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Gripping and balance issues can affect the ease at which an elderly person can safely eat. Help your loved one by following some of the tips below.
Hold Utensil Without Gripping
Weave the spoon or fork handle above and below your fingers.
Increase Table Height
Use stacked books to help eleveate the surface of your table.
Do It Yourself Enlarged Utensil Handle
Use rubber bands to increase the size of utensil handles.
Make Drinking Glasses Non-Slip
Wrap rubber bands around a glass to improve your ability to hold onto it.
Do It Yourself Large Handle Grip
Use a foam curler to enlarge a handle.
Use Weights to Steady Tremors
Wearing wrist weights may help to reduce tremors.
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