“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 82-year-old grandmother has been experiencing incontinence lately, especially during the night. I’m tired of washing the sheets every day. How do I keep the mattress protected from constant urine leakage?” Read More
“I currently sleep on top of waterproof bed pads to keep my mattress dry at night. However, I move around a lot and the pad does not stay put. My bed ends up getting wet. What options do I have?” Read More
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.
“I will be staying at a hotel for several weeks. How can I discreetly dispose my soiled adult diaper?”
One of the biggest concerns of traveling for people with incontinence is how to appropriately dispose their soiled products. You want to be discreet, yet respectful of the hotel and its cleaning staff. So what should you do?
“I’m new to diapers and I’ve been trying to figure out how to change in public without letting anyone know about my situation. Do you have some tips on how to change diapers on the go?” Read More
I’ve been having trouble controlling my bladder lately. I’m going to the doctor’s next week, and was wondering what kind of tests they’ll do to determine whether or not I have urinary incontinence. Read More
“I recently became a caregiver for my elderly mom. She has heavy incontinence and is unable to change herself due to her painful arthritis. She needs protection but how do I know which type or style to choose?” Read More
“Recently I have had trouble controlling my bladder and it’s gotten to the point where I can’t go the day without wetting my clothes. I’m only 23 years old! Aren’t I too young for adult diapers? Help!” Read More
What is a bladder diary?
A bladder diary is essentially a daily record of your urination habits and activities that may have contributed to said habits. The diary should show:
- when and how much you urinate
- any urinary leakage you’ve experienced and what you were doing when it happened (e.g. running, biking, laughing)...
Caregivers, if you plan on traveling with your elderly parent this summer, you must first prepare on how to accommodate for your loved one’s needs. From incontinence products to senior-friendly activities, there’s a lot to take into consideration. The travel tips below are ideal for those who are limited in mobility and/or suffer from incontinence issues. Read More
For anyone who’s new to the world of incontinence products, here’s a brief guide on what types of disposables and reusables are available on the market. Read More