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7 Ways to Manage Incontinence in the Workplace

By Aleece Fosnight May 01, 2024

For those of us who are still working – whether full time, part-time or even as volunteers – incontinence can be an issue. Between dealing with deadlines, back-to-back Zoom calls and pressure to succeed, people have enough to worry about without…

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How a Sedentary Lifestyle Impacts Incontinence as We Get Older

By Aleece Fosnight April 01, 2024

The older we become, the harder it is for us to maintain and gain muscle. While some might just view this as not having the biceps or abdominals they used to possess, many do not realize that muscles deep in our bodies are also affected…

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How Women Can Manage Incontinence Around Menopause

By Aleece Fosnight February 24, 2024

Bladder issues are something that affects many women going through menopause, with recent studies showing the prevalence of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder syndrome significantly increases for women in postmenopausal age…

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Diet and Nutrition Can Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence

By Joy Stephenson-Laws April 07, 2023

It’s no secret that many boomers suffer with urinary incontinence. In fact, almost 60 percent of us in our 60s, and 75 percent of us over 75, will experience it. Whether sporadic or ongoing, one specific type – stress, urge (also known as overactive bladder), overflow…

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Why Urinary Incontinence Is More Serious Than You Think

By Kent Sasse February 15, 2023

Urinary incontinence is a serious problem that affects tens of millions of people in the U.S. and hundreds of millions worldwide. It is defined as the involuntary loss of urine, which can range from a small leak to complete loss of bladder control…

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Why Incontinence Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

By Diane Lansing August 20, 2022

Have you noticed how many ads on television promote the use of products for bladder control problems? And do you realize that nearly all of these ads are directed at women, even though many men experience bladder leakage, too?

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Urinary Incontinence: Factors Predicting Successful Treatment

By Kent Sasse October 20, 2021

Incontinence, when there is loss of bladder or bowel control, severely diminishes a person’s quality of life. What’s more, the complexity of many different sub types of bladder and bowel dysfunction including urge incontinence, stress incontinence…

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What to Know About Adult Incontinence

By Aleece Fosnight October 08, 2021

Incontinence is more common in adults than many may think. In fact, about half of women (especially women over 50) and one-in-four men experience incontinence symptoms. Despite the prevalence of incontinence as we age, it is not something…

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Health Resources for Older Women

By Sixty and Me April 04, 2021

The golden years are often some of the best years of our life. They do, however, come with an increased risk of health issues. Many of these health problems affect women only for biological reasons.  We look at 15 of the most common issues that affect older women and the health resources available to support […]

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13 Things to Help You to Get Fit and Strong and… Stay That Way When You’re Over 60

By Shelagh Murray December 12, 2019

When did you and I stop playing out? When did we stop running around like giddy kippers just for the sheer unadulterated fun of it? When did moving become a chore, rather than something that was imperative?

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