Aging in a natural part of life, but it often leaves adult children concerned about the safety and wellbeing of a parent. A caregiver provides the assistance that an elderly parent needs as he or she ages, but sometimes disagreements occur. Learning ways to resolve problems with a loved one’s caregiver provides the opportunity to maintain a strong relationship with loved ones and still ensure that he or she receives the best possible care. Continue reading
When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go.
But unquestionably, there are some places that you’d prefer to go more so than others. For instance, the comfort and convenience of your own home bathroom versus a public restroom. Now, some studies say that public restrooms are no more dirty than your own home restroom, but let’s face it – it’s a public restroom, you don’t know who has used it or what the person who used the stall before you did in there. Continue reading
Dealing with incontinence is an option. Many men and women suffering from incontinence feel there’s nothing that can be done and often think they just need to live with the condition. That’s rarely the case. The first step is to speak to a doctor about the condition, learn why it is happening, and then learn what can be done about it. Continue reading
Urinary urgency and frequency are side effects for more than 80 percent of people living with multiple sclerosis. Wearever offers comfortable solutions for incontinence with our lines of men and women’s panties that look and feel just like traditional underwear but offer ultimate absorbency protection to contain leaks within. Our underwear works just as well as, if not better than, alternatives like adult diapers or pads with the added benefits of a more subtle, comfortable, affordable and environmentally friendly design.
This month only, Wearever will donate $1 for every single pair, $1 for three-pack and $1 for six-pack purchases of the Wearever Women’s Incontinence Panties and Wearever Men’s Incontinence Boxers and Briefs lines to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. This includes all sizes, styles and colors from both lines. Continue reading
There are various different types and degrees of incontinence, or the unintentional leakage of urine. But the most common type of incontinence in women – and one of the most common types of incontinence overall – is stress incontinence. Stress incontinence occurs when a small amount of urine escapes during an activity that places pressure on the bladder like coughing, sneezing or lifting. Continue reading
With summer and nationwide warm weather now upon us once again, it’s common for people to access their local public pools to seek refreshment from the hot sun. And while pools provide a mix of entertainment, relaxation and enjoyment, they can also potentially be an obstacle for some people – specifically those that experience incontinence. Continue reading
It is estimated that incontinence affects 25 million Americans. Many people find that their incontinence can impact every part of daily living, including workweek management. With careful preparation, muscle training exercises and by making calculated behavioral changes, working people can manage their incontinence without experiencing embarrassing incidents at the workplace. Continue reading
If you are experiencing incontinence issues or are a caregiver for someone with incontinence issues, you have probably tried to find ways to control this menacing problem. Fortunately, there are several things you can do that will help. Continue reading
Vacation is supposed to be a stress-free and relaxing time. But if you’re one of the 25 million North Americans that experience incontinence to some degree, then the thought of traveling for hours by car or by plane to get to your vacation destination can be anything but stress-free and relaxing. Yes, while unintentional urine leakage is never something that’s welcomed with open arms, it can be especially inconvenient while you’re traveling.
A career as a caregiver can be extremely rewarding, but undeniably difficult at the same time. Caregivers must have the ability to take on many roles; not only must a caregiver provide the “basics,” such as help with administering medications and getting an elderly person around – but they must often play the role of a friend or companion as well, keeping their clients company.
Whether you have a caregiver helping you with your elderly loved one, you’re looking into becoming a caregiver, or you’re simply curious, read on to explore a typical day in the life of a caregiver. Continue reading