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Helpful Articles about Incontinence products & associated issues

A Guide to the Right Adult Diaper Size

Determining the right adult diaper size or incontinence product size can be a much different process than if you were to purchase a pair of pants or a shirt. Incontinence products can appear to fit correctly, but when they fail to function as they should, that might not be the case at all.

Frequently Asked Questions About Adult Diapers and Incontinence

There is a lot of fear, misinformation, and a lack of education in the public arena surrounding adult diapers, incontinence products, and incontinence. While incontinence is not uncommon in the later stages of life, it’s often something very few people want to discuss. As a result, it can be challenging to find the information you need to make informed decisions about its management.

6 Common Causes of Incontinence

Incontinence is very common – it is estimated that around 25% of New Zealanders experience incontinence as a symptom of an underlying cause. This could be due to being pregnant or after giving birth, surgery, the side effects of taking medication, an infection, a diagnosed medical condition, or age-related.

Tips for taking care of your frail or ill parents in your home.

You have decided to care for your elderly dad or mom in your own home now that their health issues mean its time for assisted living. In-home care is a great way to keep parents who need more help comfortable and happy, and can save money, but it can also be more taxing on you as the caregiver and other family members – it is important to find a balance between their needs and yours.

4 Ways to Build Confidence While Wearing Incontinence Products

Wearing incontinence products is nothing to be ashamed of. A loss of control can signal a health condition, but it can also be related to weak or overactive bladder muscles, nerve damage, an accident, or something else.

How to Make Sure Your Incontinence Products Are the Right Fit

If you have never used incontinence products before, or you’ve struggled to find some that fit well or provide the comfort level you need, then you may be wondering how you’re supposed to ensure they fit correctly.

How to Choose the Right Incontinence Products

When your particular health requirements see the need for incontinence products, it’s only natural to feel overwhelmed. There are so many options from which to choose, not to mention brands, features, shapes, and sizes.

Four Must-Have Incontinence Products

Your mom or dad has settled into their space in your house after deciding it will be best for everyone to have them living with you instead of a retirement home, and you have had a chat with them about incontinence and how you can best support them and are looking to buy a few items to be prepared. You have opened your browser to search for products but are not sure what your parent will need – nappies for adults, liner pads, pull-up style underwear, underlays?

Bringing Up the Subject of Incontinence Products with Your Parents

As uncomfortable as the subject of incontinence products can be to discuss with your parents, it can sometimes be a necessary one. You want them to feel like they still have the independence and dignity they always had, but you also want to be making sure they’re looking after themselves and are as comfortable as possible.