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6 Ways That Adaptive Footwear Can Help Caregivers

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Adaptive Footwear can help healthcare professionals in ensuring their patients remain comfortable and safe. Firstly, what is considered to be adaptive footwear? All adaptive footwear features have characteristics designed to ensure comfort as well as to eliminate different safety hazards. The main features of adaptive

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Coronavirus & Seniors: How to Keep Isolated Seniors Engaged?

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Who is at higher risk of contracting the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)? Elderly and senior citizens are more vulnerable to this virus and some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. This includes: Older adultsPeople who have serious chronic medical conditions

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What is Covid-19 & How To Keep Your Seniors Safe?

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What is Covid-19 and how can you keep your elders safe? Whether you are a home caregiver, a health care aide or a nursing attendant, the aim is to prevent exposure to germs. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause illnesses

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8 Tips for Post Surgery Care At Home

What steps can caregivers take to make post-operative care and experience better? Getting surgery done is a stressful decision despite the positive outcomes it can bring. For seniors, it is even more difficult because of slow healing and increased risk of complications. Post-operative care for

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11 Great Gift Ideas for People with Arthritis

Of course, people with rheumatoid arthritis enjoy personalized gifts like the rest of us. However, a gift to help them through their struggle shows concern and care for their condition. There are a number of tools that make everyday life less challenging. Which one will

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9 Arthritis Myths Debunked

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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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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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