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Caregiving Services : What is Caregiving?

Caregivers, who now are most often family members, are a very important part of the healthcare continuum. Without the assistance of in-home caregiving, hospitals, nursing homes, and rehab centers would be overwhelmed and costs would rise higher than insurance would be willing to cover. The average age of a caregiver is 49, however, there are a large number of elderly folks (approx. 10%) who have been thrust into the role. One of the biggest obstacles is getting help for the caregivers themselves. 48 million Americans are caregivers for someone 18yrs of age or older. The majority of people in this role have had no formal training in nursing or nursing care.

Incontinence in the Elderly and the Effects on Caregivers

The person experiencing UI is affected by physical, financial and psychosocial levels.Urinary incontinence (UI) is not a part of the aging process

Caring for a Parent

Caring for an aging parent can be scary and the unknowns outweigh the definites. Let Health Products for You guide you into caring elderly Parents Properly.

Support for Caregivers: Preventing Caregiver Burnout and Stress

Caring for another person is not only a stressful job, but can lead to unwanted physical and mental symptoms for the caregiver themselves. What is caregiver burnout? Caregiver burnout (a.k.a. caregiver stress or syndrome) is a term used by many healthcare professionals to describe a stressful job that can lead to physical and mental fatigue but is not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

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There is a plethora of bariatric diapers available in the market, and picking the right one that suits your needs the best may seem like a daunting task. To help you figure out which ones to go for, HPFY has 8 tips for choosing the best bariatric adult diaper & 5 options for managing bariatric incontinence.

7 Best Foley Catheter Bags

There are two types of foley catheter bags – a catheter leg bag and a foley catheter night bag (also known as a bedside drainage bag). HPFY carries a wide range of premium-quality foley catheter bags and accessories. Some of our best sellers are:

Parastomal Hernia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Parastomal hernia is among the most common complications after an ostomy. It is a bulge or swelling around the stoma which causes discomfort and pain and makes it difficult to wear an ostomy appliance. A parastomal hernia usually happens within the first two years of surgery but can also occur later. Learn all about parastomal hernia, its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

5 Tips For Sleeping With Neck Brace

Wearing a neck brace incorrectly can lead to issues. Here are some tips for wearing a cervical collar sitting or resting for long periods can make your neck muscles stiff. Gentle movements like slight walking can help loosen this tension. Find 5 tips for wearing a neck brace for sleeping.

Swimming And Ostomy: 7 Valuable Tips For Swimming With An Ostomy

Summertime and swimming go hand-in-hand. What fun it is to laze around the pool with your family and make memories! Everyone is enjoying a dip in the cool water under the sun...except you because of your fear of swimming with an ostomy bag. Learn 7 valuable tips for swimming with an ostomy.

7 Best Ostomy Belts

As the pouch fills with waste, the excess weight may pull it down and cause it to tear or detach from the stoma. An ostomy belt bears the weight of the pouch, keeps it stable, and prevents damage to the bag and the stoma. Find 7 best ostomy belts online.

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