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Whether you are a professional caregiver or a family caregiver, taking care of someone with incontinence is a demanding job. From the physical tasks to the psychological nurturing, you will be pushed and pulled in a lot of different directions. Yet, your service is invaluable. Taking care of another person shows strength, compassion, and tremendous amounts of character. At the National Association for Continence, we recognize that you are presented with tests each day. This section has been created to provide information about products that caregivers might find helpful in the care of a loved one with bladder or bowel control problems.

We’ve assembled a number of articles and resources to help guide the home caregiver. Whether you’ve just begun caring for a loved one with incontinence or have been at it for a while now, these articles can help dispel some of the myths of incontinence and also provide you with some new tips. Click on any of the boxes below for more information, and don’t forget to check out our blog’s articles on caregiving – click here to search our entire blog for even more helpful information.


What Is A Pessary And Do I Need One

What Is A Pessary And Do I Need One?

If you have a pelvic organ prolapse, or experience bladder leaks while exercising, you may have heard about a pessary to help treat symptoms. Learn more about this device and find out if it’s right for you.

What To Do When You Can_t Find A Public Bathroom

What To Do When You Can’t Find A Public Bathroom

It’s hard enough experiencing bladder leaks during normal times, but with the pandemic causing so many public restrooms to close, it’s a nightmare. Here’s what to do to avoid having a leak when you’re out.