1. Urinary Catheter Size Guide - What Size Catheter Should I Use?

    Catheterization may seem scary but it’s actually a routine process that is easy to navigate with the right information. If you are in need of home catheter supplies or guidance on how to choose them, you are in the right place.
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  2. Living with a Foley Catheter

    Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with a condition that requires catheterization? If so, you’re not alone. There are lots of people both young and old around the world who require catheters on a daily basis.
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  3. How to Choose and Use an External Catheter

    For people who suffer from urinary conditions related to illness, injury, or disease, catheters can be a necessary part of life. They are used to eliminate urine from the bladder through the urethra or a small incision in the abdomen. The type of catheter required depends largely on the medical reason for needing one, the patient's gender, and the length of time it will stay in place.
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  4. Must-Have Daily Living Aids to Make Life Easier for Seniors

    Rather than taking away from aging adults all that they find familiar and comforting, they can be encouraged and supported to age in place with essential products for living alone. Products for independent living are user-friendly and thoughtfully designed.
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  5. Start a Micro Senior Group Exercise Class for Fully Vaccinated Seniors

    Older adults that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, are ready to start doing activities of pre-pandemic days.  The CDC has advised that once you are fully vaccinated you can gather indoors with other fully vaccinated people without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart.  You don't have to live in an assisted living facility or retirement community to start or join a Senior Group Exercise Class.  If your friends have been fully vaccinated try something different than joining a large exercise class.   Create your own Micro Senior Group Exercise Class with 3-5 group members.  You can take turns hosting the Micro Group Exercise Class and turn it into a social engagement that focuses on health and wellness.
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  6. 10 Essential Products for Bedridden Patients

    10 Essential Products for Bedridden Patients

    Comfort Bath Rinse-Free Shampoo and Conditioner Cap Being confined to bed can be tough on both the patient and the caregiver.  The good news is that there are bedridden aids that make daily care much easier on everyone.

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  7. Humidifiers - Why Do I Need One?

    I remember my mom and dad dumping buckets of water into the big humidifier in our living room each winter in Nebraska. I loved the warm moist mist that steamed from it, making the hot dry air pumped out by the furnace a little easier to breathe. I never really thought about it until I moved out of the house and started missing that "moist air feeling" in my own home. I've had a humidifier ever since.

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  8. Experiencing leakage from your ostomy?

    Leakage of ostomy output can cause skin problems and embarrassment. Spotting signs of leakage early can help you stop a potential skin problem even before it develops. Your stoma can change in size, so you should measure it regularly to make sure your barrier opening is still the right size. If the skin around your stoma is uneven or has bulges, this is a very likely cause of leakage. Even tiny creases can cause output to seep under the ostomy barrier. If the skin is moist, the leakage might have happened because the moist skin surface makes it harder

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  9. Are you struggling with insomnia?

    Are you struggling with insomnia?

    Two powerful weapons in the fight against insomnia are a comfortable sleep environment and a relaxing bedtime routine. Both can make a big difference in improving the quality of your sleep.  Allegro Medical recommends the following products to help you fight your sleep deprivation.

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  10. How Does Urinary Incontinence Affect the Quality of Life of the Elderly?

    A report done with the objective of investigating “the impact of urinary incontinence (UI) on health-related quality of life (QOL)…and to compare UI and non-UI elderly Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in managed care plans on the prevalence of depression and self-rated health” came to a fairly predictable conclusion.

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