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Sources of Aids for Daily Living

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Here are some places to find products that can ease bodily strain and simplify tasks.

DR. LEONARD’S
www.drleonards.com
(800) 785-0880
This Web site offers an assortment of medical devices and living aids, including ones designed to simplify activities like gardening, cooking, and card games.

PATTERSON MEDICAL
www.pattersonmedical.com
(800) 323-5547
Formerly known as Sammons Pres-ton, this site offers primarily medical devices but also some tools for gardening and leisure activities. Check the “Aids to Daily Living” section for items such as large-handled eating utensils and easy-grip scissors.

WALGREENS
www.walgreens.com
(877) 250-5823 (online inquiries)
Both in its stores and online, Walgreens carries joint-protection devices, including braces and supports, as well as larger items such as bath seats and safety rails. Other retail pharmacies may have similar offerings.

 

 

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