet turner ($20)
  • Stove knob turner ($22)
  • Extended handle stove knob turner ($14)
  • Oven rack push-pull stick ($12)
  • Adaptive cutting board for one-hand use ($20 - $40)
  • Dishes with lips and non-skid bottoms ($10)
  • Mixing bowls with non-skid surfaces ($10)
  • Bladeless can opener ($30)
  • Pot and pan stabilizers ($15 - $25)
  • Safety step stool with handle ($150)

You can find these and other adaptive tools at a growing number of websites.

For the full story on how to make your loved one’s kitchen safer, read our feature Assuring Safety and Ease in Mom’s Kitchen, part of our exclusive Keeping Loved Ones Independent series, in the July 2008 edition of Caregiver's Home Companion.

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