Preventing Diaper Rashes While Wearing Depends

by Chelsea Wardach October 23, 2014 2 min read

“My elderly parent just started wearing Depends. Recently, I’ve noticed some rashes on my dad’s bottom. Can you tell me why this is happening?”
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Best Incontinence Supplies for Bedridden Loved Ones

by Chelsea Wardach July 17, 2014 2 min read

Skin health and personal hygiene are critical when taking care of a loved one who is both incontinent and bedridden. Staying in bed for long hours, while wearing an adult diaper can cause painful pressure sores (bed sores) on the skin. If left untreated, pressure sores can be deadly.
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Products You Need to Protect Against Nighttime Incontinence

by Chelsea Wardach April 15, 2014 2 min read

More than 26 million Americans suffer from urinary incontinence, and of those people, 2 percent are affected by nighttime incontinence, or adult bedwetting. This condition can be difficult to maintain, leading to frustrations with wet beds and skin infections. Read below to find out what essentials you need to protect against nighttime incontinence.
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5 Best Tips for Healthy Skin During the Winter

by Chelsea Wardach January 14, 2014 2 min read

The cold winter months of this season can be especially harmful to the skin. Our skin becomes red, itchy and cracked due to excessive dryness. For elderly adults, the effects are more critical as the skin is thinner and more sensitive. Here are some simple ways to keep your elderly loved one’s skin healthy during the cold weather.
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Maintaining Proper Skin Care in Elderly Incontinent Loved Ones

by Chelsea Wardach December 24, 2013 2 min read

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.

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How to Change a Bedridden Person’s Diaper

by Chelsea Wardach August 15, 2013 2 min read

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.

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Preventing Adult Diaper Rashes with Aloe Vesta Products

by Chelsea Wardach April 09, 2013 2 min read

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.
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Tips on How to Prevent Pressure Sores

by Bryan Mercer January 10, 2013 2 min read

Pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers or bedsores, are painful skin rashes that are caused by constant pressure on parts of the body, or moist conditions from wearing an adult diaper. If left untreated, pressure ulcers can become infected and be fatal. Here are several tips on how you can prevent against bedsores.
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Managing Urinary Incontinence During the Winter

by Chelsea Wardach January 08, 2013 2 min read

If you experience urinary incontinence, the colder months can be a nightmare. With all the coughing and sneezing that naturally follows the winter season, you may be running for the bathroom more often than usual. Here are three tips on how you can manage incontinence during the winter.
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When to Change an Adult Diaper

by Bryan Mercer November 08, 2012 1 min read

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.
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Top 5 Tips on Caring for Your Bedridden Loved One

by Bryan Mercer October 09, 2012 1 min read

When taking care of a wheelchair-bound or bedridden patient with incontinence, it’s important to focus on their physical and emotional wellbeing. Here are five tips for caregivers to help make caring for their loved ones easier.
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3 Steps to Healthy Skin While Managing Incontinence

by Bryan Mercer October 08, 2012 1 min read

Skin health is crucial when you’re managing urinary incontinence. Without proper perineal care, pressure ulcers and diaper rashes may develop, resulting in great discomfort and skin breakdown. We recommend a three-step approach to incontinence skin care.
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