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How to Shop for Parkinson’s Clothing

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By pikselstock / Having Parkinson’s can make many everyday tasks, including getting dressed and undressed, a struggle. However, choosing Parkinson’s clothing that is specifically designed with a person’s unique needs in mind can make the dressing process easier on them and their caregivers. Here are


Tips for Buying Clothing for Elderly Women

Waist up view of older woman doing up buttons on blue blouse while getting dressed in bedroom (selective focus)

By Natalie Board / If you’re looking for gift ideas for your mom, then clothing for elderly women is probably one of the first suggestions that you came across. While clothing is a practical gift, it’s also a very personal one, so you want to


How to Care for Someone with Dementia

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By Motortion Films / Having dementia adds an extra layer of complexity to caring for a loved one. They may not remember where they are, how to complete basic tasks and even who you are. Here are nine tips to help you care for someone


What Is Memory Care: The Ultimate Guide

What Is Memory Care The Ultimate Guide

Memory care refers to live-in facilities that are intended especially for elderly adults experiencing dementia and Alzheimer’s. Memory care can significantly improve the quality of life for some people with dementia, but it is a big change, so you want to make sure it’s the


Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Seniors

Mother and daughter on Valentine's Day

Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for the Senior in Your LIfe? Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection for their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives or


16 Best Gifts for Stroke Victims

16 Best Gifts for Stroke Victims

Having a stroke is a major health that can significantly impact a person’s daily living. If your loved one has recently suffered a stroke and is currently recovering from it, then you have probably realized that ordinary gift ideas aren’t usually at all helpful for


17 Gifts for People with Arthritis

17 Gifts for People with Arthritis

Shopping for people with arthritis takes some extra effort because many traditional gifts are difficult for them to use, especially if they require a lot of hand dexterity. However, it’s so worth going the extra mile to give them a gift that will make their


Is Your Mom Safe at Home?

Mother and daughter sitting on front porch of home in chairs. Looking at each other smiling, holding a small bouquet of white and pink flowers between them.

Everyone pushes the limits beyond what may be safe. According to the CDC, falling is the second leading cause of unintentional deaths after automobile accidents, and older people are at a much higher risk of falling.  Think about the last time you reached for that glass up on


Best Gifts for Dementia & Alzheimer’s Patients

Best Gifts for Dementia & Alzheimer’s Patients

If your loved one has Alzheimer’s or dementia, finding them the perfect gift can be difficult. Many of the typical gift ideas for elderly people won’t be beneficial for them. To make your gift shopping a little easier this year, we have compiled a list


15 Best Gifts for Hospital Patients

15 Best Gifts for Hospital Patients

Holiday shopping for a friend or relative staying at a hospital post-surgery or for other reasons can be a delicate endeavor. Spending the holidays in a hospital is difficult for the patient and their family and friends, especially if they have already been in the