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The Best Dementia Friendly Kitchen Appliances

The kitchen can be a challenging – and even dangerous – place for seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s. However, there are more dementia friendly kitchen appliances out there that are easier to use with built-in safety functions too. Here are some of my favorites!

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8 Simple Kitchen Safety Tips For Seniors With Dementia

The kitchen can be a dangerous place for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s. It seems there are hazards in every drawer. Use these simple kitchen tips for seniors with dementia to make the kitchen a safer place for someone you love!

senior woman looking at a timer with a confused look

6 Best Kitchen Timers for Elderly People

Have you become a little forgetful lately? Maybe you don’t hear as loud as you used to. If these common ailments of aging are affecting your kitchen skills, a kitchen timer might be just the answer you need. Setting a timer to remind you to stir or to take those cookies out of the oven might save you hours of work and even a little embarrassment. Keep reading to learn more about the best kitchen timers for seniors and the elderly.

best stove locks for seniors with dementia

The Best Stove Locks for Seniors With Dementia

Controlling access to the stove might be necessary to decrease the chance of a kitchen fire. Use these stove locks for seniors with dementia to lock out the stove or turn it off completely in the event of an emergency.

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A Guide to Stove Safety for the Elderly

Using a stove can keep a senior fed with nutritious food while providing an enjoyable activity. But, it is important that seniors can cook and use a stove safely. Here are some safety tips for both electric and gas stoves to improve kitchen safety for the elderly.

12 Safe Cooking Tips for Seniors With Dementia

In addition to providing food and nutrition, the act of cooking also provides physical activity and mental stimulation. The following tips will help people with dementia cook more safely – so that they can continue doing the activity they love!

senior with arthritic hands drinking coffee with granddaughter

What are the Best Coffee Cups for Arthritic Hands?

Arthritis pain can even take the enjoyment out of a nice hot cup of coffee. Holding onto a heavy mug with a thin handle adds to the pain. So, here are the best coffee cups for arthritic hands so you can hang onto that nice warm cup more easily.

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