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caregiving tips and hacks,an illustration of a can opener with a hook to help self zipping clothes

Use the tab from a soda can and 6 feet of twine to help you zip dresses or blouses that have hard to reach back zippers.

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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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