By Anna Hazard
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Arthritis and other joint and limb conditions can make completing what most would consider simple tasks -- such as getting dressed, opening doors & jars, or exiting cars -- a complicated, time consuming, and often painful procedure.
Luckily there are now a myriad of specifically tailored ableware devices, from the simple to the elaborate and most having reasonably inexpensive options, that can aid in making daily tasks far more simple, efficient, and relatively pain-free.
Such devices can also be helpful for children who lack an adult's body strength or for anyone who may need a bit more leverage, a bit more grip, or a bit more reach when completing a certain chore or task. (Who doesn't have a handy jar opener nearby?)
First up are universal items that would be generally helpful to have around the house.
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