What do you do when even an extra wide width slipper don’t fit your swelling? Silvert’s has come up with the solution of extra extra wide width slipper with verlcro®

Silvert’s extra, extra wide Men’s Slippers are recommended for extreme swelling in both the feet and ankles. These slippers accommodate not only general swelling, but a number of foot problems.

Moving a loved one to a long term care facility can be stressful. Follow this packing checklist to help make the move smoother. Bring your sturdiest clothing. Long Term Care facilities

When you are moving to a rehabilitation center, certain items are critical for success.  You should bring items that will make you feel comfortable as well. Below is your rehabilitation

AARP has found that 90% of all seniors over the age of 65 prefer to age in place. When choosing, installing, and operating a stairlift, there are some important use and

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What do you do when even an extra wide width slipper don’t fit your swelling? Silvert’s has come up with the solution of extra extra wide width slipper with verlcro® closures. With the width and the added adjustability, these slippers

Silvert’s extra, extra wide Men’s Slippers are recommended for extreme swelling in both the feet and ankles. These slippers accommodate not only general swelling, but a number of foot problems. For hammertoes, corns and bunions, this shoe has generous openings.

Moving a loved one to a long term care facility can be stressful. Follow this packing checklist to help make the move smoother. Bring your sturdiest clothing. Long Term Care facilities have industrial washers and put them to hot temperatures to

When you are moving to a rehabilitation center, certain items are critical for success.  You should bring items that will make you feel comfortable as well. Below is your rehabilitation checklist that will benefit your stay as well as some

AARP has found that 90% of all seniors over the age of 65 prefer to age in place. When choosing, installing, and operating a stairlift, there are some important use and safety factors that can make all the difference in the

A recent survey found that 92% of caregivers provide financial support in addition to emotional support. The emotional stress of being a caregiver for someone in your family is sometimes a necessity though it is by no means an easy task.

Learning how to communicate better with somebody with dementia is the key to avoiding conflict. Improved communication between you and your loved one allows for the relationship to remain as healthy and functional as possible. While their memory and capacity

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

Resources to care for seniors like how to buy adaptive clothing is becoming better refined and accessible. There was a time when looking for easy to wear shoes and no stress shirts were hard to come by. But as the

Since 2005, our agency has helped Medicare beneficiaries navigate the enrollment and plan selection process. The confusion that comes with Medicare’s rules and regulations is frustrating for the beneficiaries trying to figure it all out. Likewise, the process is overwhelming

Denial is a powerful defence mechanism that we all use unconsciously or willingly to cope with stressful situations. While it’s completely human to do so, denial should be seen as a stepping stone to handle related issues, rather than a

It's not uncommon for hearing loss to occur as a person ages. In fact, nearly half of all adults over the age of 65 experience some degree of hearing loss. Known as presbycusis, age-related hearing loss is not life-threatening, but

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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.