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
Learning how to talk to your loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia is crucial for maintaining a healthy relationship. While speaking to people with Alzheimer's is not always easy, it is possible through practice and can be extremely rewarding.
Adaptive clothing is designed for elderly or infirm people as well as those with physical disabilities who may experience difficulty dressing themselves. This difficulty is usually due to one or both of the following: an inability to manipulate closures (think
How to navigate an endless question loop
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia's affect the brain — which means they often cause problems with short-term memory. This can lead to repetitive behaviors, such as asking a repetitive question. Though your elderly loved
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
Moving aging parents into a home across town or across the country doesn't have to be stressful. It is helpful to have these tips regardless of whether you have a move planned or not- just in case. There are many
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 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
As Christmas draws closer and closer, one of your biggest questions may be what to give older family members or elderly relatives who are in assisted-living facilities. Whether it's your parents, grandparents, or other relatives, in most cases they will
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