Monthly Archives: September 2015

Goodbye Sweet Elsie!

I finally made the fatal call today regarding my eldest client. This lovely woman had just recently turned 96 and she was yet another favorite of mine. The only issue is that her health was failing and we both knew … Continue reading

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Reusable Depends (Posted late on 09/30 from 09/29)

As you can imagine, especially if you or a loved one are going through it, buying Depends or incontinence pads gets costly. Depending on the brand that your loved one or client uses will depend on said cost. There is … Continue reading

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What have we learned here?

So, I have presented you with a lot of data about Overactive Bladder Disorder or OAB. From drug therapies to differing bladder issues, there was a lot of information that I hope you can use when trying to show your … Continue reading

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What is Pharmacologic Therapy? (Posted late on 09/28 from 09/27)

Drug therapy is basically what Pharmacologic Therapy is, but in this case, it includes the preparation, uses and effects of drugs prescribed to those suffering from Overactive Bladder Disorder, OAB. Currently the drug of choice is an anticholinergic agent, which … Continue reading

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What type of exercises should my clients do to help their OAB?

Showing your clients with Overactive Bladder Disorder (OAB) that they can manage their bladder issues and retrain the bladder with pelvic floor rehabilitation exercises will help them to realize that you mean business by believing that With Age Comes Respect. … Continue reading

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What types of therapies are there for incontinence?

First there is nonpharmacologic therapy. What exactly is it? Okay, so as a caregiver, you must realize that your clients are drinking less because they are afraid of incontinence issues during the day – and especially at night. The deal … Continue reading

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What exactly is a bladder diary? (Posted late on 09/25 from 09/24)

Well, like the name indicates, a bladder diary (sometimes referred to as a volume-frequency chart) is a simplistic, noninvasive tool that helps your clients can use if they have a voiding dysfunction. It is simple to use really. All you … Continue reading

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