Articles for Caregivers

Manage Your Weight and Manage Your Incontinence

Magic Medical

You can take control of your bladder functions through exercise! Being overweight or obese increases your risk of urinary incontinence. Not only does being overweight increase your risk, but if you currently have incontinence, weight gain can contribute to your incontinence experience and frequency.For many people, losing 10% of their...

Taking Care of Your Skin in Your 60's and 70's

Magic Medical

During our 60s and 70s, skin can feel dry and irritated. This happens for many reasons, including that skin is thinner and loses water more easily. Medications and medical conditions can also play a role. There is good news. The right skin care can improve how your skin feels —...

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Can Help Stress Incontinence!

Kathleen Van Vliet

From webmd:  Did you know that some incontinence can be treated with pelvic floor physical therapy? Pelvic floor physical therapy is a treatment for problems related to the pelvic floor. This specialized therapy includes exercises that can help relieve symptoms like pain, discomfort, and disruptions to your quality of...

Different Types of Incontinence

Magic Medical

Did you know that there is more than one type of incontinence? There are two types of incontinence, urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence. Urinary incontinence is broken down into six types (stress, urge, overflow, reflex, functional and mixed). Types of Urinary Incontinence Urinary incontinence is more common than fecal incontinence,...