Incontinence

Chronic UTIs Plus… Life Lessons From an Eighty-something–Who is Willing to Let it All Hang Out #56

  On this episode of Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane answers listener emails about stress, caregiver guilt and chronic UTIs… Plus some life lessons about resilience from an eighty-something who’s willing to just let it all hang out. Links Want more information on infections... Listen to Episode 23

Prevention Of Pressure Sores Due To Incontinence

Prevention Of Pressure Sores Due To Incontinence By Diane Berardi, Gerontologist Incontinence is a common risk factor for pressure ulcers, especially in bed-bound and elderly. Urine and feces are caustic to the skin. Warm, moist skin is the perfect breeding ground for disease and can lead to rapid skin breakdown and the development of

#40 Managing Incontinence

It’s one of those problems no one talks about. Even though over half of us will suffer from it as we grow older. In addition to the physical discomfort, life threatening and altering side effects, those affected must endure the emotional burdens of shame and embarrassment. For caregivers it adds to the psychological