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Egosan is here to help people who live with incontinence better manage this inconvenience so that they can continue to live their best possible lives without incontinence as a focus. Read more →


The NIH is not saying that you should stop taking these medications if you are on one, but their information does suggest that you may want to discuss this risk with your doctor. Perhaps there is a better choice for you. Read more →


...Uncharacteristically, he's started yelling at people who try to help him. What's going on? – SC Read more →


"Incontinence affects millions of Americans and is very closely linked to diet, since what someone eats and drinks directly affects their bladder. With that said, people may think drinking less water will help them avoid incontinence, but..." Read more →


As with so many things regarding our aging parents, you could consider how you are approaching your mom. You might think that you are doing so with compassion and gentleness, but... Read more →


“I’m worried about her safety and have been telling her for several years that she needs help,” she continues. “I’m not proud to say that I’ve stooped to yelling at her, but I have done it. I hate the thought of her falling and not having help, and I also think she’d be happier with more company..." Read more →


Dear LS: Forgive me for repeating myself but considering my mail, it’s obvious that your situation is a common one.First, not keeping a house up as well as when people are young... Read more →


Understand that we aren’t talking about someone who wasn’t smelling too fresh one day when you stopped in. There could be many reasons for this. Perhaps they simply had a hard arthritis day or on the other extreme, maybe they had a stellar day and... Read more →


As caregivers, we walk a thin line between keeping our loved ones safe and helping to preserve their independence. One of my first experiences with this concept occurred with my elderly neighbor and first care recipient. Read more →


For some lucky families, having all adult siblings gather around and plan how to take care of Mom and Dad as their parents’ health begins to fail is a great comfort. For other families, things can take a disastrous turn... Read more →