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Incontinence

“I had a dream last night about water,” my mother says as we dice cantaloupe and brew our morning coffee. “I woke up with wet sheets.” more

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I had never heard of Diaper Banks until my daughter started high school (which was longer ago than I care to remember!). more

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“When you gotta go, you gotta go” has been an age old saying. These days, with our knowledge of medicine, we have developed medications and treatments for “the urge.” more

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Incontinence is often the leading reason for nursing home placement with approximately one half of all residents being incontinent. more

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Older women with urge incontinence may be more likely to fall and fracture a bone compared to women who are not urge incontinent. more

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A symptom such as incontinence truly requires a caregiver’s patience and loving heart. more

Jun 14, 2017 10:00 AM Articles

Incontinence in children is called "training". In adults, it's often called embarrassing. more

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Caregivers of dementia patients should understand that incontinence may be an inevitable part of the overall cognitive decline. It is often sited as one of the major reasons why a person with dementia is is moved to a long-term care facility. more

May 11, 2017 11:54 AM Articles