Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

Choosing Adaptive Footwear to Prevent Slips and Falls

Choosing Adaptive Footwear to Prevent Slips and Falls

Falls are one of the most common dangers to older adults, with about one in four older adults in the United States falling each year. Many of these falls are preventable, and wearing shoes at all times except sleeping is one of the best ways


15 Adaptive Clothing Ideas to Try

15 Adaptive Clothing Ideas to Try

Want to learn more about adaptive clothing, but not sure where to start — or even what it means? While adaptive clothing is beginning to gain more mainstream attention, it’s still a relatively unknown niche in the fashion industry, and many people are unfamiliar with adaptive


How to Dress After Shoulder Surgery

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By Image Point Fr / Getting dressed after a shoulder surgery, or any kind of surgery that immobilizes your arm, can be a real challenge. In this quick guide, we offer six essential tips for getting dressed after shoulder surgery — from a one-handed dressing


Mother’s Day: A Gift Guide

Mother's Day is a time to celebrate the women in your life that are always there for you, in mind, spirit and soul. But what do you get the one that gave you everything? As a woman gets older, shopping on her own can be


32 Things That Are Useful for the Elderly

32 Things That Are Useful for the Elderly

Modern life isn’t designed for the elderly, but thankfully there are many exciting hacks and devices that make it possible to navigate daily life independently. In this guide, we’ll cover 32 things that are useful for the elderly. While this list may seem comprehensive, there


Best Adaptive Clothing for ALS Patients

Side view of man seated in wheelchair with open back pants being put on.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes voluntary muscle action to degenerate over time. ALS makes daily activities, including getting dressed, very difficult as the disease progresses. Thankfully, clothing specially designed for ALS patients can make this process


Easy Access and Comfortable Clothes for Elderly Men

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As you age, your mobility and needs change, necessitating wardrobe changes every so often. Indeed, many older adults find “regular” clothing uncomfortable to wear and difficult to get into. Thankfully, there is a lot of adaptive clothing for men out there that is designed specifically


8 Must-Have Adaptive Clothing for Elderly Women

Unfortunately, regular clothing is not made with the needs of elderly people in mind. As you age, you will probably benefit from seeking adaptive clothing for women that is specifically designed around the needs of seniors, including limited range of motion and wheelchair use. Here


Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Seniors 2022

Mother and daughter on Valentine's Day

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