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15 Tips for a Faster and Smoother Surgery Recovery

15 Tips Faster Smoother Surgery Recovery

Whether your surgery is a minor outpatient procedure or a major surgery, recovery from it is no small thing. Knowing the best practices for surgery recovery can contribute to reduced pain and faster healing, not to mention resuming your regular life. Whether this is your

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Silverts: Past to Present

Portrays the products of the brand

History 90 years. That’s the age of Silverts Adaptive Clothing brand. It all started in the small town of Ingersoll, Ontario, which at the time in 1930 only had a population of 5,233 people. Originally it was a department store, focused on core wardrobe items and

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New Adaptive Kits are Worth the Investment

Do your loved one’s experience difficulty or strain when getting dressed? Maybe they have expressed their frustration with daily dressing tasks, or maybe you have sensed it. Dressing is an Activity of Daily Living for all humans. Dressing actions—such as buttoning up a shirt—are often

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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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Coping with disrobing a senior with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Anti Strip Advice For Senior With Alzheimer’s Or Dementia A common symptom for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementia is the tendency to try to remove their clothes. As with many Alzheimer's symptoms, it can be difficult to explain the phenomenon, especially as the brain deteriorates more

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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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Adaptive Open Side Pants for Senior Men and Women

Side opening pants line art and real demonstrations

Adaptive open side pants are must-haves for people with arthritis or lowered dexterity. As an independent dresser, it is less of a struggle to handle fasteners specially designed for ease of use. It is also much easier to get in and out of a pair

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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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