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8 Easy-to-Start Stretching Exercises for Seniors

Senior woman exercising while sitting in lotus position. Active mature woman doing stretching exercise in living room at home. Fit lady stretching arms and back while sitting on yoga mat.

By Rido / Shutterstock.com Stretching exercises for seniors are an easy, low-impact way for older adults to incorporate movement into their daily routine and to work on improving their balance. Stretching for just a few minutes a day can make a big difference in how you

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Gift Ideas For Nursing Home Residents

Gift ideas for Nursing Home Residents

The holiday season is busy for so many reasons! You are trying to find the perfect gift, you are scheduling weekend plans, and you also want to spend some quality time with your loved ones who are living in skilled nursing homes. It is easy

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Jacki® Post Surgical Garment for Women

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 seniors is an extremely important step for a successful and healthy recovery.

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The Importance of a Good Routine to Protect Ears

Seniors

A good daily ear care routine is as important as brushing and flossing your teeth daily.  But it’s not just a matter of cleaning your ears. Maintaining healthy ears includes monitoring and treating any ailments or illnesses involving the ears, protecting yourself from workplace-related noise, and

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Silverts Launches Brand New Website 2020

Silverts is pleased to launch its new and improved website for better customer experience. Silverts Adaptive Clothing & Footwear is inviting visitors to explore its newly redesigned website. The new website has been designed and restructured to provide a user-friendly experience with improved navigation that allows

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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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Getting Dressed in All Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by toxic changes in the brain. Therefore, it largely impairs memory and judgment, although motor skills may also be affected when brain signals meant to control muscles are damaged. Getting dressed can become a struggle for both patients and their caregivers. With

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Gift Ideas for Rehab Patients 2020

If you have a loved one in pre or post-op rehabilitation, it can be a challenge to think of some holiday gift ideas. There are often many rules for what you can and cannot send, but you don’t want to leave them out of festivities

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How Do Adaptive Open Back Pants Work?

Adaptive Open Back Pant in wheelchair - demonstration of back

Adaptive open seat pants are must-haves for bed or wheelchair bound men and women. Whether a patient is independent or requires assistance from a caregiver, Silverts clothing designed for seniors or those with disabilities makes getting dressed and undressed easier. Putting on pants with an open back

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