Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

Do You Need Wide Shoes? Here’s How to Tell

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By popartproduction / Shutterstock.com When it comes to choosing the right size shoes, length is only part of the equation. If your shoes are too tight or too loose across the top of the foot, that can cause chafing and other issues, just like shoes that

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How to Empower the Elderly People in Your Life

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By Natalie Board / Shutterstock.com Many elderly people feel disempowered by their age, their life circumstances and their health problems — so having a loved one who helps them feel empowered can make a big difference. But not everyone knows how to empower elderly people, especially

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Seniors 2022

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Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for the Senior in Your LIfe? Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection for their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives or

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How to Adapt Clothing for a Person with a Disability

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By SeventyFour / Shutterstock.com For people with disabilities, wearing regular clothing can be difficult or even impossible. Adaptive clothing that is specifically designed to cater to their needs can be the difference between being able to get dressed in the morning or not, an activity many

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14 Important Diabetic Foot Care Tips to Follow

14 Important Diabetic Foot Care Tips to Follow

If you have diabetes, then you probably know about the importance of taking care of your feet, which are one of the body parts most vulnerable to nerve damage. However, if your diagnosis is recent, then you might not have a diabetic foot care routine

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