Understanding Incontinence

Posted: January 22, 2014

You know how it's affecting your life. But what is it and why it is happening to you? Incontinence is the inability to control either urine or fecal elimination, and there are six basic types of urinary incontinence. Understanding them will help you determine the best products available to support your situation.

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The 5 Myths of Independent Living

Posted: January 21, 2014

MYTH 1: I’m Too Young For Independent Living
It’s never too early to start planning for your future. A misconception exists that independent living is the same as senior living; but this just isn’t true. Adults as young as 55 years of age can benefit from independent living communities designed to help them live actively while they enjoy their retirement years away from the challenges of home ownership.

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Tips for Traveling with Elderly Loved Ones

Posted: January 1, 2014

Ready to visit family or slip away for a vacation? When you’re a caregiver, you have much more to consider than what goes into your own suitcase. Air travel with your elderly parent or loved one can pose a few more challenges. Here are a few tips for making that travel time the best it can be.

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Living Well With a Leaky Bladder

Posted: December 15, 2013

Nervous about going out because your bladder sometimes? Constantly worried about getting to a bathroom on time? With these new stresses, you may feel you’ll never get back to the normal you. About one in five adults over age 40 has problems with urinary urgency and frequency, according to the National Association for Continence. But an overactive bladder (OAB), also called urge incontinence, doesn't have to mean the end of your active lifestyle. By making a few changes like the ones outlined below, you can live well with a leaky bladder.

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