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6 Exciting Activities for Elderly People

Elder lady with glasses helping her friend with computer issue

By Photographee.eu / Shutterstock.com We love a rousing game of bingo or a difficult crossword puzzle as much as the next person, but we also acknowledge that not every senior enjoys these types of traditional activities. If you’re looking for ways to spend your retirement that

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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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How to Care for a Parent with Dementia at Home

Close-up Of A Person's Hand Holding Ribbon To Support Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

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 often more affordable for families

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Silverts: Past to Present

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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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5 Ways to Remain Comfortable and Confident Behind the Wheel at All Ages

As we age, our ability to drive safely changes. Seniors face slower reaction times, increased confusion about directions, complications due to medications, and other potential problems when behind the wheel. Fortunately, turning 65 doesn’t mean one has to hand in their driver’s license. Drivers of any

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Common Foot Problems in the Elderly

Common foot problems

With a lowered immune system and other health concerns, the elderly experience a lot of changes to their physical health. Some of the most common issues are related to feet. Many illnesses have a direct impact on the feet, for example, someone with Diabetes can

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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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Fall is here: Safety tips for seniors

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 due to the extra precautions

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