“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...
“My 74 year old mother keeps leaking through her diapers and I don’t know why. I’m tired of doing all this laundry! Any suggestions?”
There are several reasons why your mother’s briefs are leaking...
My elderly mom is bedridden and incontinent. How do I keep her skin clean and healthy?
Bedridden individuals who are also incontinent have a high risk of developing pressure sores and diaper rashes, so it’s very important to maintain personal hygiene. As a caregiver, there are several things you can do to ensure that your mother’s skin stays dry, yet moisturized, and healthy.
Caring for an elderly loved one with incontinence can be a challenge. There are many factors you need to consider, such as how to keep the mattress dry and which absorbent brief will work best.
If your elderly mom is constantly getting up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom or experiencing sudden urges to go, it’s time for you to take matters into your own hand and help her regain control over her bladder.
Dementia patients are three times more likely to experience urinary incontinence, and four times more likely to have fecal incontinence, according to a new study found in PLOS Medicine.
British researchers from Kingston University, St. George’s University of London, and University College of London pulled data collected between 2001 and 2010 on incontinence from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) primary care database in the UK.
This Wednesday (Aug. 21) is National Senior Citizens Day, a day to celebrate the life of our elderly loved ones and acknowledge their accomplishments. The day was declared exactly 25 years ago by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan in 1988.
“For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish, we owe older citizens our thanks and a heartfelt salute.
If your incontinent loved one is bedridden, you’ll need to learn how to properly change his/her diaper. Prompt and frequent changes are crucial in preventing painful bedsores and rashes.
Before you start cleaning, make sure to inform your loved one that you are about to change his/her diaper. Throughout the whole process, kindly explain to them what you’re doing, so they won’t be alarmed.