Category Archives: Dementia Care and Incontinence

Stages of Dementia and Diapers: Part Two

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t receive an email or phone call from a caregiver concerning diapers. Ultimately, diapers mean incontinence and this is a situation that no caregiver wants to deal with. Myself included. These … Continue reading

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Stages of Dementia and Diapers: Part One

Funny how times change. Remember when we were younger and something funny would happen and when we retold the story we added, “I almost pissed my pants!” and everyone laughed? Flash-forward to caring for a person with dementia and peeing … Continue reading

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Stages of Dementia and Fecal Incontinence: Part Two

Jane walked into my office with a tearful face. “I can’t take this any more. I have to place him.” This was not the first time that I have heard a caregiver make this statement. However, I have been coaching … Continue reading

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Stages of Dementia and Fecal Incontinence: Part One

My Mom and Dad grew up during a time when talking about bowel movements was a much more conversational topic because it was a not to be missed, daily (or twice daily) event. Seriously, they could have had their own reality … Continue reading

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