Comfort Keepers Caring Incontinence Support With In Home Senior Care Plans
Columbus, OH, affordable solutions in home senior care
Many seniors in the US suffer in silence from urinary or fecal incontinence. That includes the good folks here in Columbus, OH. It doesn't have to be this way thanks to loving support plans in home senior care. There are plenty of solutions to these uncomfortable and often embarrassing issues. We can help whether it's a cure or just better management of the condition.
Keep reading if you or someone close to you suffers from incontinence at any level.
Our Approach To In Home Senior Care
Comfort Keepers of Columbus, OH, is a senior caregiver agency. We care passionately about the services we provide and the wellbeing of all our clients. We're true professionals in that sense. That means we've seen it all and dealt with most things before. NOTHING can surprise or embarrass us.
We understand the issues that surround senior incontinence. We know how some people suffer in silence and the ways this can impact daily living and lifestyles. And although incontinence per se is not unique to older adults, people over 65 do tend to suffer more. There are many reasons for this.
When incontinent takes over it can affect the person in four ways:
- Emotional wellbeing
- Physical wellbeing
What a lot of folks don't realize is that incontinence in and of itself is not a standalone condition. It's usually the result of some other underlying cause. This could be medications, infection, a health issue (known or latent), or chronic stress. The causes are many and varied. The best approach is to treat the root cause which helps us to manage the condition.
Incontinence is often curable and when it's not it's manageable. Proper control of temporary or permanent incontinence is fundamental to effective solutions. We can work toward an efficient plan of action with the right approach to in home senior care and support.
Types Of Incontinence
There are five main types of incontinence and varying severities of each. It's important to get a professional diagnosis if you're unsure what type yours is or don’t know the root cause
The five types of incontinence include:
- Urge Incontinence:
- Stress Incontinence:
- Overflow Incontinence
- Functional Incontinence
- Mixed Incontinence
Taking the First Step
No senior needs to suffer in silence. Incontinence is not an inevitable part of growing old. There are solutions and it all starts by taking the first crucial step. Comfort Keepers of Columbus, OH, are experts in home senior care support. Our unique Interactive Caregiving™ along with general and personal support helps to change lives. Most important is that it allows seniors to age in their beloved homes.
Contact us to learn more about incontinence or our other personal care support. We can help with bathing and grooming, mobility, transferring and positioning, feeding, and special diets. For a free consultation in home-care custom support plans, call us at (614) 699-6786.
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