A loved one that is suffering from incontinence can make a stressful situation into a very frustrating one. Purchasing quality incontinence products is the best way to help you and your loved one to avoid the stress that comes with incontinence.
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.
Many people find that they are able to manage their incontinence during the day but nighttime adds some additional challenges. However, the good news is that there are tips that can help you with this.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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?
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
There are many types of incontinence, the following article will help detail the nuances that come with incontinence.