Category Archives: Tasks

These products help with everyday tasks.

It Works For Me: Long-handled Tub Scrubber

I just finished scrubbing out our tub.  I know; it’s not terribly exciting, but it is a necessary chore.  The problem I always had though was with reach.  I am just not able to reach way back to the far … Continue reading

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Form Follows Function: Progressive International Can Crusher

It works for me.  So therefore, I think it is a great product.  I am referring to the Progressive International Can Crusher.  It is mounted on our kitchen wall right beside our backdoor.  I use it every day of the … Continue reading

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At My Constant Disposal: An Addendum to “My Left Hand”

Perhaps I need to rethink the idea of carrying my scissors with me everywhere I go.  Let me tell you what happened regarding my scissors earlier this week. I needed to go to the Social Security office, so after volunteering … Continue reading

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A Matter of Height: My Shower Mount Hand Held Shower

Taking a shower every day is a basic task.  We all do it.  I have used a shower seat as long as I have used a wheelchair.  It just fits my needs.  But the problem arises when one person takes … Continue reading

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My Left Hand

In the grand scheme of things, accepting my limitations really wasn’t that difficult for me.  After my left hand no longer functioned, it just no longer functioned.  There was not much that I could do about that.  I have found … Continue reading

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Medical Supplies: A Very Neccessary Evil

Admittedly, it isn’t one of the most exciting aspects of my life. But if I did not have my wheelchair, I would be sitting on my couch or just lying in my bed. And believe me, I have done that … Continue reading

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Fold a T-Shirt With One Hand Tied Behind Your Back!

Have you ever tried to fold a t-shirt with one hand tied behind your back?  It just doesn’t work very well. Just using one hand, the best that anyone with hemiplegia can do is to get a small lump of … Continue reading

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Functioning in the Kitchen: A Pull-Out Spray Kitchen Faucet

When we moved into our house, my father-in-law installed a One Handed Pull-Out Spray Kitchen Faucet for me.  I have used an easy to use kitchen faucet similar to this type for years. It allows me to function in the … Continue reading

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