Clothing and Older Adults

Well dressed older man

  Who wants to wear “old people clothes“? This is a common sentiment among the older adults who come to our Longevity Explorer meetings or read this website, especially when the discussion turns to clothes that fall into the category of “adaptive clothing“.  On the other hand, there are many situations where clothing designed for … Read more

Challenge: finding a bra that works

Better Bra for Older Women

For plus size older women, it is impossible to find a bra that is easy to put on (ie front-closing, preferably a sturdy zipper rather than hooks), has cap sleeves so that straps do not create constant shoulder abrasions, is cut high to actually offer support to the whole breast, has good back support, and … Read more

Arthritis Sufferers: Struggling with Clothing?

arthritis clothing

We have been looking for  good arthritis clothing solutions. These products range from various special shoes for arthritis to a special type of arthritis bra. This article uses videos from around the web to demonstrate some of those solutions, and we add our comments and questions. 

First Freedom Wear Meetup held in New York City

Freedom Wear

We held our first Freedom Wear Meetup in New York City on June 25th. We had a lively discussion sharing our backgrounds, experiences and visions, and touched on a number of opportunity areas that might warrant further discussion and exploration.

Arthritis sufferers need better clothing options

Arthritis sufferers need better clothing options

Here is my story. My mother has severe arthritis. Finding clothes for her is hard because she cannot put them on or take them off easily. Listen to the discussion of the problem at a meeting of the Longevity Collective.