Silvert’s Adaptive Clothing & Footwear

As people age, nutritional deficiencies, mental illnesses such as dementia, and other causes can affect the brain and its thinking processes. It’s no surprise that strange behaviour often ensues, including seniors wearing certain garments or the entirety of an outfit

Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by toxic changes in the brain. Therefore, it largely impairs memory and judgment, although motor skills may also be affected when brain signals meant to control muscles are damaged. Getting dressed can become a struggle for both

With so much information out there on the topics of caring for the elderly, it is hard to know where to even begin.  Sorting out the relevant from the irrelevant, the experts from the untrained and helpful from the harmful

It’s never easy to talk about incontinence.  In fact, many choose simply not to talk about it - not with their healthcare providers or with their family.  Incontinence, on its own, is not overly debilitating, however its effect on quality

If you have a loved one in pre or post-op rehabilitation, it can be a challenge to think up some holiday gift ideas. There are often many rules for what you can and cannot send, but you don’t want to

Whether preparing to transition into an assisted living facility or just looking to make some extra space to accommodate life changes, so you will notice they will have to downsize.  Though this process can seem overwhelming, it can make daily

If your loved one suffers from Alzheimer’s or Dementia, finding them the perfect gift can be difficult. It’s a matter of searching for a gift that will give them the most comfort at anytime. Here is a top ten list

What is the perfect gift for Grandma? Shopping for a grandmother can be a piece of cake, especially when taking the heartfelt route. A “World’s Best Grandma” apron, homemade scrapbook, or picture frames (complete with photos of you) are a few

Learning how to talk to your loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia is crucial for maintaining a healthy relationship. While speaking to people with Alzheimer's is not always easy, it is possible through practice and can be extremely rewarding.

You can never have too much knowledge, whether you are starting your first day as a healthcare professional, or in your final week on the job. Here are some caregiver tip to help you in your every day dressing routine

Adaptive Footwear can help healthcare professionals in ensuring their patients remain comfortable and safe. Firstly, what is considered to be adaptive footwear? All adaptive footwear features have characteristics designed to ensure comfort as well as to eliminate different safety hazards.

How does Adaptive Clothing Help Health Care Professionals? Adaptive Clothing is an essential item that as a health care professionals, your patients can benefit from. By suggesting adaptive clothing, it eases the job of healthcare professionals by allowing their patients to remain

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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.