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Becoming a caregiver can be an incredibly difficult and incredibly rewarding thing to do. As a job, it will likely push you far farther than the majority of your friends and family will at their respective jobs and it will

Diabetic neuropathy is a condition that happens when a diabetic has chronically high blood sugar levels. High blood sugar eventually lead to nerve damage which causes numbness in the extremities. This usually affects the feet, creating numbness all throughout the

Living with memory loss is a reality for people of all ages, and is likely to affect every single one of us to a certain extent at some point in our lives. The reality can be difficult not only for

Mother's Day is a time to celebrate the woman in your life that was always there for you, in mind, spirit and soul. But what do you get the one that gave you everything? As a woman gets older, shopping

Did you know that November is the National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month? But even if it’s still months away, everyone must be aware of it. Not only that it’s apparent to most seniors and golden-aged individuals, but there is

As a caregiver, you want to see your patient thrive. You want to see them succeed in everyday life. As people age, mobility issues become the daily struggle of life. Today we will be focusing on limited arm and upper

Thanks to investments in modern medicine, Americans are now living longer than ever before. Today, Americans have an average life span of 78.69 years old, marking an increase of nearly nine years since 1970. While the quantity of our lives is

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

Life after 60 can be filled with experiences, it is the time most people resign from their job and finally get to focus on their well-being. Most people claim their life is the best after hitting 60 years of age.

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

Morning routines with a senior can be cumbersome. If you have a mom or dad that needs help getting dressed and completing the morning routine, adaptive clothing is a great asset to add to your morning routine. Cut you time

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This blog was created to help caregivers everywhere. But what is a caregiver? The caregiver definition by the Webster’s dictionary is “a person who provides direct care”. Growing up, your family may have been your main caregivers; mom, dad, sibling, or grandparents. Now, it may be you that has turned into the caregiver for a family of your own, or for your parents or grandparents. If your family member has become your responsibility, you might think you are in a little over your head. This is a place where you are able to learn more about this new world of care giving. You might be an in home caregiver, having a parents or loved one move back in with you. If you find that caregiver support groups aren’t quite working, this blog is here for you to read and comment. The blog is broken down into different areas that you are able to view. You are able to look at blog posts that are directed towards; adaptive clothing, care giving as well as post directed to specific health conditions. This is more than just clothing, we want to help you figure out every detail you might need. This is a taking action network, giving you advice of things that you can do to help your loved one with disabilities or simply those that are aging and might need help. Silvert’s giving care blog is here to help you figure it out, as well as giving you the chance to share your story. We know family is your main priority, so let us help you with some useful tips and ideas on how to make their lives as easy as possible.