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Incontinence is a difficult situation for both elders and their caregivers: some tips

Incontinence can be an embarrassing problem for an elder, thus making coping with it emotional and sometimes a battlefield between generations. Some elders deny their incontinence and refuse to wear briefs to protect their clothing and furniture from accidents. This often leads to very frustrated adult children who can’t understand why their parent is so stubborn on this issue.

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Catheters are another option besides briefs. They are generally unnoticeable under clothing and can provide great peace of mind to the user.

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