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March 16, 2018
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March 15, 2018

Best Adult Diaper For Active People With Incontinence

Incontinence is a condition that affects millions of Americans. It is one of the often unmentioned side effects of prostate surgery, a common problem in women who have given birth, as well as many others. Over 200 Million people worldwide suffer from bladder control. 

While having incontinence is far more common that most believe, it does not mean that it doesn’t impact daily life. 40% of men and women find that their social and work life is negatively impacted by their incontinence, and that it is increasingly difficult to stay active. The following is a review at some of the best adult diapers for active people who have incontinence.

It is important to note that there are a lot of options for incontinence, and the best depend on how severe the incontinence is. Both the pull-on and adjustable style incontinence products are designed for on-the-go use. Most people with stress incontinence find that they need extra protection when active. The pull on or adjustable style are best if they come with prefastened straps, and tear away sides, making them easy to change, and easy to get the perfect fit. The adjustable style are great if you want to be able to change in a bathroom stall without having to completely undress. Here are a few specific product recommendations for adult diapers for those active individuals with incontinence. 

  • Depend Real Fit for Men - the most underwear like you can buy. These are terrific. They look and feel like underwear, but offer the absorption needed to keep you dry while active. 
  • Depend Adjustable pull on underwear - Easy changing when you are on the go, making them a more discrete option for the active individual.
  • Prevail Boxers for Men – This is a relatively new product getting rave reviews, they look just like boxers, but with the same protection as Prevail pull on underwear for men. Perfect for the man who is changing in a gym locker room, and doesn’t want others aware of their incontinence. 
  • Prevail Adjustable - super plus absorbency. These are white in color for men or women and are handy when you’re out and need to change without disrobing.
  • Abena Abri Flex pull on underwear - one of the most absorbent brands available. When you want the most absorbency in pull on underwear. White, unisex design.

With over 500 styles, sizes, absorbencies and brands available, it can be overwhelming to choose the right products for your unique needs. In fact, a recent study showed that those buying incontinence products for the first time waste $130 on average in trial and error mode. At the Caregiver Partnership, we want you to keep your money, and not waste it on products that don’t work for you before finding what does work. We recommend trying samples before investing in a case. 

Call us at 800-985-1353 to talk to a product specialist today. These nice ladies are dedicated to helping you find the best incontinence products for your needs. 

March 14, 2018
March 13, 2018

Keys To Cleaning Up Incontinence Accidents

No one wants to experience incontinence accidents, or clean them up. It is simply not pleasant, but when they occur, it is nice to know how to clean up and eliminate odor as quickly and easily as possible.

March 12, 2018

9 Ways To Get Someone To Eat

Six million seniors are malnourished in the U.S. Medical problems, insufficient hot meals, poor dental health, no appetite, poor mobility, etc. often lead to seniors not eating, or not eating a healthy diet, and suffering health consequences as a result.

March 5, 2018
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February 28, 2018
February 14, 2018
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February 8, 2018

Coping with Fecal Incontinence

For individuals that are suffering with fecal incontinence there can be many different challenges. They may feel isolated , alone and wonder how they can ever cope with this problem.

February 6, 2018
February 1, 2018

Adult Encopresis

What is encopresis? What causes encopresis?

January 24, 2018

Feeling Anger When Caregiving

It is important to understand as a caregiver that you will have good and bad days. There will be days when you feel great about what you are doing, and days when you feel anger and resentment. It is normal and it is okay to have these feelings.

January 21, 2018
January 20, 2018

New Help for Those With Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL)

In medical literature, ABL has been referred to as fecal incontinence, yet for many people, there has been no term to describe this condition and they have simply referred to it as anal leakage, bowel incontinence or simply having a leaky bowel. 

January 18, 2018
January 17, 2018

Blood Pooling In The Legs May Cause Varicose Veins

Varicose veins form when the veins usually of the legs and the valves in the veins can no longer keep up with the demand to pump blood back to the heart.

January 15, 2018

Adult Plastic Pants

With all the incontinence supplies on the market, how can you find one that will work right for you? The best way to find urinary incontinence products that you like is to try out a few samples.

January 14, 2018

The Relationship Between Lewy Body Dementia and Incontinence

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a progressive brain disorder that affects behavior, cognition and movement. LBD is an umbrella term for two closely related clinical diagnoses: Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).

January 14, 2018

The Incontinence After-Effects of Prostrate Surgery

Prostrate problems are a common occurrence among older men. For seniors who must have prostrate surgery, there can be serious after effects. The two most common side effects are incontinence and erectile dysfunction.

January 6, 2018

Pumpkin Seeds For Bladder Control

There are a number of products, medications, and treatment options available to help treat incontinence as well as manage the symptoms, but what about pumpkin seeds? Could pumpkin seeds be the answer to bladder control? 

January 5, 2018

Odor - The Next Frontier For Incontinence Products

Odor has always been something women (and men) have been concerned about.  Controlling odor is a benefit consumers have asked for over the years - sometimes even more so than protection from leaks, skin dryness and other benefits. 

January 4, 2018
January 1, 2018

Device to Stop Bladder Leakage, Eliminating the Need for Women to Wear Pads

The Apex Device strengthens the pelvic floor and decreases the involuntary loss of urine when laughing, coughing,sneezing or exercising for the millions of women living with Stress Urinary Incontinence

December 28, 2017

Adult Diaper Review- Top 6 Brands

There are over 18 million American adults with urinary incontinence. There are hundreds of products available to help manage incontinence from adult diapers, pull on underwear, pads, guards, briefs, and so much more.

December 25, 2017

The 5 Best Adult Diapers for Caregivers...and more.

Pam had become the caregiver for her father when he could no longer live alone and take care of himself. While she loved being able to be with him and offer him the care he needed, she had quickly become frustrated because of his incontinence.

December 23, 2017

How to Protect a Mattress from Incontinence

One of the biggest challenges in managing incontinence is dealing with it at night. During the day the person with incontinence can often take steps that will allow them to effectively deal with the incontinence while continuing on with normal activities.

December 23, 2017

Pressure Sores (Bedsores): Causes and Treatments

Pressure sores commonly happen to individuals with mobility problems. Pressure sores or “bed sores” are quite common among elderly people or individuals that can become quite ill.

December 22, 2017

Tips for keeping Your Loved One Comfortable in a Wheelchair

The good news is that there are steps you can take that will help make your wheel chair bound loved more comfortable, and give life in the wheelchair the highest quality possible.

December 22, 2017

How to Manage Elderly Incontinence at Home

Incontinence is a difficult and emotionally, fraught problem. Caregivers are often hesitant to address the subject, with their elderly loved one (especially if the loved one is a parent), but find themselves frustrated with trying to manage this situation. 

December 21, 2017

Tax-Deduction Resources for Adult Diapers and Incontinence Supplies

As the costs of medical care and supplies continue to rise, consumers want to be reimbursed for as many expenses as possible. The good news is, there are several areas worth checking into.

December 19, 2017

Alerts, Alarms, and Other Monitoring Systems for Elderly

Whether you are the live-in caregiver for a senior, or a concerned child, or friend of one, there are tools that can help the elderly continue to live an independent life with the safety and security of knowing that help is always readily available.

December 19, 2017

How to Find the Best Senior Care - In a Crisis

There is no time to look into multiple services, what options you have, companies to consider. You are dealing with the shock of the situation. It is ‘we need home care and we need hospice immediately’. 

December 18, 2017

How to minimize odors when wearing Depends

Finding the right incontinence product is just the first step in helping to manage incontinence. There are many different issues when it comes to incontinence management.

December 17, 2017

Incontinence: Types, Attitudes, Skin Issues, How to Change, Odor, Innovation & More

There are many types of incontinence, the following article will help detail the nuances that come with incontinence.