Care recipient (cr) has trouble with clothing or shoes that have shoelaces buttons or buckles

Try: Buy velcro tape or large zipper pulls for clothing instead of shoelaces buttons or buckles try slip-on shoes that won’t slide off or shoes with velcro straps

Materials: Velcro tape or large zipper pulls for clothing slip-on shoes or shoes with velcro straps

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Touch, So-So Touch, Poor Touch, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Trouble dressing shoes can’t tie shoes trouble putting shoes on trouble with zippers trouble with buttons trouble buckling belt

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

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