Top 10 Most Read Articles in November 2012

Are Incontinence Supplies Tax Deductible? A Flexible Solution

Lynn Wilson, Founder of
The CareGiver Partnership

by Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership

As we move closer to the end of the year, we urge you to take advantage of leftover funds in flexible spending accounts by the end of 2102. In addition, here are three ways to make FSA dollars go further.

Find Abena Diapers That Give You Protection And Comfort



Abena... imported from Denmark
Are you looking for adult diapers that can offer you ultimate protection? Abena diapers are some of the best on the market as they come with extra absorbency and protection. They have faster absorbency so you don’t end up with urine sitting against your skin for too long. If urine is allowed to sit on the skin for a long time it will end up causing a rash and it can also end up causing you to have infections. A bladder infection or a urinary tract infection can be incredibly painful and it often leads you to have several appointments with your doctor to properly treat the infection.

Everything You Need To Know About Prevail Adult Diapers


More styles, sizes and absorbencies to choose from 
Anyone that is suffering from incontinence will find relief by using Prevail adult diapers. Prevail diapers come in a variety of sizes and absorbency options, making them a wonderful solution for anyone that is hoping to gain their dignity back. Trying to find the right adult diapers to wear can be difficult as some do not fit properly and others will cause you to have issues with skin rashes as they can rub against your legs. Preventing a skin rash is one of the best things you can do for yourself to make sure you are comfortable in dealing with this condition that is already quite embarrassing for many people. The good news is you are not alone! Millions of Americans suffer from incontinence and this number is expected to increase as the baby boomer generation is aging and more people are starting to have troubles with bladder control.

Ensuring You Have the Proper Incontinence Supplies

Three helpful supplies explained
Caregiving in the home, you need the right supplies. There is no doubt that having the proper incontinence supplies is essential if you are the caregiver for a person who suffers from this problem. There are a large variety of incontinence products on the market today, so in order to choose the right ones you should understand the features and options that are available.

Everything You Need To Know About Prevail Adult Diapers



More styles, sizes and absorbencies
Anyone that is suffering from incontinence will find relief by using Prevail adult diapers. Prevail diapers come in a variety of sizes and absorbency options, making them a wonderful solution for anyone that is hoping to gain their dignity back. Trying to find the right adult diapers to wear can be difficult as some do not fit properly and others will cause you to have issues with skin rashes as they can rub against your legs. Preventing a skin rash is one of the best things you can do for yourself to make sure you are comfortable in dealing with this condition that is already quite embarrassing for many people. The good news is you are not alone! Millions of Americans suffer from incontinence and this number is expected to increase as the baby boomer generation is aging and more people are starting to have troubles with bladder control.

Different Types Of Male Incontinence Products



The latest on incontinence products for men
Are you suffering from the embarrassment of male incontinence? Male incontinence products can provide you with great options to prevent you from having accidents in public as they will capture any excess urine that leaks from the penis. Having the right type of products will give you the confidence you need in order to go out in public as you will be protected. There are many products that you can choose from including the following:

Different Types Of Depends Incontinence Products



Physician Assistant
Dianna Malkowski
When it comes to buying incontinence supplies, it helps to know which products are the best on the market. There are many that you can choose from, some which will work effectively and others that could end up leaving you with some leaks that get through. A quality brand of adult diapers is Depends. Since 1983, Depend has been offering some of the best adult diapers on the market. What makes Depends great is the large variety of Depends for women and Depends for men. Both categories feature a number of products that fit to your body type and can aid in preventing leaks and other issues from occurring.

Depends Diapers Can Help With Male Incontinence



The closest thing to regular underwear you can buy
When dealing with the embarrassment of incontinence, it is important to look for treatments that can help you to escape the embarrassment and will give you back your dignity. Depend Real Fit for men can provide you with the type of relief that you are looking for as this trusted brand of adult diapers has been around since 1983 and has been providing a number of different adult diapers and incontinence products.

Choosing The Right Incontinence Undergarments


What type of incontinence undergarments will be able to provide you with the best level of protection? It varies based on the amount of urine loss that you are dealing with each day along with how much you are willing to spend on quality incontinence products. You cannot assume that a store-brand diaper will be able to give you adequate protection. The cheap products that are one-size-fits-all usually end up causing you to have leaks and other problems. You need to really do your research and to seek out products that are actually going to provide you with adequate protection for your needs.

Choosing The Right Incontinence Products For Men



Men, you are not alone.  Read this for helpful information.
Are you dealing with incontinence? What type of products are on the market that can help you in managing incontinence? Men tend to hide their problem of incontinence from their doctors and loved ones as it can be embarrassing. It is important to meet with your doctor if you are dealing with incontinence as this is the only way in which you will be able to have an idea of what you are up against. You need to be able to choose the right products that will give you relief from incontinence in order to feel good about yourself and to have confidence when you are out in public. Incontinence products for men are designed differently from the female products as you have different needs. Males can choose from a number of products that attach over the penis and have a urine collection bag. Then you have the choice of wearing adult diapers or pads to collect urine that does leak. It’s all based on your needs and what you want to wear and what you can afford.

Common Problems with Incontinence Disposal Methods

The modern disposal system for incontinence products.

If you are a caregiver for a person who suffers from severe incontinence you understand the issues associated with discreet and sanitary disposal of the products. Traditional methods of disposal often caused odors throughout the house, embarrassment for the afflicted person or unsanitary receptacles.

Did Mom Forget To Eat Again?


Over six million seniors in US are malnourished or at risk
A question no caregiver ever wants to ask himself or herself is any variation of, “Did mom forget to eat again?” Unfortunately this is an all too common problem amongst seniors. There are many social, economic, and psychological factors that contribute to seniors not eating properly, and over six million seniors in the US are malnourished or at risk for being malnourished.

Some seniors simply do not have the mobility to get out and shop, or prepare meals for themselves anymore...

Odor - The Next Frontier For Incontinence Products

Odor... the next frontier in incontinence products?
What does  Depend Silhouette, Depend for Women, Poise pads, the adult diaper disposal system, Fresh Sacks, Heaven Scent, Inspire, Prevail Boxers, Wellness briefs and Abena products all have in common?

They're all products for incontinence that claim 'odor' benefits.  These benefits are described as odor neutralizing, odor locking, odor absorbing, odor control, odor masking, discrete odor protection, advanced odor protection, odor fighting technology, odor guard, treatment with odor eliminating Agion antimicrobial fibers... and even odor 'killing'.  One is missing.  Read on to learn what it is...  

The CareGiver Partnership Offers Doorstep Delivery of Adult Diapers and Incontinence Supplies

by Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership

Since 2004
In response to an increasing demand for adult diapers, we offer home delivery of incontinence supplies coast to coast with free shipping ($50+). We are addressing the needs of incontinent Americans by offering doorstep delivery on any of our products, with free shipping year-round on orders $50+. It’s a convenient alternative to making frequent store trips for adult diapers, wipes, bed pads, bladder control pads and other incontinence supplies.

Buying The Right Incontinence Products For Your Needs



 
Watch this video.  How to choose the right incontinence product.

If you have incontinence, you know how embarrassing it can be to have an accident in public. Dealing with incontinence can be a nightmare for many people. Fortunately there are some incontinence products on the market that you can choose from, which will aid in giving you proper protection against incontinence and will allow you to maintain your dignity. When dealing with incontinence there are several things that you need to understand so that you can purchase the right products for your needs.

9 Ways To Get Someone To Eat

6 million seniors are malnourished
Six million seniors are malnourished in the U.S. Medical problems, insufficient hot meals, poor dental health, no appetite, poor mobility, etc. often lead to seniors not eating, or not eating a healthy diet, and suffering health consequences as a result. If you are worried that your loved one is not eating, consider the following nine ways to get someone to eat.

How to Choose The Right Incontinence Bed Pads


Are you waking up in a pool of urine each morning? If you have incontinence, you know how embarrassing it is and how frustrating it can be to end up dealing with wetness all the time. Buying the right incontinence bed pads can help you to properly manage your issues with incontinence and will be able to help you find relief! Using bed pads you will be able to protect your bedding so you do not need to go out a buy a new mattress as urine can stain a mattress and leads to bacterial concerns as well.

Adult Underwear Helps You To Manage Incontinence



Dianna Malkowski,
Physician Assistant
What can adult underwear do for you? If you are dealing with the embarrassment that comes along with incontinence, adult underwear can give you relief! These products are made with extra absorbency to collect any urine that does leak from the genitals. It is important that you have some type of protection when you go out as it can be embarrassing to walk around with wet pants but it can also be frustrating as you may not have a change of clothes.

Abena Diapers Give You Comfort With Protection


What is the best brand of adult diapers on the market? You can opt for a number of choices but if you want to find the best product you need to purchase Abena diapers. Abena diapers will be able to give you the ideal amount of protection that you need to stay dry and comfortable against incontinence. Incontinence can leave you feeling embarrassed all the time as you will end up dealing with this issue in public where others can see it happen. Using adult diapers you will have that ultimate level of protection that you need to be out in public and to enjoy your social life.

A Guide To Selecting Adult Incontinence Products

With so many adult incontinence products on the market, how can you find the right ones for your needs? It helps to know what type of incontinence you are dealing with. Urinary incontinence is quite different from fecal incontinence. You need to meet with your doctor to talk about incontinence and to be sure that you are not dealing with additional health concerns. In some cases incontinence may just be a symptom of an underlying medical issue.

5 Ways to Honor Veterans


by Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership

As the United States celebrates Veterans Day Nov. 11, as it’s been recognized every Nov. 11 since 1919, following the end of World War I, we honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

Drips and Dribbles - Male Incontinence

This is how many men feel who experience light to medium incontinence.  When most people think of incontinence they assume that it is a problem that only affects women. However, while the majority of those with incontinence are women, there is a sizable percentage of men.

This has lead to the development of male incontinence products. Manufactures of incontinence products have come to understand that men have very different needs from their incontinence supplies then their female counterparts.  We think there will be more products designed specifically for men going forward.

Well over $100 Is Wasted On Incontinence Products

Try Before You Buy
Caregivers and their loved ones waste well over $100 trying to figure out which incontinence product is best for them.

One of the biggest challenges for caregivers and their loved ones who aren't familiar with incontinence products is figuring out which product will best meet their needs.  Many customers of The CareGiver Partnership have said that they wished there were an economical and convenient way to find the right incontinence product to meet their need.  Many spend well over $100 in a trial and error mode before finding what works best for them.

Why Depend and Poise For Women Can Help You Manage Your Incontinence

Just like regular underwear - for women
It can be frustrating and even demoralizing for some women when they begin to experience incontinence. Many women feel less feminine and resent the fact that they will need an incontinence undergarment in order to help them manage this problem. It can also be a challenge to determine what type of incontinence undergarment will work for you and help you to manage your incontinence.

What You Should Know About TENA Pads

TENA has a full range of pads
When many people begin experiencing symptoms of incontinence they often feel that they are alone and that no one else is having this problem. The reality is that literally millions of people all ages, varying health status, and both genders must deal with the effects of incontinence. This has led to the development of a wide range of incontinence products that can help anyone with incontinence better manage their symptoms and carry on with their normal activities.

What to Consider When Buying TENA Protective Underwear

TENA - #1 seller worldwide
Today, there are more choices in incontinence products then ever before. While that can be a good thing for anyone who is looking for ways to manage their incontinence or that of someone that they care for it can also make the search for incontinence products overwhelming and challenging. It can be difficult to try and narrow down the choices when you are trying to find the right incontinence product. Many people simply give up and choose the first incontinence product that they come across. This is not a good idea. If you end up doing this you may or may not end up with an incontinence product that works for you and regardless you have just spent a lot of money. The better approach is to take several different factors into account before buying any type of incontinence product.

Using Attends Adult Diapers to Manage Your Type of Incontinence

One of the first incontinence brands
Many people are surprised to learn that there are several different types of incontinence. Not all incontinence is the same which means that there will be different treatments and management strategies to use for each one. Learning about the different types of incontinence will help anyone who is dealing with incontinence or someone who is a caregiver for a loved one with incontinence to be able to more effectively manage the problem of incontinence. Here is what you need to know about the different types of incontinence.

Win a Beam N Read ... For Someone in Need

The Swiss Army Knife of Task Lighting... Versatile
During November 2012, Beam N Read ® Hands Free Lights are being given away by ten top blogs as part of ASF Lightware Solutions' Annual Holiday Gift Giveaway Promotion. Worn around the neck, the light is used for quilting, reading, caregiving, power outages, mobility, and other tasks.

Using Attends Adult Diapers and Lifestyle Changes to Manage Incontinence

Attends help you get back into life
When someone is first diagnosed with autism or a caregiver is looking for ways to help deal with the problem one of the first things that needs to be done is to find the right incontinence product to meet the needs of the person who is experiencing incontinence. There is wide variety of different types of incontinence supplies. One of the most widely used brands of incontinence products is the Attends brand. There are many different reasons that incontinence sufferers turn to using Attends diapers and other Attends incontinence supplies to help them manage their incontinence. Here is a few of those reasons-

A Caregivers Guide to Incontinence Care

Maintaining dignity as a caregiver of a loved one
Becoming a caregiver for an elderly person is a huge undertaking that can be stressful and full of daily challenges. The requirements of the position are intensified if the elderly person you care for suffers from bowel incontinence. In order to properly care for this individual you must understand the requirements of the condition, as well as the products that are available to make your life easier. While caring for the person you must also understand that this is a medical condition that causes extreme embarrassment for the afflicted person, in most cases. Therefore providing care that helps maintain a sense of dignity is essential for providing superior care.

Lee Woodruff Will Be Keynote Speaker at November Caregiver Symposium

by Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership
Lee Woodruff will be the keynote speaker at this year’s “The New Age of Caregiving Symposium” on Nov. 16 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, St. Petersburg, Fla. Woodruff is a CBS This Morning contributor and author of several best-selling books, including “In An Instant,” which chronicles her caregiver journey with Bob Woodruff, an ABC correspondent injured while on assignment in Iraq.

Using Attends Adult Diapers and Lifestyle Changes to Manage Incontinence



Attends... one of the first brands
When someone is first diagnosed with autism or a caregiver is looking for ways to help deal with the problem one of the first things that needs to be done is to find the right incontinence product to meet the needs of the person who is experiencing incontinence. There is wide variety of different types of incontinence supplies. One of the most widely used brands of incontinence products is the Attends brand. There are many different reasons that incontinence sufferers turn to using Attends diapers and other Attends incontinence supplies to help them manage their incontinence. Here is a few of those reasons-

Tips for Care Giving With Depend Adult Diapers


One of the most difficult challenges that many caregivers face is dealing with an elderly loved one who is experiencing incontinence. This can be a difficult subject for the caregiver and the senior to address. Most seniors are embarrassed about the lack of control they now have and don’t want to admit it to their caregiver. Conversely, caregivers are reluctant to bring up a such an intimate subject with the person that they care for. However, it is crucial to understand that incontinence does not just get better or go away. Being in denial about the problem will only make it worse. Keep in mind that the sooner treatment is sought out the better the chances are that the senior will have a successful treatment or at the very least a significant reduction in incontinence symptoms. In addition, treatment will be easier, cheaper, and faster the earlier it is sought out.

Depend Adult Diapers -How They Can Help Facilitate Successful Incontinence

When someone first begins experiencing incontinence symptoms they should immediately contact their doctor. The reason for this is that incontinence is most often the result of an underlying medical condition. The diagnosis and treatment of this underlying medical condition is critical to not only the health of the person with incontinence but is also crucial for resolving the incontinence. However, many times people who are experiencing incontinence become embarrassed and fearful and fail to seek out medical treatment. They feel isolated, alone and are not aware that there are many different treatments available that can often times successfully resolve incontinence symptoms.

5 Essential Tips for Caregiver Health

by Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership


Caregivers must care for themselves first.

We’re kicking off National Family Caregiver’s Month with 5 essential health tips for every caregiver, excerpted from our “25 Healthy Tips for Caregivers” featured on Twitter and Pinterest.