Silvert’s Adaptive Clothing & Footwear

History 90 years. That’s the age of Silverts Adaptive Clothing brand. It all started in the small town of Ingersoll, Ontario, which at the time in 1930 only had a population of 5,233 people. Originally it was a department store, focused

This past week we saw the opening of the online booking system for vaccinations for those over 80 years old, the next phase in the vaccination strategy here in Ontario, Canada. At 8am the booking system went live and was

Source: Olena Yakobchuk/Shutterstock.com Stepping into the role of caregiver to a parent with dementia is one of the most challenging things we can be faced with as an adult. But being armed with the right resources and tips can help make

Do your loved one’s experience difficulty or strain when getting dressed? Maybe they have expressed their frustration with daily dressing tasks, or maybe you have sensed it. Dressing is an Activity of Daily Living for all humans. Dressing actions—such as

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

As we age, our ability to drive safely changes. Seniors face slower reaction times, increased confusion about directions, complications due to medications, and other potential problems when behind the wheel. Fortunately, turning 65 doesn’t mean one has to hand in their

With a lowered immune system and other health concerns, the elderly experience a lot of changes to their physical health. Some of the most common issues are related to feet. Many illnesses have a direct impact on the feet, for

Easy dressing solutions such as adaptive clothing is designed to make life easier. Adaptive clothing is designed with the dressing needs of seniors, the elderly, and the disabled in mind. With functional features such as open back tops and side

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, holidays will be very different this year. “Social Isolation” a word that is commonly used these days is equivalent to loneliness, especially for the elderly. Whether your senior loved one is at home or in

It is that time of the year when families begin planning festive activities for the holiday season. This year may be different due to the pandemic, but there are many creative ways to spread the cheer despite the limitations. This

It is that time of the year when you are on the lookout for the perfect gift. You may be in the process of creating a gift list for your family members but do not know what to get for

The holiday season is busy for so many reasons! You are trying to find the perfect gift, you are scheduling weekend plans, and you also want to spend some quality time with your loved ones who are living in skilled

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This blog was created to help caregivers everywhere. But what is a caregiver? The caregiver definition by the Webster’s dictionary is “a person who provides direct care”. Growing up, your family may have been your main caregivers; mom, dad, sibling, or grandparents. Now, it may be you that has turned into the caregiver for a family of your own, or for your parents or grandparents. If your family member has become your responsibility, you might think you are in a little over your head. This is a place where you are able to learn more about this new world of care giving. You might be an in home caregiver, having a parents or loved one move back in with you. If you find that caregiver support groups aren’t quite working, this blog is here for you to read and comment. The blog is broken down into different areas that you are able to view. You are able to look at blog posts that are directed towards; adaptive clothing, care giving as well as post directed to specific health conditions. This is more than just clothing, we want to help you figure out every detail you might need. This is a taking action network, giving you advice of things that you can do to help your loved one with disabilities or simply those that are aging and might need help. Silvert’s giving care blog is here to help you figure it out, as well as giving you the chance to share your story. We know family is your main priority, so let us help you with some useful tips and ideas on how to make their lives as easy as possible.

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