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CHOOSE FROM ANY OF THE ARTICLES BELOW Incontinence ArticlesUsing Exercise to Improve IncontinenceHome Remedies and Lifestyle Changes to Help Deal with IncontinenceDealing with Adult IncontinenceImportant Information about Urinary Tract DisordersHow Can I Get Grandma to Change and Dispose of Her Adult Incontinence Garments Regularly?More Articles… Back to Dashboard

Incontinence Dementia

CHOOSE FROM ANY OF THE ARTICLES BELOW Incontinence ArticlesUsing Exercise to Improve IncontinenceHome Remedies and Lifestyle Changes to Help Deal with IncontinenceDealing with Adult IncontinenceImportant Information about Urinary Tract DisordersHow Can I Get Grandma to Change and Dispose of Her Adult Incontinence Garments Regularly?More Articles… Back to Dashboard

Choices and Challenges of Being a Caregiver for a Senior Loved One

Medical advances and healthier lifestyles are major contributors to the increase in lifespan that many people now enjoy. This is combining with people generally having a baby later in life and creating a ‘sandwich’ generation. These are people who need to provide care for elderly parents whilst looking after their own children. This can be […]

5 Ways for Seniors and Caregivers to Stay Healthy Together

Staying active has benefits at every age, which is why is ideal when seniors and caregivers can encourage one another and work toward common goals. Exercise helps relieve stress, strengthens muscles, and even helps manage high blood pressure, diabetes and other conditions. Exercises like Kegels can even help individuals better manage incontinence by strengthening the […]

Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors

Good nutrition for Seniors is not too different from that of good nutrition for anyone else. However, changes to the body due to age can impact diet, and make it harder to stay healthy. Seniors can’t always get away with the treats, and unhealthy eating practices they may have had in their youth. The following […]

Finding the Right Urinary Incontinence Products

Urinary incontinence products include everything from medications to disposable undergarments and beyond. Useful for people who, for one reason or another, experience problems controlling their bladders, these types of products allow people to lead normal lives filled with dignity and freedom that would otherwise not be possible. Even with all of the good that they […]

7 Reasons Seniors Fall plus 3 Steps to Prevent Falls

People of all ages fall, but falls are more common for older people and more dangerous. One out of three seniors over the age of 65 falls each year. Falls are the number one cause of death from injury among this age group. The death rate from falls among seniors has risen sharply over the […]

5 Tips for Using Mobility Assistive Devices Safely

Many people find that as they grow older they need a walker, cane or other assistive device in order to help with mobility. These devices are often what allow an individual with mobility issues to remain independent. However, there are safety issues that both users and the caregivers should be aware of. When these devices […]

Benefits of Activities for Seniors: Decrease Depression and Anxiety

Most people have feelings of anxiety or feel depressed at times. Facing difficult and stressful situations can lead to sadness, nervousness and anxiety, and are normal reactions to these situations. Depression and anxiety are classified as disorders when they are experienced frequently (daily or near daily), when they occur for no apparent reason, or when […]

Meeting Your Loved One’s Needs with Basic Bedside Care

Learning the basics of bedside care can make taking care of a loved one far easier. The proper tools, resources, and support system is important, as well as taking the right steps to insure comfort, grooming, and emotional and mental care. Consider the following: 1. Comfort:  When someone is confined to a bed, it is critical […]

5 Essential Tips for Caregiver Health

With 80 percent of caregivers reporting high levels of stress and 17 percent of caregivers saying their health worsened while providing care, it is important to focus on caregiver health. Being a family caregiver requires a high level of compassion and personal sacrifice, and it’s easy to neglect one’s own health and interests. Here are […]