Aside from absorbency, comfort is a crucial factor when it comes to wearing incontinence protection. During the summer months, temperatures increase, people get sweatier, and adult diapers become more uncomfortable.
A great way to stay cool during the warmer climates while managing incontinence is by wearing breathable adult diapers.
“I’m a caregiver for my elderly father, who has bladder control problems. He wears protection, but still smells like urine. What can I do to control the odors?”
There are several things you can do as a caregiver. The first is to make sure that your father is wearing the right adult diaper for his needs.
Mother’s Day is in three days – have you figured out a gift yet? On Tuesday, we talked about practical gifts designed for your mother’s health and safety. Today, we have a list of more sentimental gifts and warming gestures that’ll show your mother how much she means to you. Read More
Three out of 5 caregivers are women, and almost a third are caring for both their children and their elderly parents. These women dedicate their life to making sure that their loved ones are comfortable, safe, and happy. If you know one of these women, let them know that they’re appreciated with these unique and thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts... Read More
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and while you might go for the usual cards and flowers, how about adding a little something extra? We’ve come up with a list of practical gifts that’ll help keep your loved one safe, comfortable and healthy. Read More
Wearing adult diapers and incontinence pads on a daily basis can take a toll on the skin, especially if you don’t change and cleanse often. Adult diaper rashes can be irritating and painful, but they’re also completely preventable. These following Aloe Vesta products are the tools you’ll need to promote better skin care while managing urinary incontinence. Read More
Adult diaper users need to be closely monitored and changed frequently – if left in a soiled diaper for too long, bedsores and skin infections can develop. This causes problems for both the affected individual and his and her caregiver. Bedwetting alarms are great tools that help caregivers know when a loved one has had a wetting accident and needs to be changed. Read More
Spring is finally here, and as a caregiver, this means helping to clean your loved one’s living environment and making it more sanitary and organized. Along with the usual scrubbing, dusting, vacuuming, and mopping, here are some additional ways you can help your loved one prepare for the new season. Read More
Caregivers, you work long and hard to care for another person, often forgetting to care for yourself. Although caregiving can be rewarding, it’s also easy to quickly feel overwhelmed and burned out. Before you give all your time and love away to a loved one this Valentine’s day, make sure to save some love for yourself. Read More
Since January is National Bath Safety Month, we want to provide you a few tips on how to practice bathroom safety. With slippery floors and scalding water, the bathroom imposes many dangerous risks for families, especially those with elderly adults, children, or individuals with disabilities. In fact, more than 200,000 people experience a bathroom-related injury each year, according to the National Safety Council. Read More
Long exposure to urine and fecal matter can lead to skin infections and diaper rashes. That’s why it’s best to change an adult diaper as soon as soiling occurs and use special pH balanced cleaners, wipes, and creams. Caregivers should check on the individual every few hours, especially if the wearer lacks the mental capability of realizing that he or she needs to be changed. Read More
Caring for an aging parent with incontinence can be tough. Responsibilities can become overwhelming and stressful. Here are some useful tips on how to help your incontinent parent manage his or her condition. Read More