Attends® Adult Incontinence Products - Brand Review and What To Know Before You Buy

Chad Birt

Written by Chad Birt on Mon Oct 30 2023.

Attends products.

The Attends brand is synonymous with ultra-soft, high-performing adult incontinence products. The company, which first launched in 1980, is considered a pioneer in the space and has established a reputation for having some of the best disposable incontinence products around. 

Each product in the Attends lineup is designed to provide the best absorption and most comfortable fit. The materials are of the highest quality and undergo extensive research and testing before being released to the public.

Whether you’re a professional healthcare provider, a family caregiver, or someone who needs to use incontinence products yourself, this Attends brand review covers everything you need to know to make the right choice.  

What are Attends Adult Incontinence Products?

Attends adult incontinence products are specifically designed to help manage mild to severe urinary and/or bowel incontinence. The company manufactures various products to help caregivers and their loved ones, including:

  • Adult pull-ups

  • Disposable incontinence briefs

  • Bariatric incontinence briefs (for people with larger bodies)

  • Booster pads (to boost the absorbency of pull-ups and incontinence briefs)

  • Underpads (for skin and surface protection)

  • Bladder control pads (for protection against mild to moderate urinary leakage)

  • Men’s incontinence guards

  • Women’s incontinence guards

  • Scented washcloths

  • And more!

What Makes the Attends Brand Unique?

Attends has more than 40 years of experience designing and making quality incontinence products. These products are unique in that they feature cutting-edge technologies, like Dry-Lock Containment, SmartCool Breathability, and the Core and ConfidenceCuff –– all of which provide comfortable accident protection all day and all night. 

Attends products feature breathable materials that protect the skin, reducing the risk of common side effects like diaper rash, irritation, and chafing. What’s more, their sleek, underwear-like design makes wearing them discreet. Attends products aren’t bulky and fit comfortably under any type of fabric, whether you wear sweatpants, slacks, or jeans. 

Attends Pros and Cons - At a Glance

Attends pros include:

  • Products for every budget: Attends incontinence products come in several price points. You can find something that meets your needs, whether you’re on a tight budget or in the market for a premium product. 

  • Perfect fit: Attends products are comfortable and breathable. They feature premium materials formulated to prevent chafing and skin irritation.

  • Bariatric options: Attends makes incontinence products for all body types. 

  • Designs for him and her: Attends offers incontinence products specifically designed for men and women.

Attends cons include:

  • Missing or defective tape and tabs: Family caregivers tell us that some Attends products come with missing tape or tabs. Luckily, the company offers a 100% guarantee on all products.

  • Each product fits differently: You might need to order several different Attends products to determine the one that best meets your needs. 

Carewell’s Highest Rated Attends Incontinence Products

Now that you know a little bit more about the Attends brand and its lineup, let’s take a closer look at some of its highest-rated, best-selling products:

1) Attends Supersorb with Dry Lock Premium Advanced Under Pads

Supersorb advanced under pads make it easy to protect your sheets, blankets, and other bedding from urine and bowel voids. They feature a soft, clothlike top sheet and odor-blocking properties, ensuring your loved one stays clean and dry.

Key Benefits & Features:

  • Dry-Lock absorbent core which moves fluid away from the skin

  • Odor control

  • Air-permeable backsheet allows for use in low-flow mattress therapy

Hear it from a caretiver

“Works well and easy to transport! These bed liners seem very absorbent and also make it easier to move the person in bed.”

- Martese M. 

 

2) Attends Discreet Pads, Ultra Thin

Insert these ultra-thin bladder pads into regular underwear for all-day urinary incontinence protection. They come in various sizes and absorbencies, are made of soft, clothlike material, and have an odor guard. 

Key Benefits & Features

  • Designed specifically for women

  • Ultra-thin and discreet

  • Soft, comfortable, and easy on the skin

Hear it from a caregiver

“These are perfect for my Mom! I have them on autoship so she never runs out. Ordering is cheaper than Amazon [and] fast and easy. Definitely recommend!

- Nora S. 

Attends Discreet Pads, Ultra Thin

Price: $5.16 - $73.20

3) Attends Shaped Pads Ultra, Heavy Absorbency

These contoured booster pads are designed for people with heavy or severe urinary incontinence. They’re made of breathable, skin-friendly materials and feature Confidence-Cuff Protection that prevents leakage around the legs.

Key Benefits & Features

  • Contains odor-control technology to ensure confidence and dignity

  • Unisex design, perfect for men or women

  • Fits discreetly inside regular underwear

Attends Shaped Pads Regular, Heavy Absorbency, SPDRA, 12 X 25.2" - Case of 80
Attends Shaped Pads Regular, Heavy Absorbency

Price: $17.60 - $46.09

4) Attends Classic Unisex Incontinence Briefs

These unisex incontinence briefs provide hours of protection from urine and bowel incontinence. They’re made of soft, cloth-like material similar to regular underwear and fit comfortably under skirts or pants. The Core Plus layer has absorbent polymers that wick moisture away from the skin, keeping you or your loved one clean and dry.

Key Benefits & Features

  • Odor-protecting properties that keep the wearer smelling fresh

  • Adjustable tabs for a comfortable, secure fit

  • Hours of protection for all types of incontinence

Hear it from a caregiver

“The absorption in the padding is great and rarely leaks!”

- Eliete D.

5) Attends Bariatric Adult Diaper with Tabs

These bariatric adult diapers are designed for people with waist sizes between 63-100 inches. They have soft, stretchy side panels that conform to the wearer's skin, and provide protection from heavy urine or bowel incontinence.

Key Benefits & Features

  • Leg barriers that trap voids inside the brief

  • Extra-wide tabs to provide a comfortable, secure fit

  • Dual-core absorbent layer to protect against all types of accidents

Hear it from a caregiver

“Great product and fit with super absorbency. The size is perfect and Mom [is] really happy!”

- Alexander R.

Attends Bariatric Adult Diaper with Tabs, Severe
Attends Bariatric Adult Diaper with Tabs, Severe

Price: $16.98 - $79.57

How Much Do Attends Incontinence Products Cost?

Attends incontinence products range in price, from $9.99 for a single mattress underpad to $99.99 for a 40-pack of extra large adult diapers with tabs.

Product count tends to impact cost more than anything. For example, a 10-pack of Attends bariatric underwear is $27.99, while a 40-pack is $90.49. You get 30% off on your first order when you enroll in our auto-ship program and 5% off on all future purchases. 

How We Chose the Attends Products On This List

All of the Attends products featured in this brand review are some of our best-sellers. They have an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and are highly recommended by healthcare providers, family caregivers, and people living with incontinence.

Attends Incontinence Products - Commonly Asked Questions

1) Are Attends adult incontinence products comfortable?

Yes. All Attends incontinence products are designed with comfort in mind. They feature soft, clothlike materials, leg gathers for leak protection, and an absorbent core that draws moisture away from the skin. 

2) What if I need help with sizing?

If you need help choosing the right size of incontinence product, get in touch. Our friendly Care Specialists can walk you through the sizing process and make recommendations that meet your needs. Call (800) 696-CARE or send an email to support@carewell.com.

3) Who should use Attends booster pads?

Attends booster pads provide an extra layer of incontinence protection for adults who wear disposable pull-up underwear or diapers. Booster pads extend the life of these products by offering longer-lasting protection against urine and bowel voids.

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Chad Birt
Chad Birt

Chad Birt is a freelance medical writer who resides in Astoria, Oregon. When he isn't behind a keyboard, you can find him hiking, camping, or birdwatching with his wife Ella and their two dogs, Diane and Thoreau.