I found myself in the store the other day in a line which was to long and my incontinence underwear didn’t provide the absorbency that I needed. I had to rush from the store as urine streamed down my leg. My embarrassment turned to horror when I reached my car and saw I had soaked through the clothes I was wearing.
Don’t let the names confuse you. Depend Real Fit briefs are actually pull-on underwear that go up and down. They’re not the type with tape tabs sometimes referred to as ‘adult diapers’.
Whether you are the person dealing with incontinence or a caregiver for someone who is, having a conversation about this intimate subject can be difficult. You may be embarrassed or worry about how others will perceive you if you share the struggles you are having. If you are a caregiver for an aging parent who is in denial about their incontinence it can be even more difficult to bring up the subject.
There is no denying the job of caregivers for an elderly loved one can be taxing and at times overwhelming.Unfortunately, many times the challenges that are a part of taking care of a senior are magnified at night.
Are you looking for a quality adult diapers that will be able to provide you with protection against incontinence problems? Finding the best option you there can be difficult and it comes down to researching various brands and knowing what you like.
77% of nursing home residents are affected by incontinence. About 75% of men who have had prostate surgery experience some incontinence following the surgery. The fact is, many men in the US have incontinence, and as a result, incontinence manufacturers have created several styles, sizes, and absorbencies specifically for men.
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.
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.
If you are the caregiver for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s you may have the additional challenge of dealing with incontinence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.