Father’s Day Gifts That Make Dressing Easier

Older grateful man hugging his helpful caregiver

While traditional gifts like a wallet, tie, or family picture are sure to be appreciated by your loved one this Father’s Day, a gift that makes dressing easier may actually be one of the best gifts you can give. Read here to learn about our designs that can meet the needs of the dad in your life.

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Seniors Who Need Assistance

If your loved one suffers from dementia or any physical or mental limitation, it may be especially challenging to find her the perfect gift for Mother’s Day. These practical gift ideas are the perfect combination of therapeutic and thoughtful.

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Independent Grandparent

Young and elderly women looking at gift-box held by teenage girl

These Mother’s Day gift ideas are perfect for the mother or grandmother in your life who is confident in her independence. Our top picks inspire safety, comfort, and overall well-being. All are sure to put a smile on her face!

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Men’s Cargo Pants & Shorts: Practical, Durable, Fashionable

Cargo pants or shorts are an excellent option for today’s senior man who is likely to need the increased capacity and security of cargo pockets in order to carry his everyday essentials.

Our cargo pants pockets feature Velcro closures which make them both secure and easily accessible. We offer both a twill and a light-weight cargo pant as well as cargo shorts for the warmer months. All styles are available with a hidden Velcro fly or a traditional zipper fly. […]

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MagnaReady® Shirts and Why You Should Know About Them

What do Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson, Parkinson’s Disease and Buck and Buck have in common? The answer is MagnaReady® magnetic shirts! MagnaReady® shirts are button-down shirts with magnetically infused buttons that make getting dressed both quick and painless for people with mobility challenges and/or disabilities. The concept for MagnaReady® came about when Don Horton, […]

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Choose Your Words Carefully

This month marks the 14th anniversary of the September 11th attacks of 2001. It’s always a day that causes me to pause and reflect on my own life, and be thankful for some of the things I often take for granted each and every day. One aspect that has always struck me the most from […]

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Maintaining Skin Integrity in the Elderly

Our skin is the first line of defense against infection and foreign bodies. Maintaining skin integrity in the elderly is crucial to health and well-being. As we age our skin naturally breaks down and becomes thinner which leads to compromised infection control and comfort. There are several risk factors associated with advancing age that contribute […]

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“STILL ALICE” Spotlights Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Buck & Buck was privileged to be consulted on determining what the appropriate wear would be for the character portrayed by Julianne Moore in the film “STILL ALICE”, directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, and adapted from the novel by Lisa Genova. Stacey Battat’s costumes had to encompass a wide range of wardrobes from […]

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Senior Safety

SENIOR SAFETY: It’s a new year and, for many of us, a time to pick up some of the projects we’ve had on the back burner for the last few months. Or maybe you made a New Year’s resolution to make safety improvements for a loved one – whether they live with you or on […]

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The #IceBucketChallenge: Raising Awareness Through “Hashtag Activism”

If you’ve been anywhere near any form of social media over the past few weeks, chances are you’ve seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The phenomenon has helped raise more than $70 million for the ALS Association in a little over a month*, and many credit the reach and power of websites like Twitter and […]

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