Incontinence Products

  1. What To Do After Urinary Incontinence Occurs

    What To Do After Urinary Incontinence Occurs

    There's no two ways about it, urinary incontinence is no fun. Thankfully, those who do suffer from this, all-to-common condition can take steps that will help live an independent and active life. Plenty of products and treatments exist in the market today that can help people to discretely manage incontinence.

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  2. Managing Urinary Incontinence in the Workplace

    Managing Urinary Incontinence in the Workplace

    There is no doubt that work can be stressful at times, and when you add urinary incontinence into the mix, that stress is multiplied significantly.  Coping with urinary incontinence in the workplace is not desirable, but the fact is that urinary incontinence is much more common than most people realize, affecting millions of people's work performance every day.

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  3. Affordable Adult Diapers for Incontinent Nursing Home Residents

    Affordable Adult Diapers for Incontinent Nursing Home Residents

    Elderly incontinent patients in nursing homes are vulnerable to urinary tract infections (UTIs) and skin conditions.  The federal government and states have guidelines in place to ensure patients receive quality consistent personal care.  Government regulations require facilities to provide residents with a personal care routine that includes clean and dry skin from urine and feces.1   Facilities typically change a patient’s adult brief or adult diaper approximately every two hours to ensure compliance with personal care guidelines.  These frequent changes force facilities to consider cost over quality and comfort when selecting adult diapers or protective underwear.  Adult diapers have improved in absorbency and quality over the years.  Specialty fibers that are highly absorbent and unique cores that incorporate quick wick technology to pull moisture away from the body help foster healthy skin.  High quality incontinence products typically have a higher price tag.    Whether you are a caregiver in a nursing home, hospice facility or home setting AllegroMedical.com offers you value branded diapers to meet your patients’ incontinence needs.

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  4. Common Urinary Incontinence Triggers

    Common Urinary Incontinence Triggers

    Urinary incontinence is a relatively common issue that affects people of all ages on a regular basis.  There are plenty of products that help to keep this issue private and discreet, but it can still cause disruptions in a person's day-to-day life.  Urinary incontinence is almost always the symptom of an underlying issue, so it is very important that those who have frequent accidents seek out medical evaluation.

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  5. Managing Bedtime Adult Urinary Incontinence

    Over one-third of adults wake up at least twice during the night because of the need to urinate.  2% of adults lose control of their bladder during sleeping hours as well1.  Clearly this is a problem that is quite common, which is why there are plenty of products on the market that help people to manage their urinary incontinence.  Although it can be a struggle, there are ways to reduce the frequency of incontinence, and products are available that make cleaning up very easy.

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  6. How To Hire (And When To Fire) A Caregiver

    How To Hire (And When To Fire) A Caregiver

    Very informative article on hiring caregivers.

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  7. Shhh... Bathing Wipes are the Secret to Easy, Sanitary Bed Baths

    Rinse-Free bathing wipes have set new standards in the ease, comfort and simplicity of patient care. Whether you are a professional caregiver or caring for a loved one, a rinse-free bathing program can help reduce the risk of infection, improve skin health and maintain good patient hygiene.

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  8. Stop Stressing about Stress Incontinence

    Are coughing, sneezing and laughing causing frequent changes of underpants and clothes?  Are you declining invitations to movies, dinner, shopping, or exercise classes with friends out of fear you might have an accident?    Don’t let stress incontinence limit your social life.  You can stay active without the risk of embarrassing leaks.   Stress incontinence is much more common in women than men since pelvic floor muscles can be weakened by pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause.  Men may experience stress incontinence after surgery for prostate problems.  For all the ladies out there, try these simple protect and defend techniques designed to regain your confidence and keep you moving.

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  9. Urinary Incontinence: Behavioral Changes for Better Bladder Control

    Urinary incontinence is a common, yet treatable, condition that affects more than 25 million men and women in the United States. People suffering from incontinence don’t have control over the bladder, which can result in embarrassing wetting accidents. Many people rely on incontinence products, such as adult diapers, to help manage their bladder control problems, which may have been caused by weak pelvic floor muscles, pregnancy, prostate surgery, or disease. However, what people may not realize is that there are behavioral changes that can greatly reduce or even eliminate incontinence symptoms. Below are three ways that may lead to better bladder control:

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  10. Are you dissatisfied with your current protective underwear?

    ABENA Abri-Flex Adult Diaper/Pull-Up Protective Underwear

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