Does your elderly loved one have a difficult time getting themselves dressed? If so, giving them more time might help. However, there are other things that could be causing these difficulties. It is important to determine the reasons why your elderly loved one has trouble getting themselves dressed. It might be because they have a tough time reaching and bending. It might be because they have a health condition that causes these difficulties. Either way, there are some tips for helping them to get dressed easier.
Making Choices Easier
If your elderly loved one feels overwhelmed when they have to pick out their clothes, this might be because there are too many choices. If they have a lot of clothes in their dresser or closet that they don’t wear, you might want to get rid of these or put them someplace else for a while. Reducing the number of choices your loved one has when getting dressed can make things easier on them.