What does Medicare cover when it comes to aging? As caregivers and family members it is important to know what to expect when the time comes for extended health care services or moves into assisted living homes.
Are You Wondering What to take With You To The Assisted Care Facility:
Deciding to move a senior family member to a residential care facility is not an easy one. Seniors are afraid of the unknown and there are thoughts of
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. In other words, it is a chronic condition that largely affects the brain and spinal cord. It is also frustratingly mysterious, with no clear cause or cure.
The holidays never fail to be an extremely busy, and hectic time of year. Full of laughter, joy and memories, the holidays also bring along busy schedules, shopping, and loads of preparation. It is a time you want to spend
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
It’s never easy to talk about incontinence. In fact, many choose simply not to talk about it - not with their healthcare providers or with their family. Incontinence, on its own, is not overly debilitating, however its effect on quality
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
As Christmas draws closer and closer, one of your biggest questions may be what to give older family members or elderly relatives who are in assisted-living facilities. Whether it's your parents, grandparents, or other relatives, in most cases they will
Morning routines with a senior can be cumbersome. If you have a mom or dad that needs help getting dressed and completing the morning routine, adaptive clothing is a great asset to add to your morning routine. Cut you time
Adaptive apparel should be designed with one goal in mind - to make dressing easier.
Whether you are a caregiver, someone who struggles with independent dressing, or are simply purchasing for a loved one, there are some important questions to consider. Many