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Repeat-Outfit Offender: When seniors wear the same clothes every day

As people age, nutritional deficiencies, mental illnesses such as dementia, and other causes can affect the brain and its thinking processes. It’s no surprise that strange behaviour often ensues, including seniors wearing certain garments or the entirety of an outfit for several days in a […]

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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. […]

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Essential Nursing Home Apparel for Women

In the first article of this series, we laid out some great options for nursing home apparel for men.  Now, let’s take a look at some essentials for women residing in skilled nursing facilities. When circumstances arise that make dressing a challenge, transitioning to adaptive […]

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Adaptive Open Side Pants for Senior Men and Women

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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