Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

Making Medicare Work for Assisted Living Residents

Young women sitting beside bed and holding hand of older man laying down.

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.

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5 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Dressing

Dressing a senior loved one

Easy dressing solutions such as adaptive clothing is designed to make life easier. Adaptive clothing is designed with the dressing needs of seniors, the elderly, and the disabled in mind. With functional features such as open back tops and side open pants, adaptive clothing can

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Preventing Senior Loneliness During the Holidays

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, holidays will be very different this year. “Social Isolation” a word that is commonly used these days is equivalent to loneliness, especially for the elderly. Whether your senior loved one is at home or in a nursing care facility, there

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Stress Relief Techniques for Caregivers

Stress Relief activities for caregivers

Many caregivers end up ignoring their own health and needs because they are busy caring for others. Caregiver stress is one of the major reasons why family caregivers feel exhausted, depressed, or overwhelmed. Caregivers take on many tasks and those chores can range from shopping,

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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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5 Tips for Coping with Hearing Loss

Senior with hearing aids

Is your senior loved one experiencing hearing loss? A change in hearing function can be frustrating and the one experiencing these changes can feel isolated and depressed. With so many advancements in healthcare, impairment in hearing functions can be corrected with a variety of hearing

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Dressing Solutions for Parkinson’s Patients

Dressing Solutions for Parkinson's Patients

Dressing Solutions for Parkinson’s Patients  Some of the most common problems experienced by a Parkinson patient include issues with balance, tremors, and finger dexterity. The inability to stand steadily while stepping into clothes is another issue. It is difficult for a Parkinson’s patient to button their

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7 Essential Apps for Caregivers 2020

Family caregivers are often pressed for time. And if they are working and caregiving, their routine can be very hectic. Caregivers need all the help they can get. Creating a schedule helps prioritize items and balance caregiving and other tasks. These days, most of the

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Accessible Clothing for Wheelchair Users

Disability clothing

People living with disabilities often lack the representation they deserve. The right representation means celebrating stories of their triumphs and not just the stigmas. Disability success stories define those moments when difficulties and struggles were overcome with resilience, determination, and will power. In a market that

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Balancing Career and Caregiving responsibilities

Are you a caregiver trying to balance work and your role as a caregiver? Caregivers are often inundated with various responsibilities and many family caregivers try to balance a career and caregiving. Family members do not necessarily care for their parents only, they may be taking

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