As people age, nutritional deficiencies, mental illnesses such as dementia, and other causes can affect the brain and its thinking processes. It’s no surprise that strange behavior often ensues, including seniors wearing certain garments or the entirety of an outfit
Anti Strip Advice For Senior With Alzheimer’s Or Dementia
A common symptom for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementia is the tendency to try to remove their clothes. As with many Alzheimer's symptoms, it can be difficult to explain the phenomenon, especially
In the first article of this series, we laid out some great options for nursing home apparel for men. Now, let’s take a look at some essentials for women residing in skilled nursing facilities.
When circumstances arise that make dressing a
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
Living with Alzheimer's can cause confusion, stress and embarrassment when trying to interact in larger groups. It’s important to understand that Alzheimer's is a chronic, progressive degenerative disease. Over time, patients can have a hard communicating with others. This doesn’t
Adaptive open side pants are must-haves for people with arthritis or lowered dexterity. As an independent dresser, it is less of a struggle to handle fasteners specially designed for ease of use. It is also much easier to get in
Adaptive open seat pants are must-haves for bed or wheelchair bound men and women. Whether a patient is independent or requires assistance from a caregiver, Silvert's clothing designed for seniors or those with disabilities makes getting dressed and undressed easier. Putting on
Morning routines with a senior can be cumbersome. If you have a mom or dad that needs help getting dressed and completing the morning routine, adaptive clothing is a great asset to add to your morning routine. Cut you time
Adaptive apparel should be designed with one goal in mind - to make dressing easier.
Whether you are a caregiver, someone who struggles with independent dressing, or are simply purchasing for a loved one, there are some important questions to consider. Many
Buying clothing online for a loved one in a wheelchair can be a bit tedious. When it comes to outerwear, Silvert’s has so many cape options of varying sizes, weights, and colors that it may be overwhelming to make a