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9 Ways Adaptive Clothing Can Benefit the Elderly and the Disabled

The term “adaptive clothing” refers to clothing and footwear specially designed for the elderly and people with disabilities. This type of clothing is also commonly recommended for post-surgical patients and anyone who may struggle to dress due to an inability to manipulate closures like zippers and buttons. Arthritis sufferers, paraplegics, and quadriplegics…

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No Fuss Clothing: Easy Wear Apparel Options for Seniors

They say, “with age comes wisdom.”  Unfortunately, things like arthritis, diabetes, and many other health problems also commonly accompany old age, and many elderly people struggle with normal daily tasks like dressing and undressing. These challenges make it harder for some elderly people to maintain their independence and retain a sense of…

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Home Care: Complications of a Stroke

A stroke happens when a blood vessel gets blocked or it ruptures. The brain is not able to get enough blood and oxygen so it is unable to continue to work normally. Eventually, brain cells die. There are many complications of a stroke and these include: Each person who suffers…

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This Weeks Senior Living and Caregiving Links

Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s My retirement, my choice: Aging in the ‘right’ place Study Explores Crash Risk Among Older Drivers What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home? Fight for Your Rights

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6 Important Questions to Ask When Looking For a Nursing Home

Looking for a nursing home can be one of the most daunting tasks you may ever experience.  Oftentimes judgment and emotions are running high during this time of transition for your loved one. Therefore, it is crucial to have an objective list of questions ready to guide you through this process. 1….

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6 Senior Living & Caregiving Links for the Week

Home Modification Checklist Taking Control of Elderly Parents’ Finances 4 Helpful Ways To Stop Caregiver Guilt March-April Issue of Caregiver Magazine 16 Inspirational Quotes For Caregivers What If There’s No Space in the CCRC Healthcare Center When I Need It?

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The Pros & Cons in Home Care

I’ve read so many good and bad things about home care, such as recent posts like: Home Care Helping to Reduce Readmission Rates for Hospitalization 9 Reasons to Care for Aging Parents at Home Boston Area Home Care Agency Cuts Most Staff Amid Fraud Investigation Charges Filed in a Case…

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