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Buying footwear online can often be challenging.  Sizing varies widely across different manufacturers, which makes it difficult to confidently order a size.   When it comes to purchasing footwear for elderly men or women, there are added challenges that further complicate the issue.  Edema (swollen

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

Like many people my age, I am experiencing the deaths of close friends and beloved family members at a fast and furious rate. Sometimes the deaths come after a long and painful dying process. Other times – Poof! People die

After my father died, my sister and I were responsible for deciding what to do with his belongings and closing out his financial affairs. In addition to the zillions of caregiving hours we racked up before Dad’s death, little did

As a young child, I don’t know who had more fun on Mother’s Day – Mom or me. I recall reciting poems, drawing pictures on home-made greeting cards, and making my mother breakfast-in-bed to honor her. Nothing made me happier

According to statistics, 17 million homes in the US will have at least one older adult with mobility problems indicating the need for more accessible homes for seniors. Given that seven million elderly people in America use crutches or other walking support

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

Intro by Giving Care Team: A new philosophy around the support of people with changing cognitive abilities is needed; dementia patients are especially prone to the harms of stigma, stereotype, and segregation. Below, Dr. Al Power proposes a manifesto for all