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July 16, 2018

The Top 10 Urinary Incontinence Products

Are you in need of urinary incontinence products? Not sure where to start? At The CareGiver Partnership we not only sell the well known brands sold in most stores, but we also test and offer brands used by professionals and a range of brands from European countries including Italy, Sweden, Denmark and more. 

July 14, 2018

Bladder Control Basics

We'll start out with a snap shot of how your system processes urine - Urinary Tract 101, if you will! Then we'll identify some of Knowing the basics will help you understand your needs and how best to talk with your doctor. In many cases, little bladder leaks can be cured and in all cases it can be managed.

July 12, 2018

Dementia - Alzheimer's - Incontinence is a Common Problem

If you are the caregiver for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s you may have the additional challenge of dealing with incontinence.

June 19, 2018

Incontinence boxers

There is a new incontinence product hitting the shelves this February—disposable boxers. These pull on underwear in a boxer style are offering men suffering from incontinence a chance to regain some dignity and normalcy in their life.

June 18, 2018

Incontinence Products for the 5 Million Men With Incontinence. Briefs, Boxers, Guards, Shields and More

When people think about incontinence they assume this is a “women's issue”. While the majority of people who experience incontinence are female this doesn’t mean men are exempt. Approximately 5 million American men are dealing with some form of incontinence.

June 17, 2018

Prevail Bladder Control Pads Ultimate Length- 16"

When Mary was first diagnosed with incontinence her first fear was would she have to wear an adult diaper? While she didn’t know exactly what incontinence supplies would be available she knew what she didn’t want to have to wear.

June 16, 2018

Prevail Pull-On Underwear- Extra Absorbency

Nearly 25 million Americans are reported to be dealing with some form of incontinence. Contrary to popular belief incontinence is not something which only affects the elderly and ill but can be something people of both genders, all ages and health status must deal with.

June 15, 2018

Prevail Adult Diapers. Prevail Incontinence Supplies

For many people being diagnosed with incontinence is an overwhelming experience. They worry about how they will manage this issue and continue on with their daily activities. They are often confused about which incontinence products will work for them and what incontinence supplies they will need now and in the future.

March 11, 2018

Three Product Types to Help with Adult Incontinence

Adults that suffer from incontinence often are unable to control the frequent urge to urinate and it can arise at any time, causing them to be incredibly embarrassed.

March 10, 2018
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March 7, 2018

Disposal of Incontinence Products When Visiting a Family Member

It can be very embarrassing to have others find your adult diapers or other incontinence products which is why you need to have a good system in place as to how you will dispose of your urinary incontinence products.

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February 10, 2018

Pregnant Women: Are you having trouble reaching to clean your feet?

Are you having trouble reaching your feet to clean them? Are you finding your heals are looking worse for wear, your ankles are swelling, and your feet are becoming an eye sore to those that can see them?

February 9, 2018
February 8, 2018

Incontinence Products: A State of Confusion

Kimberly-Clark, makers of market leading brands, Depend and Poise claim that people who buy incontinence products for the first time, waste, on average, $130 on trial and error until they find a product to best meet their needs.

February 7, 2018

Why Brushing Your Feet is Like Brushing Your Teeth

Brushing your feet is like brushing your teeth. It is something you should be doing daily for good health.

February 5, 2018

Bladder Control Problems, A Closer Look

Most thank incontinence issues only affect the very old and very sick. You may be surprised to learn problems with bladder control affect people of all ages, health status and both genders.

February 4, 2018

Male Incontinence Pants - Boxers or Briefs?

Because of the increased demand for incontinence products for men many manufacturers have developed incontinence underwear (that is also referred to as incontinence pants), for those men who are dealing with incontinence.

February 3, 2018

Drips and Dribbles - Male Incontinence

 When most people think of incontinence they assume that it is a problem that only affects women. However, while the majority of those with incontinence are women, there is a sizable percentage of men.

February 2, 2018

Depend Adult Diapers (briefs) - What happened to them? Where can I buy them?

This is a question we've heard from so many customers. Why don't the stores carry this product?  Its usually because it does not sell well and  they have other uses for the space - like the new Depend Silhouettes for Women and Real Fit for Men.

January 26, 2018

Basic Coping Methods for Common Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis

Incontinence underwear can help you manage your problems with ulcerative colitis. There are many symptoms to ulcerative colitis and you need to speak with your doctor to be sure that you do have it. Abdominal pain is one of the most common symptoms of ulcerative colitis but the main indicator is dealing with rectal irritation.

January 25, 2018

5 Facts About Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Incontinence

 IBS is estimated to affect 3 to 20 percent of the population, but less than one-third of those see a health care provider for diagnosis, according to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC).

January 23, 2018

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Oxytrol

OAB is a condition where the bladder squeezes too often or without warning. This can lead to leakage, frequent urination, and uncomfortable and urgent urges to urinate. Over 30 million Americans are estimated to suffer from OAB.

January 22, 2018

Adult Diapers-How to Wear Them Discreetly

Many people are completely undone at the thought of using adult diapers to manage their incontinence. They often feel that it will be humiliating and that they have no choice but for the world to see that they are dealing with incontinence.

January 18, 2018

Bowel Incontinence Products - Help For Sufferers Who Are Immobilized

Bowel incontinence is often a debilitating condition due to the shame and embarrassment that many sufferers feel. However, there is a wide variety of incontinence products that can help patients with bowel incontinence return to their normal activities while effectively managing this problem.

January 13, 2018

15 Home Safety Tips for Care Givers of Dementia Sufferer

Those living with dementia, a debilitating disease that includes the more readily recognized term Alzheimer’s disease, tend to lose the ability to remember names, arrange thoughts coherently and forget their current surroundings.

January 12, 2018

Coping with Fecal Soiling as a Result of Adult Encopresis

 Encopresis occurs when a small amount of fecal matter is leaked through the anus. This can occur as the result of either chronic constipation or diarrhea.

January 11, 2018

How to use adult diapers with discretion

One of the biggest concerns that is felt by people who are using adult diapers to manage their incontinence is how to do so without everyone knowing. Incontinence sufferers want to be able to deal with their incontinence without everyone around them knowing they are wearing an adult diaper.

January 10, 2018

How To Select The Right Tena Adult Diapers

Why should you purchase Tena adult diapers for your loved ones? Tena adult diapers mean uninterrupted sleep and increased quality of life for your loved ones and can help make the care giving experience more pleasant.

January 9, 2018

Encopresis - The Types, Causes and Treatment of the Disorder

Studies show that encopresis affects up to 2% of all children. Encopresis is defined as having repeated bowel movements in a location where it is not appropriate to do so.

January 7, 2018
January 4, 2018

Does Insurance Cover My Incontinence Products

Many people of all walks and ages will encounter incontinence in their lifetime, whether it’s on a permanent or temporary basis.

January 3, 2018

Meaningful Activities For Seniors With Alzheimer's

Being able to engage in meaningful activities can go a long way to lifting the spirits, as well as the cognitive function, of those with Alzheimer’s. However, many activities, including game playing, can be a challenge.

January 2, 2018

Malnutrition in the Elderly: Causes, Costs and Consequences

People are also at risk of becoming malnourished if they have eaten very little or nothing for more than 5 days and/or this pattern is likely to continue.