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Clothing for Disabled Seniors: A Comprehensive Guide
May 25th, 2023

Clothing for Disabled Seniors Makes Dressing Easier   As we age, our clothing needs often change due to various factors such as mobility limitations, dexterity issues, and specific health conditions. For disabled seniors, finding clothing that not only accommodates their unique needs but also promotes comfort and style can significantly enhance their quality of life. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the obstacles faced by disabled seniors when it comes to clothing and provide practical insights into adaptive clothing options and considerations in order to overcome those obstacles.... Continue Reading

May 25th, 2023
Shirts with Magnetic Buttons | Making Dressing Effortless and Inclusive
May 18th, 2023

Shirts with Magnetic Buttons Makes Dressing Easier   Getting dressed should be a simple task. For many individuals, however, it can become a daunting challenge due to various physical and cognitive conditions and changes. Thankfully, advancements in adaptive clothing have brought us innovative solutions that can help make dressing easier, quicker and not as much of a chore. In this blog, we’ll explore the transformative power of shirts with magnetic buttons and how they have revolutionized the dressing experience for those who need some dressing help. Shirts with Magnetic Buttons: An Inclusive... Continue Reading

May 18th, 2023
Freedom Chinos – Stylish Adaptive Pants for Men
May 12th, 2023

Elevate Your Style and Comfort with Joe & Bella’s Freedom Chinos: The Most Polished Adaptive Pants Ever! As we age, even simple tasks like putting on pants can be difficult, let alone trying to find clothes that fit well and look stylish. That’s where Joe & Bella’s newest product, Freedom Chinos for Men comes in. Designed for those who need a little extra assistance when getting dressed, these pants are the perfect combination of style and comfort. According to Jimmy Zollo, CEO of Joe & Bella, “Our goal with Freedom Chinos was to create a product that... Continue Reading

May 12th, 2023
Everyday Magnetic Button-Down for Men
May 3rd, 2023

Introducing the Men’s Everyday Magnetic Button-Down – the sleekest magnetic shirt – ever. As a team, we’re thrilled to share this innovative product with you. Designed to make getting dressed easier and more comfortable for those who experience any discomfort or difficulty getting dressed. This shirt will be a particular help to anyone living with dressing restrictions due to their hands, upper extremity reduced vision, or cognitive changes. The Men’s Everyday Magnetic Button-Down is more than just a shirt – it’s a game-changer. Joe & Bella’s Newest Product Our... Continue Reading

May 3rd, 2023
Pros and Cons of Senior Living Communities
May 2nd, 2023

Guest Blog by John Francis, Senior-Living expert. John is a health consultant at Thorncliffe Place. He write about wellness, aging and post-retirement life.  Is it Time for the Big Move to Senior LIving? While “change” is the only constant in life, most of us are resistant to it when it comes to taking a life-changing decision, whether it be for our parents or ourselves. More often than not, older adults move out of their family home into a living situation that provides more care only at the time when they actually need it. So most folks aren’t spending a lot of time thinking through... Continue Reading

May 2nd, 2023
Living with Parkinson’s: Clothing Tips and Recommendations
April 10th, 2023

  Parkinson’s Awareness Week is an annual event that aims to increase understanding of and raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease, a chronic and progressive movement disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. This year, Parkinson’s Awareness Week takes place from April 10-16; it’s a time to educate ourselves and others about this condition, its symptoms, and how it impacts the lives of so many who have it. One aspect of living with Parkinson’s that can be particularly challenging is getting dressed. Along with tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with balance... Continue Reading

April 10th, 2023
Joe & Bella’s Adaptive Clothing Takes the Stage: Breaking Down Barriers
April 6th, 2023

This is What Inclusivity Looks Like!   On Friday, March 24, Belmont Senior Living in Lincoln Park, Chicago, was abuzz with excitement as Joe & Bella, together with Belmont’s wonderful staff, hosted a first-of-its kind fashion show. The models were all Belmont residents who are living with age-related changes. The fashion show followed two days of a photoshoot starring these same individuals by renowned photographer Thomas Sanders. All models wore our soon-to-be released new line of adaptive apparel. Twelve Belmont Village residents, average age of 86, made their modeling debut and traveled... Continue Reading

April 6th, 2023
Wheelchair Adaptive Clothing: A Comprehensive Guide
March 18th, 2023

Wheelchair adaptive clothing can be a great solution. Are you tired of struggling to find clothing that is comfortable and stylish while using a wheelchair? Look no further than adaptive apparel! Adaptive clothing is specially designed to cater to the unique needs of wheelchair users, making dressing a breeze. Traditional clothing options are often ill-suited, making it difficult for wheelchair users to maintain their independence and personal style. More often than not, wheelchair users are forced to make an unfair choice: should I wear clothes that fit my style or clothes that fit my body? Adaptive... Continue Reading

March 18th, 2023
Difficulty Pulling Up Pants? Five Tips to Help
March 3rd, 2023

  It’s a Big Life Change when Pulling Up Pants Becomes a Chore For many people, pulling up their pants can be a daily struggle, especially for those with limited mobility, arthritis, those who use a wheelchair or other mobility aid. For some, this difficulty could be temporary due to a recent medical procedure. But with a few simple tips and tricks, this task can become much easier and more manageable. If you’re reading this article because you believe your loved one – a spouse, parent, grandparent or someone else – needs some help, this article is for you. If you yourself are... Continue Reading

March 3rd, 2023
Shoes for Edema and Swollen Feet: Easy Solutions!
February 14th, 2023

Living with edema or diabetes can be tough, especially when it comes to managing the daily discomfort of swollen feet. It’s even harder when most most shoes don’t accomodate edema, disabetes and swollen feet. Finding great shoes for edema and swollen feet can sometimes be a challenge. But don’t worry, help is on the way! So, let’s explore the impact of edema and diabetes on feet and the solutions that can make a real difference. Why Do Feet Swell from Diabetes and Edema? Edema, or fluid buildup in the feet, is a common problem for those with heart, kidney, or liver problems... Continue Reading

February 14th, 2023