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10 Things to Know About Adult Bed Wetting

Approximately 26 million American adults are affected by urinary incontinence and 1-2% of those experience bed-wetting. While it is an embarrassing problem, it is something that can usually be treated, and there are options for management.

April 12, 2021

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. 

April 3, 2021

Uh-Oh!

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.

July 29, 2018

Depend for Men Real-Fit Briefs (Pull-On Underwear)

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’.

July 27, 2018

Talking with Others About Incontinence: 7 Important Tips

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.

July 25, 2018

Night Time Elderly Care: What Caregivers Should Know

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.

July 21, 2018

Buying The Best With Tranquility Adult Diapers

Are you looking for quality adult diapers that will be able to provide you with protection against incontinence problems? Finding the best option there can be difficult and it comes down to researching various brands and knowing what you like.

July 19, 2018

Incontinence Underwear for Men

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.

July 17, 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 13, 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.

July 11, 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.

June 14, 2018

Adult Encopresis

March 9, 2018

Value Options- LiveAnew

February 28, 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 8, 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 7, 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 18, 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 13, 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 11, 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 9, 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 3, 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.

January 2, 2018

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 24, 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 20, 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 6, 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 3, 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.

December 1, 2017

How To Increase Your Bladder Control Protection

Prevail Bladder Control Pads Ultimate-16” are made to help a regular incontinence product provide a higher level of protection against leaks and accidents.

November 10, 2017

Heard of Over Active Bladder? What About Under Active Bladder?

The International Continence Society refers to the condition of detrusor under activity, defined as a contraction of reduced strength and/or duration, resulting in prolonged bladder emptying and/or failure to achieve complete bladder emptying within a usual time span. It is characterized by the loss of usual sensation of the bladder filling and failure of the detrusor muscle to contract as forcefully as it should, resulting in incomplete bladder emptying.

November 9, 2017

After My Daughter Olivia Was Born, I Began To Experience Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL)

1 in 5 women over age 40 experience ABL. Pregnancy can lead to ABL because the sphincter muscles can be stretched and damaged during pregnancy and labor, or the nerves may be damaged.

November 4, 2017
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