With hand and finger pain even simple tasks can cause frustration. Fastening watch bands is a case in point. When I received a Fitbit Charge 3 I thought I would have to struggle with traditional watch band buckles. But not so! It turns out there are easy to fasten Fitbit bands available. I found these lightweight…
We are always on the lookout for gadgets to make life easier. As we have gotten older, we have also found new uses for some older gadgets. Surprisingly, almost all of these gadgets were gifts from the kids.
Mincing ginger and garlic has become difficult for my aging hands. I used to think nothing of grabbing my knife to chop these flavorful powerhouses. But my painful hands have me rethinking how to mince ginger and garlic.
Need more light to see? As I get older I seem to need more light to see than I used to. And I’ve tried out several budget-friendly solutions for adding light. Finally I found a clip-on desk light in a gooseneck style that provides plenty of light and easily bends to my will.
Opening jars and bottles really puts stress on my weak hands. So when I noticed a multi opener on Amazon that came in a 3 pack, I grabbed it. The Multi Opener set includes a 6-in-1 Multi Opener, a 5-in-1 Multi Opener, and a 4-in-1 Jar Opener.
I recently wondered which of my kitchen gadgets would be the easiest way to make cauliflower rice. And the answer might surprise you.
A Pineapple Corer tool peels, slices, and cores pineapples with minimal use of a knife. We love fresh pineapple, but don’t love using large, sharp knives any more. Could a pineapple corer work better than a knife for older hands?
I find it difficult to easily slice sweet potatoes because of the arthritis in my hands. But I do miss my homemade sweet potato chips. I wondered … could my favorite new kitchen appliance, the Presto Professional Salad Shooter, slice sweet potatoes?
I used an arm peddler at the gym years ago and remember thinking it was harder than it looked. I remember getting a pretty good arm workout on it. So when I came across under-desk peddlers while looking for exercises I could do to tone my upper arms, I took a second look.
My daughter gave me my first Magic Bullet blender about 12 years ago. At first I wondered what I was going to do with it. But it didn’t take long for me to realize that it has the perfect name. The time and effort I save with uses for the Magic Bullet seems magical.