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

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

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

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

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

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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. But the one we will be

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

Find the Perfect Gift! Are you looking for that perfect gift for Grandma and Grandpa? Maybe something better than the classic macaroni picture frame?  You want to get something that you know they will love but that they can always use.

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

Purchasing footwear online: The Do’s and Don’ts Sometimes, going into the shoe store to find your perfect fit isn’t possible. Silvert’s offers online ordering with a 45 day return policy so you get the perfect footwear for your foot. Online shopping can

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

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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.