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Do-It-Yourself Designs for Daily Living

How older Americans are reimagining household objects from soap to straws to make their lives easier. 

As the population ages, designers are working to make homes, tools and other products safer for the elderly to use. Older people themselves can be resourceful in finding ways to adapt their surroundings to their diminished vision, muscles and dexterity.

Read more @ http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323415304578368591622892684.html#project%3DIVHackprint%26articleTabs%3Darticle

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