As is the case with most people living with advanced dementia Harris Sterling’s father developed incontinence. Along with other difficult issues that come with Alzheimer’s progression, managing the incontinence necessitated a move to an assisted living facility (ALF).
Harris's mother lived near the facility and spent the most time with her husband, yet Harris tried to help as much as he could from a distance. One task he took over was to manage his dad's incontinence products.
“I didn’t know what I was doing,” Harris said. “You hear about national brands and expect them to perform but everyone was frustrated with the lack of quality that resulted in leakage and frequent changes. Lots of bed changes, too.
"The facility would contact me when they needed more supplies and I’d try to find the best products I could online, yet the name brands we tried were unsatisfactory. “Because of online work for my existing business, I instinctively researched manufacturers...
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