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9 Arthritis Myths Debunked

Arthritis pain

Arthritis or degenerative joint disease can be indicated by a lot of symptoms such as joint stiffness, limited range of motion and pain when engaging in certain activities. It is hard to determine what causes arthritis but generally this degenerative joint disorder has been linked

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Tips For Helping a Dementia Patient Dress

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 number of different areas such

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Purchasing Footwear Online for Seniors

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 be fun but also dangerous. If you don’t read enough about

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Women’s Extra Extra Wide Width Adaptive Slipper

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 are wide enough for extreme

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Men’s Extra Extra Wide Width Adaptive Slippers

Silvert’s extra, extra wide slippers for men 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. This gives added room

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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Aging

post-traumatic stress disorder ptsd in seniors

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition characterized by an experience of a traumatic event and following psychological impact so severe that it impairs normal function for an extended period of time. The initial emotional shock, fear, anxiety, sadness, and anger may subside over

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Moving into Long Term Care: What to bring

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 make sure that clothes are

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