Some shoes can be tricky to put on, especially for elderly individuals with back problems or arthritis. Fortunately, shoe horns can be a big help. These handy curved tools are designed to slip right into the back of your shoe and pull back the heel, making it easier to slide your foot in. A good one should be sturdy and allow for optimal grip. Ahead, we rounded up a few standout styles in different lengths and materials.
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1. Fanwer Adjustable Shoe Horn
Able to adjust from 16 to 31 inches, this stainless steel model features a grippy handle with a string for hanging.
Pros: A spring mechanism allows you to insert it from different angles.
Cons: Some may find it can bend slightly.
2. Velette Shoe Horns
This option comes as a set with two heavy-duty metal shoe horns, both measuring 16.5 inches long.
Pros: Grippy handles make them easy to control.
Cons: Some may prefer more length.
3. Vive Long Handled Shoe Horn
This model measures 23 inches in length and features a large oval handle for a comfortable, secure grip.
Pros: It’s made of durable plastic and breaks down for easily packing.
Cons: Some may find it a bit too flexible.