Different Ways in Handling Incontinence While Traveling

Planning is key to traveling with incontinence
If you have recently been diagnosed with incontinence you may feel that you will never be able to leave home again. However, the reality is that with some planning and creative thinking you can find ways to manage your incontinence even while you are away from home. One of the first things that you need to do is to find the right incontinence products to meet your needs. You never want to be anywhere without the incontinence supplies that you regularly used. Therefore it is important to know what you need and have plenty on hand before you leave home.

There is wide variety of incontinence supplies so that everyone can find what works best for them. If you have light to moderate incontinence you may want to use incontinence pads or incontinence underwear while those with moderate to severe incontinence may feel that using an adult diaper works best for them. No matter what incontinence undergarments you choose to use most of them can be found online at sites that offer adult incontinence products.

Once you have the right incontinence products on hand then you are prepared to put these tips into action for your next trip away from home. Here are some different means in handling incontinence while traveling-
  • Pack a bag-You should never assume that you will be able to purchase what you need (in terms of incontinence supplies) at your destination. In addition, to perhaps not being able to find what you need, you could also be delayed and without the necessary incontinence supplies which could lead to embarrassing accidents. Finally, make sure that you don’t pack everything you need into your checked luggage since you will most likely need some incontinence supplies as you travel to your final destination.
  • Get there early-One of the best ways to manage your incontinence is to arrive early wherever you are going. This is the easiest way to get seats on the aisle or near the restroom. In addition, getting someplace early also helps to reduce the stress which can make incontinence worse, as well. Once you get to your flight, train, or anything else you can sit back, relax and really enjoy your traveling.
  • Always know where the restrooms are-Part of managing incontinence is knowing where the nearest restroom is. Whether you are on a train, plane, or even traveling by car you need to be able to know where the nearest restroom is so you can quickly access it if you need to. Consider using the internet as an incontinence management tool since you can often scout out where you are going and find the nearest restroom before you even arrive.
  • Dress for travel-Nothing is more frustrating then trying to deal with your incontinence and not be dressed in something comfortable that will work easily in an unfamiliar restroom. Try to focus on wearing clothing that will allow you to change your incontinence undergarment easily without having to completely undress in a public restroom. Keep in mind that this tip alone can make traveling and dealing with incontinence a lot less stressful.
                                Watch this video:  How to choose the right incontinence product

One of the biggest concerns while traveling is the disposal of incontinence products and the ability to remain clean and fresh. There are products that can help with this. To view what is available please check out http://caregiverpartnership.com/search/disposal http://caregiverpartnership.com/search/disposal and http://caregiverpartnership.com/product/lantiseptic-daily-care-skin-protectant-5-ounce-packets/17.

To find out more about all aspects of incontinence please visit http://caregiverpartnership.com/landing/incontinence. For help and guidance in selecting incontinence products please click on http://caregiverpartnership.com/incontinence-product-finder.  


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