Tag: Elderly

Non-Profit L.A. Kitchen, Which Served Elderly, to Cease Operations This Week

Robert Egger announced today that non-profit L.A. Kitchen will permanently close its doors on November 1 because it was unable to balance enough philanthropic contribution and income to meet its expenses. Egger brought his DC Kitchen concept to LA in 2013, which recycles excess prepared foods from restaurants and businesses primarily for the elderly, while offering kitchen training programs.

Eater spoke with Egger about L.A. Kitchen’s closing, and he cited hostility when attempting to work with Los Angeles’ Department of Aging. The key to L.A. Kitchen’s success relied on securing contracts with the Department of Aging to produce thousands of meals. When in operation, L.A. Kitchen bought reduced-priced food and employed graduated from the training programs. Egger notes that L.A. Kitchen procured a few contracts, some which produced 4,000 meals a week for Los Angeles residents over the age of 65.

Egger also recruited some notable restaurant owners on L.A.

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Bathroom Aids & Safety Products for the Elderly or Infirmed

Bathroom Aids

We Have The Bathroom Aids You Need

In addition to Bathroom Aides like Raised Toilet Seats, Shower Chairs and Commodes, there are many helpful products that sometimes get overlooked.  These products include items to help a person take a bath and take care of their hair and nails.  Long handled Scrub Sponges and Dr. Josephs Footbrush make taking a bath or shower a lot easier.  Then after bathing, the Long Handled Comb and Long Handled Brush are great helps to persons who have difficulty raising their arms due to arthritis. Nail care is easy using the Nail Clipper with Light and Magnifier or the Toenail Scissors with long handle.

For persons who have difficulty cleaning themselves after using the bathroom, the Selfwipe or the Bottom Buddy is indispensable.

If a traditional bath or shower is not an option for a person, we have a complete line of No Rinse products

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