This information will help you learn how to safely move around and manage your daily activities.
Have someone do laundry for you. If you don’t have someone to do your laundry:
- Do smaller loads.
- Carry your loads in a plastic bag, backpack, or wheeled cart.
- Use a reacher to get your laundry in or out of front-loading machines.
- If you need to iron anything, sit on a high stool while you iron.
You should be able to do light housework, such as dusting and washing dishes. Hire help if you can.
Have someone help you with heavy work, such as vacuuming, washing floors, changing bed sheets, cutting the grass, and shovelling snow.
Take out small amounts of garbage at a time or have someone take out garbage for you.