May is Stroke Awareness Month!
It is often difficult for stroke patients to tie a shoe, button a button, or even pull on a garment. Adapted clothing offers conveniences such as seated dressing designs, velcro closures, zipper front dresses or robes, comfortable shoes with velcro, front closing bras, open back clothing, wrap skirts, side opening pants, and more. You can also find accessories that help improve safety and cleanliness such as non-skid socks, arm protectors, and protective bibs.
It is challenging to find fashionable clothing that alleviates the daily struggle of dressing for stroke patients. Silverts.com has a large line of specialty clothing for men and women that can be ordered online. The website also provides videos with informative dressing tips. Their clothing is designed to be inconspicuous and allows the stroke patient to dress with dignity and ease. A few examples of apparel they offer are pictured below:
View Silverts online catalog at www.silverts.com/catalog