How to Manage Incontinence
For many, incontinence is embarrassing and overwhelming to deal with. If not properly addressed, it can leave people feeling helpless or dependent on the support of their friends, family, or caregivers. Luckily, there are an assortment of products and tools that can be used to mitigate the problem.
If you Struggle with Incontinence, you are not Alone
Per the CDC’s National Home and Hospice Care Survey of 2007, over 60% of men and women who are 65 or older report having a slight to severe difficulty controlling their bladder or bowels. Facing incontinence can range from a minor nuisance to a crippling obstacle to overcome. With the proper solutions and care, maintaining your independence while dealing with incontinence is a completely realistic expectation.
- Trey Munsell
Everything a Senior Gardening Enthusiast Needs to Know
For seniors and those with limited mobility, there are a few simple tips you can remember to promote gardening safely, avoiding muscle aches, strains, falls, and exhaustion.
The Medical Benefits You May Not Know About
Do you provide support to an elderly family member who struggles with activities of daily living?
Are you struggling with activities of daily living with or without a caregiver and financially ineligible to receive full Medicaid benefits?
If you answered, then you may be qualified to receive free medical benefits under one of two lesser known programs launched by Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services aimed at expanding medical benefit accessibility.
5 Safety Tips for Older Adults in the Summer
With summer weather comes the motivation to get outside and participate in summer activities. Having fun and being active during the summer is a blast, but can be extra tiring for older adults who are naturally more prone to heat exhaustion and the injuries that follow.
To make sure you get the most out of the sunshine while staying safe and protected, here are a few tips you can follow:
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- Fran Marasow