Technology for Independent Living

Stand Assist


Can’t get out of that cushy chair?

You can stand up easily from your favorite couch or chair with Stand Assist from Able Life. This unique product allows you to have the leverage you need to stand up from any chair. Dual support cushion handles make standing easy. Universal fit on top of or between chair cushions and is fully adjustable in height and depth. Available for $99 from Walgreens.


Elastic shoe laces



Elastic Shoe Laces

Place these elastic laces in your own shoes, tie them once, and your foot slips in and out with ease. Package of 3 for $8.




Door Knob Extender


Door Knob Extender

Converts a doorknob to a lever and won’t obstruct keyholes. Cord can be inserted for limited reach. $18.95




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