Anyone involved with caring for the elderly knows how difficult life can be the older one gets. Walking becomes difficult, necessitating the use of walkers. Many elderly people have trouble reading and need to avail themselves of large-print books. Similarly, firing a gun with arthritis can be problematic. Until now, however, our nations' seniors had no recourse, forced to experience their golden years unable to pack heat. Thankfully, a new company is coming to their rescue.
Called the Palm Pistol, the weapon is designed for people who have trouble firing a normal handgun due to arthritis and other debilitating conditions.Daily living. I can't tell you how many times my grandmother would ask me to open a jar or shoot a hummingbird because she couldn't do it herself. Unfortunately, she never had access to a "medical" gun.
"It's something that they need to assist them in daily living," says Matthew Carmel, president of Constitution Arms in Maplewood, New Jersey, which hopes to manufacture the Palm Pistol - now just a patent and specifications.
These devices will be great for seniors who have alzheimers or dementia. I can't anticipate anything bad happening at all.