This is What Incontinence Looks Like, But it Doesn't Have to.

Take three steps to avoid embarrassment and frustration.
Accidental leaking. Social anxiety. Silent sufferers. Skin irritation. Sleep loss. Frustration. These are only a few of the symptoms of the 3 million American adults that suffer from incontinence are feeling. 

Light bladder leakage, anal leaking, or any kind of loss of control over bladder or bowel can be not just frustrating, but a real challenge to deal with. Every day life goes on, even if you don’t feel comfortable.

Incontinence is the secret condition millions face. In fact, most women wait over 6-years to speak to a physician and seek treatment. Men a little less, but still years. Why wait? Why suffer needlessly? Bladder and bowel control problems aren’t something you just have to live with. There are treatment and management options that can improve symptoms, and help sufferers lead a life with normalcy and dignity. But the first step is talking to a health care professional and seeking treatment.

Many with incontinence avoid social situations and end up isolated and depressed. The correlation between depression and incontinence is staggering. Fears and anxiety over possible leaks, embarrassing situations turn into isolation and loneliness. This does not have to be the case. With the right treatment plan, and the right tools, incontinence does not have to stop you from living.

The right tools are usually a plan of action, the right absorbent products, and incontinence supplies. The active adult can stay active despite leaks with products designed for that lifestyle. The curvy woman doesn’t have to worry about pads bunching, or leaks happening if she wears a light bladder leakage pad designed for her fuller figure. Skin can be protected, odor reduced, and nighttime comfort increased with the right products and tools.

Visit The CareGiver Partnership or call 800-985-1353 M-F 9-4 CST to talk to a product specialists. This team of incontinence product specialists can help you figure out what tools will fit your needs best, and help you order samples so you can try before buying bulk. 

Try our Sample Service to avoid wasting money on trial and error.
This is what incontinence looks like: It is not a pretty picture. Losing control of your bladder or bowels is embarrassing and frustrating. And too often sufferers end up “dealing with” their incontinence instead of treating it. But it doesn’t have to look like this. Incontinence does not have to be something you live with. It is not inevitable, even with age, birth of babies, etc. Take three steps to a brighter future:

1. Start with an official diagnosis and cause.
There are many different types of incontinence, and many causes. It can be treatable, so figure out why you are suffering and what can be done.

2. Look at your treatment options.
Treatment does not have to be costly or pharmaceutical. Often, something as simple as pelvic muscle strengthening exercises can reduce symptoms and increase normalcy.

3. Learn to manage incontinence in a way that enhances normalcy and dignity.

Find the right products, get the support and help you need to stop isolating and start engaging.

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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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