Care recipient (cr) is visually impaired and has trouble help identifying food items in the kitchen cabinets

Try: Label canned foods and other staples shop for canned foods and other items that have a long shelf life this may allow you to shop twice a month instead of weekly for example cereal crackers dry pasta spices etc prepare labels in advance based on the shopping list apply a self-adhesive label marked with whatever tactile code the cr comes up for identifying the foods another labeling method could be to use varying numbers of rubber bands to distinguish one type of product from another for example two bands for mixed fruits three for green vegetables four for sauces etc

Materials: Self-adhesive labels black marker rubber bands or other items to identify by touch

Categories: Maintenance, Medical Physical, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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