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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

How are Silvert's Hospital Gowns different? No Pressure Points – Patients do not lay or rest on closures. You and your loved one can rest easy knowing the snaps are placed on the shoulders of the wearer. This way whether

Parkinson’s: What is it? Parkinson’s disease deals with the nerve cells in the brain that produce a chemical called dopamine. Dopamine is chemical that is produced in your body that is responsible for connecting the neurons to the muscles. Essentially, the

There are numerous benefits to exercise for the elderly, as well as maintaining muscle mass and helping keep your range of movement, you also help increase your balance. Exercise also: improves mood improves and lowers blood pressure improves circulation Improved Waste

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition characterized by an experience of a traumatic event and following psychological impact so severe that it impairs normal function for an extended period of time. The initial emotional shock, fear, anxiety, sadness,

In honor of World Alzheimer's month, it seemed fitting to address a question that I am frequently asked by both patients and their family members alike. Namely, what exactly is dementia and how is it different from Alzheimer's disease? Let's start

AARP has found that 90% of all seniors over the age of 65 prefer to age in place. When choosing, installing, and operating a stairlift, there are some important use and safety factors that can make all the difference in the

Aging is no reason to stop exercising. If anything, it is more a reason to stay on top of your physical fitness. It keeps the body and mind functioning to the best of its ability for aging parents and their

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