How Caregivers Can Think Like an ER Doctor
Mother in ALF Loves It but Still Complains to Daughter

Would Your Mom Choose Smelling Bad Over Incontinence Products?

MotherDaughter_iStock-174913988Dear Carol: My mom is only 79 but she has a lot of health problems including lung disease requiring oxygen. She receives good health care through her Medicare policies, and she doesn't need help around the house other than what I can provide by going to see her two or three times a week. Since we live near each other, that's not a problem. The problem is she leaks urine. She doesn't leak constantly, but she does smell most of the time even though she showers. I've told her that she should try some pads, but she refuses, saying that she doesn't need them. Why will she agree to use oxygen but then feel insulted about wearing an incontinence product? – Stinky's daughter

Continue reading on Egosancares for more insight into why older adults often fight using incontinence protection - and how to handle this:

Purchase Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories – paperback or ebook 

*Incontinence issues? Try Egosan premium underwear for discrete, dignified protection. In an effort to support both existing and new customers, Egosan has a new promo code for the purchase of any Egosan product when checking out on AmazonUse promo Code: 20ELDERS and SAVE 20% OFF your entire first order.


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Thanks for the comment, Ken. My research has focused on Egosan, but its good to have choices. Premium brands can be money well spent in preserving the integrity of a person's skin as well as leakage protection. Egosan's customer service is surprisingly personal.

Sometimes our elder ones are feeling bad due to involuntary release of urine from the bladder. People suffering from incontinence are susceptible to the urinary tract or bacterial infections, stress, anxiety, and depression. One of the best solution is using incontinece products. From my own experience the best incontinence products online website is Sebcare, they have the best premium brands. For more, please visit:

The comments to this entry are closed.