Getting dressed is a routine activity for which we usually pay little attention. Unfortunately, for our older loved ones, this fundamental action may be more difficult. Magnolia Home Care LLC is dedicated to delivering full non-medical home care services, including aid with clothing and grooming, when elders are unable to dress and groom themselves.
The way elders dress and style themselves may have a big influence on their self-esteem, so maintaining a regular grooming regimen is essential. Dressing older individuals or those with restricted mobility may provide unique problems. As caregivers, we can help make dressing easier, safer, and more comfortable for them.
When assisting elders in getting into and out of their garments, caregivers should strive to reduce feelings of shame or fear. There should also be ample time for dressing and undressing. Caregivers should seek clothing that is loose-fitting and has few fastenings. Cotton is a pleasant, cool, and easy-to-clean fabric that is excellent for senior clothing. Instead of buttons or slip-on shoes, Velcro tape is designed for easy wear. The type of clothing you choose should be dependent on your elders’ health and preferences.
Your home care in Fredericksburg, Virginia helps maintain your senior’s style and still look fashionable despite their age in the most convenient, safest, and easiest way possible.