Opening ring pull cans

a can of drink with a ring pull

Canned drinks have had them for ever but now more and more of our everyday tinned foods has a ring pull. Opening ring pull cans is tricky for a younger person let alone anyone elderly.

I have decided to research the gadgets available to help opening these cans and share them with you.

a white handle for opening ring pull cans The majority of the gadgets available for opening ring pull cans are like the one pictured above. The point is slipped under the ring pull and then levered open using the handle which has clearly marked spaces for your fingers.

They are fairly inexpensive with the average price being £3 before postage. These are also ideal for anyone who doesn’t want to break their fingernails opening the ring pull cans.

For a list of suppliers please click here.

ring pull openers


Award-winning blogger and care columnist for Devon Life magazine, Caron also campaigns for recognition of the needs elderly people and their carers. Designer and creator of the award-winning Dementia Assistance Cards which are free to all, and helping thousands of people globally Caron is passionate and committed to making a difference

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