Zipper Pull Adaptations
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DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses options for managing zippers. Options include attaching a key ring or chain to the existing tab, using a ribbon or nylon string loop, or replacing the existing zipper with a larger one. The article also discusses methods of managing jackets with two-part zippers. TITLE: Zippers and Garment Fastenings. BOOK: Easy Things to Make to Make Things Easy: Simple Do-It-Yourself Home Modifications for Older People & Others with Physical Limitations. REF: Cambridge, Massachusetts: Brookline Books: p 27. PAGES (including cover) 2. 1997.