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Being in a hospital is never easy for anyone, whether you are young or old. It may be more stressful for seniors to be hospitalized because of their preexisting health conditions. They may also fear the chances of recurring trips

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

Some of you may have become a caregiver overnight. Others may have been a caregiver for a very long time. In both instances, caregiver burnout is part of the process and daily routine. Some caregivers perform their part full-time and

Valentine's Day Gifts for Seniors Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection to their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives or family members. Valentine’s Day

What to take with you to the Assisted Care Facility: Deciding to move a senior family member to a residential care facility is not an easy one. Seniors are afraid of the unknown and there are thoughts of apprehension and doubt.

Oral hygiene is important for people of all ages. Brushing and flossing reduces your risk of cavities and gum disease as well as a host of other oral health problems. There’s even some evidence that proper oral hygiene reduces your

Miranda Ferrier started her career as a Personal Support Worker, and now works for PSW regulations and rights as president of OPSWA. Please tell us about yourself, your educational background and how you got involved with Personal Support Workers

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that slowly destroys thinking skills and memory. At its most advanced stages, it can even destroy one’s ability to carry out simple daily tasks. Unfortunately, this disease is common. In fact,

It’s holiday season and it’s time to think of some Christmas gift ideas for your senior loved ones. Winter is not just cold, it’s difficult for a senior’s safety and security. And you want to get the perfect gift

Many people in the later stages of life suffer from some form of incontinence. As a senior with incontinence, the first thing for you to know is that it’s normal. Many of your friends have the same condition, and it’s not something you

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. Here

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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.

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