Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

4 Reasons To Suggest Adaptive Clothing

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How does Adaptive Clothing Help Health Care Professionals? Adaptive Clothing is an essential item for patients, seniors and caregivers. Adaptive wear makes a healthcare professional's job easier because it is safer and more convenient to dress and undress the patient. For patients who suffer from more intensive

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9 Dressing Solutions to Help your Patients – Adaptable Clothing

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Adaptive Clothing can make a huge impact in the quality of life of the family caregiver, the professional health care provider and those they care for. There is a vast need for dressing solutions from post operative to daily senior dressing challenges. Adaptive Clothing falls into two main categories:

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8 Ways Adaptive Clothing Benefits Both Patients and Caregivers

Adaptive clothing is designed for elderly or infirm people as well as those with physical disabilities who may experience difficulty dressing themselves. This difficulty is usually due to one or both of the following: an inability to manipulate closures (think buttons and zippers) or limited

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What to Do About Repetitive Questions

How to navigate an endless question loop Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia's affect the brain — which means they often cause problems with short-term memory. This can lead to repetitive behaviors, such as asking a repetitive question. Though your elderly loved one doesn’t mean to be

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Essential Nursing Home Apparel for Women

When circumstances arise that make dressing a challenge, transitioning to adaptive clothing is an obvious choice.  But where do you start?  Starting any wardrobe from scratch can seem overwhelming.  The team here at Giving Care wanted to help by providing a starting place for a

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Essential Nursing Home Clothing for Men

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 enables us to create clothing

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How to Manage Back Pain

Low back pain is very common; almost everyone can expect to experience it at some point in their lives. If you have ever struggled with back pain, you know how debilitating it can be. Perhaps you suffer from arthritis or you lifted something the wrong

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Tips for Moving Aging Parents

Moving aging parents into a home across town or across the country doesn't have to be stressful. It is helpful to have these tips regardless of whether you have a move planned or not- just in case. There are many reasons why your loved one

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