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Aug 10

Incontinence issues...

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My mother-in-law is having issues with incontinence and she is refusing to use adult diapers out of being embarrassed. Her memory is not exactly healthy either so my husband and I find ourselves getting her to agree with using them yet back to refusing a few day later. I there anything we can do to help her?

Amanda - is she currently wearing actual adult diapers or depends? If she doesn’t mind underwear, then replacing her cotton underwear with adult depends is usually a good transition to get her to utilize more consistently. Typically removing all of her underwear and replacing them with continence briefs in her drawers will allow only one option which makes it easier to “choose” so to speak, as she will only have the option of depends. Try this and if it doesn’t work, please let me know and I can offer other insight.

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