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

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

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

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

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

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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

JoePatient.com launched to provide consumers comparative hospital information Launching as a pending B-Corp, JoePatient's mission is to empower the patient who is often the most disadvantaged link in today's healthcare delivery system. We believe by making more information available in an

Stay home and stay safe Is your loved one resilient to moving into a retirement home or long term care? This guide is here to give you some tips on how to let your loved one stay at home, but also

If you have a loved one that has entered later stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s, you will start to notice traits of these diseases. Symptoms can include repetition, paranoia, fidgeting to name a few. Each set of symptoms is generally

Arthritis or degenerative joint disease can range from many different symptoms that all lead down to a few main stereotypes. This is general stiffness, limited range in motion and pain when moving in the joints. Arthritis pain is hard to

Dealing with dementia patients isn’t an easy task, with one of the most difficult areas in taking care of them is supporting them to get dressed. Dressing independently is sometimes just impossible for them to do. Because dressing them touches a

When someone moves into a nursing home, their lifestyle changes. They no longer have as much space as they used to. This changes what you can and can't buy for them. We have put together a list of top ten

With the Holidays coming, I’m sure you are thinking about what to get for your parents that “don’t need anything”. When you ask your elderly parent what they would like for Christmas, and other than seeing you, they don’t need

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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.