Adaptive underwear are a necessary wardrobe basic for a senior or disabled person. When getting dressed and undressed requires the assistance of a caregiver, specially designed clothing makes the process a lot simpler. Otherwise, your loved ones must raise their arms
Editor's Note: This article was originally published on changingaging.org, written from the perspective of a patient who spent over 10 years in an assisted living facility.
Before you sign the contract, check the Exclusionary Clause. This is the “We can
The headline of this blog is in all caps for a reason. I’m shouting!
I’m looking forward to the day when bloggers, reporters, website developers, media representatives, and marketing professionals stop referring to the process of caring for parents in terms
I have been traveling and teaching the above approach, and making this claim for several years now. Recently, I was privileged to hear from a friend in Arkansas, who took this idea and ran with it.
Angie Norman is a nurse
You get along fine with Mom and Dad. You have your life, and they have theirs. You do what you want and so do they. Sometimes that means your parents spend their entire day doing nothing more than sitting around
Paralysis, lowered mobility, and other physical challenges make it difficult for older adults to get in and out of their clothes. At Silverts, we believe getting seniors dressed should be the least of a caregiver’s struggles. That’s why people all
Whether it’s a nostalgic tune on the radio that brings back fond memories, the sight of needles in a doctor’s office that evokes fear, or the comforting smell of your favourite home cooked meal—triggers can be found all around us.
Thinking About Taking Mom on Vacation? (Part One) offered a range of vacation possibilities and insights about traveling individually or with a group. This blog offers tips on paying attention to the mature traveler’s needs.
Before the trip
As you make reservations,
You already know the basics of researching vacation spots and booking a hotel room. And, if you’re thinking that it might be nice to invite your dear old Mom to join you this year, there are additional details to consider.