Technology for Independent Living

uControll Door Opener

This remote controlled device enables you to regain or maintain your independence. If you use a walker, wheelchair or crutches, don’t risk backing up and possibly falling. Operate any interior door remotely with the handheld controller. It easily attaches to any door with unique “no tools” application. Any interior door can be opened to any degree. Doors can still be operated manually at any time. Controls up to 6 interior doors with one remote. Comes with rechargeable battery that lasts up to 3 weeks on a single charge. Units can also be operated on an 110VAC with the small profile AC charger. Soft durometer, and has non-marking wheel that works on any surface. Can be simply removed without leaving marks on the door. Rental options available.  $229.00   www.homesafetycomfort.com

Knob Turner in you Car

The Universal Knob Turner is a gripping aid for people with arthritis and are unable to tightly grip and turn control knobs on ovens, dishwashers, microwaves and other appliances. Keep one in the car for removing stubborn gas caps!

The aid has an angled handle that allows the user to use both hands for additional leverage. When the handle is pushed against the know, the plastic pins retract to provide a firm grip.

$14.95  Arthritissupplies.com