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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.  

December 2, 2017

Are Incontinence Supplies Tax-Deductible?

For those with incontinence, there are several areas worth checking into to help defray the costs of supplies.

December 1, 2017

Home Safety Hazards: 10 Places to Look for Potential Dangers

Here is a list of 10 potential dangers that are prevalent in your home and what you can do to prevent serious accidents and injuries from occurring.

November 30, 2017

5 Ways to Treat Incontinence After Prostate Cancer Surgery

When cancer has not spread to other organs, surgery is often used to treat it, and up to half of men will experience bladder leakage following prostate surgery. Incontinence following prostate surgery, while often temporary, can disrupt a man’s quality of life and cause anxiety, isolation and embarrassment.