|The older you are, the more likely you|
may experience incontinence
With urinary incontinence you will end up dealing with bladder problem that can make it close to impossible for you to hold urine in the bladder and it tends to involuntarily leak out. For some people the bladder leakage problem can be something that is mild or it can be very severe and may require surgery in addition to management of it with adult diapers and other products.
The most common type of incontinence among the elderly is called urge incontinence. This is when you have the sudden urge to urinate and often do not have any warning signs that you will end up urinating. It requires you to swiftly get to a restroom to release your bladder. Since so many elderly individuals are not able to move as quickly as they once could, trying to hurry to a restroom can actually end up leading to falls and tripping in the home. This is actually how a large majority of elderly individuals end up breaking bones in their home. It is important to make their home safe so they can get to the restroom quickly if they do have urinary incontinence. Removing all clutter from the floor and installing safety devices will aid in keeping your elderly loved one safe.
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