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Adaptive open back dresses are a comfortable, elegant solution for disabled, senior, or wheelchair dependent women. With the assistance of a caregiver, patients and loved ones don’t need to move

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

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

Due to health conditions (such as dementia, arthritis, paralysis, spinal cord injuries, and multiple sclerosis, amongst others), seniors and/or disabled persons may often need to be transferred from one area

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Laughter is the best medicine “Laughter is the best medicine,” may be more than just a wise old saying. When it comes to life’s struggles, laughter may not be an antidote, but it certainly has its perks. For starters, you feel

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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

Not sure what to get your aging parent or grandparent this Father's Day? Senior dads have likely received every gift in the book over the years, so it's time to get creative! This coming Sunday, honor your father or grandfather

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

Damon Brown’s post, “3 Terrible Reasons Why You Are Addicted to Busyness,” stopped me dead in my tracks. Who me--addicted to “busyness?”   He explained why busyness feels like you cannot stop: Fulfils the ego - busyness becomes an acute measurement of

Due to health conditions (such as dementia, arthritis, paralysis, spinal cord injuries, and multiple sclerosis, amongst others), seniors and/or disabled persons may often need to be transferred from one area to another, multiple times a day. Assisting an infirm person

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

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

Getting an elderly loved one dressed for the Spring is simple: light, breathable clothing paired with light sweaters or jackets. Layers can be easily removed if they become too warm. Whether an elderly loved one is an independent dresser or