Articles for Caregivers

Incontinence Treatment

Kathleen Van VlietDec 4, '20

From Prevail.com, First Quality Products: LEAKS CAN BE MANAGED Bladder leaks won't get better on their own. The good news is there are a number of relatively easy things you can do to treat or manage your leakage. WHERE DO I START? The first step is to visit your healthcare...

Busting Incontinence Myths

Kathleen Van VlietDec 3, '20

- From Medline Insights, Medline, Inc. Medline writes information for healthcare facilities, but many of their information is useful for home caregivers too. Incontinence is an intensely personal issue, making it difficult for many to talk about. But the more we talk, the more we can shatter myths and help residents...

Space Age Technology in Wellness Briefs

Kathleen Van VlietNov 28, '20

The Wellness Brief® and Underwear are based on the same principles as the Maximum Absorbency Garments (MAGs) developed by NASA. In creating the MAG, NASA developed a super absorbent polymer capable of absorbing up to 60 times its own volume. Super absorbent material, like starch, is made from molecules that...

Bladder Health Awareness

Kathleen Van VlietNov 27, '20

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month and Tranquility is committed to educating our community on the stigma surrounding incontinence, treatments available, and tools to help manage incontinence. Individuals with bladder control issues may not realize how many Americans, and people around the world, are just like them. In fact, over...

Managing Nighttime Incontinence

Kathleen Van VlietNov 25, '20

Nocturiua: Managing Night-time Incontinence Even though this article was written with nursing home caregivers in mind, it does give some good information for at-home caregivers.  One of the most important points that it makes is that you need to have effective protection overnight.  You can see our overnight diapers on...