Difficulty eating due to hand tremors

Try: Weighted-handled utensils will help counteract or absorb some of the tremors the Care recipient (cr) is experiencing thereby making it easier for him or her to keep food on the utensils weighted mugs will also reduce the tremor effect and the extra handles offers added stability and easier control for the cr using a weighted mug with double handles and a lid may allow the cr to drink without depending on a caregiver to steady the cup and prevent spills a divided plate with a rim will allow the cr to use the edges of the plate sections or the rim to get food onto utensils the cr can push the food to the edge of a section or into the rim and either roll the food onto the spoon or spear it with a fork weighted utensils and mugs and divided plates with rims are available through catalogs and medical supply stores serving seniors and people with disabilities

Materials: Weighted utensils knife fork spoon weighted double handled mugs with without lid divided plate with rim patient caregiver

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Good Vision, So-So Vision

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

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