Silvert’s Adaptive Clothing & Footwear

In the first article of this series, we laid out some great options for nursing home apparel for men.  Now, let’s take a look at some essentials for women residing in skilled nursing facilities. When circumstances arise that make dressing a

Silvert’s has been working with nursing homes and long-term care facilities since we started developing adaptive clothing.  We have collaborated with various healthcare professionals and caregivers to develop and refine our products to make dressing less of a challenge.  This

Low back pain is very common; almost everyone can expect to experience it at some point in their lives. If you have ever struggled with back pain, you know how debilitating it can be. Perhaps you suffer from arthritis or

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

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

Older people are prone to falling due to limited mobility. As a caregiver, it’s important to take as many actions as possible to prevent falls in the first place. Of course, there are instances where such precautions are still not

There are 18.2 million veterans in the United States. They were once the bravest men we know who risked their lives and sacrificed their time with their families just to protect our freedom. Unfortunately, many are unable to get back

Many caregivers and senior care facilities are encouraging chair yoga for their patients. Majority of the research that is available to us supports that exercise is extremely beneficial to the function of our brains. For those with dementia and Alzheimer's disease,

Adaptive open side pants are must-haves for people with arthritis or lowered dexterity. As an independent dresser, it is less of a struggle to handle fasteners specially designed for ease of use. It is also much easier to get in

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, Silvert's clothing designed for seniors or those with disabilities makes getting dressed and undressed easier. Putting on

It has been seen that people have high chances to respond instinctively when they listen to any music. Even if a person is suffering from some advanced stages of memory issues or dementia, still they can engage themselves in music

You can do it!

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.