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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
March 9, 2018
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.

March 6, 2018
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February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018
February 12, 2018
February 11, 2018
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.

December 24, 2017

Adult Diaper Brief Banks: Your Guide to Helping and Getting Help

Medicare and most insurances will not cover the cost of absorbent products unless the individual is living in a care facility. If they live at home, the individual often must shoulder the responsibility of cost for adult diaper briefs themselves.

December 21, 2017

"I was in shock when I learned my cancer had been misdiagnosed for ten years and now had spread into my liver!"

After a liver biopsy and a 3 day scan called an OctreoScan ($8800), the diagnosis was confirmed in June 2015. My local oncologist suggested a ‘watch and wait’ strategy which I later learned is referred to as the ‘Wait and Worry’ strategy

December 20, 2017

Caregivers and Social Security Disability Benefits

Fortunately, the Social Security Administration offers disability benefits to individuals who cannot work due to disability or illness. As a caregiver, these funds can be used to take care of medical bills, costs associated with living arrangements, or even things like food.

December 12, 2017

Four Ways to Make a Diaper More Absorbent

 Adult diapers are just one type of incontinence product. There is a wide variety of incontinence undergarments but for people who have limited mobility or who are experiencing moderate to severe incontinence an adult diaper can be the right choice.

December 6, 2017

How To Keep An Elderly Person In Bed At Night

Night time falls are common, and can lead to serious injury, hospital time, as well as many other problems. Proper night time care, and a few precautions can help keep an elderly person in their bed at night, and create a safer environment when they do get out of bed.

December 5, 2017

Common Causes of Oily Diarrhea

While there are many different reasons for oily diarrhea it is important to manage the problem while seeking out treatment. This can be done most effectively with the use of the right type of incontinence products.

December 4, 2017

Best Adult Diapers For Fecal Incontinence

Loss of bowel control, whether severe or only partial can greatly interfere with day to day living and tasks, social, and work life, and more.

December 3, 2017

Finally… An Incontinence Swim Diaper for Older Children, Teens and Adults

Diane, one of the partners, could not find an effective swim diaper for her teenage son, so he was not allowed in the pool.