How Can I Hold an Umbrella while on Crutches?

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from: Longevity Explorers | Saratoga Retirement Community

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A member expressed concern for how his wife could better manage an umbrella while using crutches to ambulate.

As unusual as this dilemma may seem,  the circle nevertheless had some novel ideas - and alternatives to holding an umbrella in the hand. Inventors - take note!

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from Saratoga Retirement Community circle discussion March 31st, 2015.


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Key words: 
crutches, coping with disability, umbrella alternatives