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Make jar opening easier with the use of a box cutter or sharp knife and a tennis ball. Slice around the tennis ball and use the cut out piece to get a better grasp on jar tops.

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Do you have certain tricks up your caregiver sleeve that make everyday tasks a bit easier? Share your creative, low-cost, DIY (Do it Yourself) tips, hacks and time savers. If it works for you — it might work for others! Use the email link below to submit a brief description and, if applicable, a photo for reference. View AARP's Terms of Service.

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