Care recipient (cr) can no longer easily manage clothing that involves ties buttons or zippers

Try: #your usual clothing stores may be places to find alternatives to clothing that button or zip look for pants or skirts that pull up sweaters and tops that pull over lounger-style dresses and shoes that stick shut or pull on rather than lacing #for addition options look for clothing designed for people with disabilities some catalogs carry cloths designed specifically for people who sit in wheelchairs for most of their waking hours these clothes which can include suits and jeans are specially tailored to meet the shape of a person’s seated body and they often have easy-to-use fastening features these catalogs may also carry shirts that look as if they button down but don’t look for catalogs online and in medical supply stores

Materials: Clothing stores independent living supply catalogs or websites

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Touch, So-So Touch, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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