Managing Incontinence in the Senior Living Setting

by Lynn Wilson, Co-Founder of The CareGiver Partnership
Lynn Wilson
Incontinence affects more than half of the elderly who are homebound or in long-term care, according to the National Association For Continence. Because this condition affects residents at all types of senior living and assisted living facilities, finding best practices for managing urinary and bowel incontinence is a concern for staff. Here is information for residents in any care environment that helps them recognize the types of incontinence and choose products based on gender, activity level and absorbency needs.

The CareGiver Partnership Offers Machine-Washable Absorbent Panties for Women

by Lynn Wilson, Co-Founder of The CareGiver Partnership

SmartwearPanty - BalanceThe CareGiver Partnership has added Fanny Pants to our product lineup. These machine-washable underwear offer light leak protection for women of all ages, whether they’re managing incontinence, physically active or recently have given birth. 

Recognizing Low Vision Awareness Month with Resources for Aging in Place

by Lynn Wilson, Co-Founder of The CareGiver Partnership

Aging in place is remaining safely at home.
February is Low Vision Awareness Month, sponsored by Prevent Blindness America, a volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight. Here at The CareGiver Partnership, we are dedicated to helping seniors maintain dignity and remain safely in their homes, so ways to live with vision problems and preventing falls are ongoing initiatives for us.

Tax-Deduction Resources for Adult Diapers and Incontinence Supplies

By Lynn Wilson, Co-Founder of The CareGiver Partnership

Lynn Wilson
During tax season and while planning for the upcoming year, finding ways to be reimbursed for incontinence supplies is a question often asked of our product specialists and searched for on our blog. 

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 About The CareGiver Partnership. The CareGiver Partnership helps caregivers and their loved ones with answers to their caregiving questions, including information about home health care products and supplies, from our Wisconsin-based team of Product Specialists who are all current or former caregivers. The company’s Web site provides the largest online library of resources on subjects most important to caregivers — from arthritis to assisted living, and Parkinson’s to prostate cancer — as well as access to more than 3,000 home care products for incontinence, skin care, mobility, home safety and daily living aids. The CareGiver Partnership was founded in 2004 by Lynn Wilson of Neenah, Wisc. Visit to learn more or call 1-800-985-1353.