Car Cane

car cane, mobility, arthritis aids

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Tools for improving the quality of life as we grow older — shared by the Tech-enhanced Life community.

 

Summary

Car Cane is an assistive device for those who have difficulty getting into or out of an  utomobile. Consisting of a padded handle with a metal shank, it provides a stabilizing bar which seems particularly helpful for the older driver who is alone, without someone to give them a hand to get in and out of the car. Car Cane is also a safety tool after an accident, since it has a seat belt cutter and can be used to break the window to escape.

Our explorers discussed this and a similar product called the HandyBar here.

Overall they liked the HandyBar better than the CarCane

 

 

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Product or Service
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Assistive Devices, Gadgets and widgets, Safety and security tools
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