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Learning how to talk to your loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia is crucial for maintaining a healthy relationship. While speaking to people with Alzheimer's is not always easy, it is possible through practice and can be extremely rewarding.

You can never have too much knowledge, whether you are starting your first day as a healthcare professional, or in your final week on the job. Here are some caregiver tips to help keep you and your patient safe when

Adaptive Clothing can make a huge impact in the quality of life of the family caregiver, the professional health care provider and those they care for. There is a vast need for dressing solutions from post operative to daily senior dressing challenges. Adaptive Clothing

Adaptive clothing is designed for elderly or infirm people as well as those with physical disabilities who may experience difficulty dressing themselves. This difficulty is usually due to one or both of the following: an inability to manipulate closures (think

How to navigate an endless question loop Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia's affect the brain — which means they often cause problems with short-term memory. This can lead to repetitive behaviors, such as asking a repetitive question. Though your elderly loved

When circumstances arise that make dressing a challenge, transitioning to adaptive clothing is an obvious choice.  But where do you start?  Starting any wardrobe from scratch can seem overwhelming.  The team here at Giving Care wanted to help by providing

Silvert’s has been working with nursing homes and long-term care facilities since we started developing adaptive clothing.  We have collaborated with various healthcare professionals and caregivers to develop and refine our products to make dressing less of a challenge.  This

Resources to care for seniors like how to buy adaptive clothing is becoming better refined and accessible. There was a time when looking for easy to wear shoes and no stress shirts were hard to come by. But as the

Older people are prone to falling due to limited mobility. As a caregiver, it’s important to take as many actions as possible to prevent falls in the first place. Of course, there are instances where such precautions are still not

Many caregivers and senior care facilities are encouraging chair yoga for their patients. Majority of the research that is available to us supports that exercise is extremely beneficial to the function of our brains. For those with dementia and Alzheimer's disease,