Buying Incontinence Supplies For Your Loved One

Buying Incontinence Supplies For Your Loved One
Are you looking for the right incontinence supplies to help you manage urinary incontinence? When it comes to dealing with incontinence, it is important to track how frequently you are having episodes and to see how much urine loss you have. This will help you to find the right type of incontinence supplies that can absorb all of the urine and will protect you from being embarrassed in public. Buying incontinence supplies doesn’t need to be a difficult process. There are many websites that offer helpful product finder tools and will match you up directly with incontinence supplies that are right for your needs. If you are caring for a loved one, it is easy to use the same tool in order to plug in their information and find out how much absorbency you will need to look for with adult diapers and other supplies.

There are many different options on the market that will make it easier on you and your loved one to manage incontinence. Thankfully many of the supplies that you can find will manage the condition in a discrete manner. Others will not be able to detect that your loved one has a condition as the supplies are so small and do not make noise. Even the larger adult diapers that are quite thick do not make that ruffle noise that you often hear with infant diapers.

In between changings it is important that you focus on cleansing the skin in the right manner. Removing all of the urine and bacteria from the skin will prevent your loved one from having an infection. It also helps to reduce issues with skin rashes that can be caused from urine sitting on the skin for too long. Using incontinence wipes with each changing is a great way to remove the urine from the skin and to make sure that it is clean. Your loved one may be able to use the wipes on their own if they are still physically capable of washing themselves and changing their diaper.

When looking for the right type of incontinence supplies, look for adult diapers that have adjustable sides made out of Velcro or buttons. This makes it easier to get the diaper on and off your loved one. It is also easier to dispose of them you use the diaper that is attached with the Velcro straps. To find which products will work best, try out a sample packet of various options. You need to find a sample packet that includes things like incontinence pads, adult diapers, washable underwear, and even catheters or a drip system.

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The incontinence supplies for men and women are quite different from one another. This is something to consider when you are buying incontinence supplies for a loved one. You need to find the right size and the right style for their gender. When you do this, it will prevent a number of problems from happening (such as leaks or skin irritation from being too tight).

It is important to keep in mind that there are about 25 Million people that are suffering from incontinence. This is not something that should be embarrassing as it’s a natural part of life for a lot of seniors. As a caregiver you need to be compassionate and sensitive to your loved one. This may be a topic that they have a hard time really talking about. Listen to them and respect their wishes and needs as they describe the problem they are having. This can help you to buy the right incontinence supplies to help them manage their condition with your support.

Tips for choosing the right adult diaper, incontinence product  and other incontinence supplies

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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.


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