New PT approach reduces incontinence, pain after prostate surgery
Jan 05, 2020
Kegel therapy may be counterproductive for men who wish to recover urinary continence post-surgery, say investigators.
LTC docs advise against incontinence catheters
Mar 23, 2015
AMDA is advising long-term caregivers against using indwelling urinary catheters to manage urinary incontinence — one of five practices or tests that lack scientific evidence to support their use in...
Using a nurse-led protocol to reduce infections
Oct 15, 2014
Urinary incontinence is a common and potentially disabling condition affecting up to 30% of those aged 65 years and older. Its prevalence in elderly nursing home patients — up to 70% are admitted with...
75% of nursing home residents are incontinent, care costs reach $5 billion annually, government report...
Stephanie H. Kim
Jun 26, 2014
High incontinence rates among nursing home residents create emotional and financial burdens, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Wednesday.
Nursing home yoga therapy could reduce urinary incontinence in women, researchers suggest
Apr 29, 2014
A specially designed yoga regimen helped incontinent women reduce their urine leakage by up to 70%, researchers announced in a recent article in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.
New study supports ‘prompted voiding’ for managing incontinence in nursing homes
Jan 07, 2014
“Prompted voiding” is an effective therapy for managing urinary incontinence in nursing home residents, a recent study out of Hong Kong has affirmed.
Dementia patients face higher risk of urinary incontinence
Aug 29, 2013
Seniors with dementia are three times more likely to have urinary incontinence and four times more likely to have fecal incontinence, according to a new study.
Bladder leakage products debut
May 29, 2013
Depend Guards and Shields were created to fit securely in a man’s underwear. The Depend Guards for Men fit like an athletic cup so they stay close to the body and feature maximum absorbency. Depend...
White women still constitute majority of oldest LTC residents, CDC finds
Apr 11, 2013
Elderly white women still make up the majority of the oldest nursing home residents, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, although other researchers have found the number of white residents...
Study: Residents with multiple diseases, urinary incontinence at high risk for falls
Jan 24, 2013
Nursing home residents who have multiple diseases are most prone to falls, according to a study recently published in the journal BMC Geriatrics. Urinary incontinence, antidepressant use, multiple medication...