This post is for those who are new to wearing incontinence briefs – whether you’re caring for someone with bladder problems or are experiencing the condition yourself.
Putting on and changing an adult diaper can be tricky, especially if you’ve never had practice before. The process is similar to changing a baby’s diaper.
More than 50 percent of noninstitutionalized adults aged 65 and over suffer from incontinence, according to a new CDC report.
Data was taken from various surveys, including the 2007-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and the 2010 National Survey of Residential Care Facilities (NSRCF).
“My elderly dad is incontinent and wears adult diapers. How do I protect the furniture from getting wet?”
In the bedroom, you’ll want the best waterproof protection for your mattress. There are many options here.
This week, May 11-17, the American Health Care Association (AHCA) encourages you and your loved ones to live the “Aloha Spirit” in honor of National Nursing Home Week (NNHW).
The word, “Aloha”, means more than just a farewell; it’s an endearing term to “show others love and respect and joyfully share life in order to create a better world.”
“My elderly grandmother has been having trouble controlling her bladder. I don’t know what’s the problem. Is it because she’s getting old?”
As we grow old, we’re not as strong and active as we used to be. Walking takes a little longer. Putting on clothes gets a little harder. And our bladder may get a little weaker.
A new study from the Harvard Medical School in Boston suggests that incontinence may raise the risk of depression in older women. The study was published in the April issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
The study included 4,511 women who were enrolled in the population-based Health and Retirement Study cohort.
“My partner refuses to wear adult diapers because it makes him feel embarrassed. He needs absorbent protection. What other options does he have?”
It can be difficult to get loved ones to entertain the idea of wearing an adult diaper, let alone any time of incontinence protection. The first thing to consider is...