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
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 behavior often ensues, including seniors wearing certain garments or the entirety of an outfit
Anti Strip Advice For Senior With Alzheimer’s Or Dementia
A common symptom for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementia is the tendency to try to remove their clothes. As with many Alzheimer's symptoms, it can be difficult to explain the phenomenon, especially
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
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
How are Silvert's Hospital Gowns different?
No Pressure Points – Patients do not lay or rest on closures. You and your loved one can rest easy knowing the snaps are placed on the shoulders of the wearer. This way whether
Morning routines with a senior can be cumbersome. If you have a mom or dad that needs help getting dressed and completing the morning routine, adaptive clothing is a great asset to add to your morning routine. Cut you time
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