People living with disabilities often lack the representation they deserve. The right representation means celebrating stories of their triumphs and not just the stigmas. Disability success stories define those moments when difficulties and struggles were overcome with resilience, determination, and
Many people fail to see that a physical disability is much more than that. It doesn’t impact the specific aspect of the person’s body but their mental state of well being as well.
According to research, an estimated 650 million people across
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. In other words, it is a chronic condition that largely affects the brain and spinal cord. It is also frustratingly mysterious, with no clear cause or cure.
What I wish I knew about family caregiving early on is that the 24/7 ongoing responsibilities never let up. We do many things for our elders in the caregiving years.
We rush to the hospital in the middle of the night
It’s never easy to talk about incontinence. In fact, many choose simply not to talk about it - not with their healthcare providers or with their family. Incontinence, on its own, is not overly debilitating, however its effect on quality
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
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
There are 18.2 million veterans in the United States. They were once the bravest men we know who risked their lives and sacrificed their time with their families just to protect our freedom. Unfortunately, many are unable to get back
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, Silverts clothing designed for seniors or those with disabilities makes getting dressed and undressed easier. Putting on