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By Tyler Olson / Shutterstock.com While all hospital gowns may follow the same basic shape, they are not created equal — and, in fact, certain types of hospital gowns have very different purposes. Some are meant to be worn by doctors and

By wavebreakmedia / Shutterstock.com Hospital gowns are a simple garment, yet oh-so-tricky to put on (and take off). This is a wardrobe staple of hospital clothes for patients, yet few have mastered the art of donning a hospital gown. Here are

By Andrey_Popov / Shutterstock.com As more of the population ages, more and more people find themselves caring for aging parents who are suffering from Alzheimer’s and memory loss. Not only does caring for dementia patients at home keep them comfortable, it’s

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

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

When the season begins to change and the weather gets colder, caregivers must take extra precautions to keep their senior loved ones safe. Older adults can face seasonal challenges to their health when the weather changes. Caregiving has become difficult

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

Social isolation is extremely harmful to seniors. During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and seniors were compelled to practice self isolation and social distancing. Older adults who have Alzheimer’s or dementia are especially susceptible to social-isolation and loneliness and the effects

Extremely hot temperatures can be harmful to anyone, but seniors are particularly vulnerable to heat strokes when the weather gets too hot. Seniors with the lowered immune systems, heart disease, or general weakness are susceptible to heat strokes. Whether your

Many people fail to see that a physical disability is much more than that. It doesn’t impact the specific aspect of the person’s body but their mental state of well being as well. According to research, an estimated 650 million people across