Personal Care

Traveling with Bowel Incontinence

Traveling with Bowel Incontinence

Posted by Declan Davey on Thu Feb 11 2021
No question — traveling with bowel incontinence is inconvenient. Still, with the right preparation and packing strategies in place, you can cut down on a lot of unnecessary stress. Read More

8 Diet Tips to Help Manage an Overactive Bladder

8 Diet Tips to Help Manage an Overactive Bladder

Posted by Carewell Staff on Tue Sep 29 2020
Living with an overactive bladder doesn’t have to hold you back. With the right strategy, which includes knowing which foods and drinks to add or remove from your diet, you can manage your symptoms and enjoy a completely normal, active life. In fact, you may even feel better than before with the added energy boost you get from our healthy (and yummy) recommendations!Read More

Arthritis & Exercise: Relief Through Resilience

Arthritis & Exercise: Relief Through Resilience

Posted by Carewell Staff on Wed Sep 16 2020
Regular exercise can reverse this downward slide of arthritis. The muscles will become stronger, the tendons will become more limber, and the pain and stiffness should start to fade. Most people begin to notice improvements within six weeks, and some may even feel better almost immediately. Read our tips to learn how. Read More

Smooth as Silk: Skincare Tips to Keep Immobile Adults Rash and Infection-Free

Smooth as Silk: Skincare Tips to Keep Immobile Adults Rash and Infection-Free

Posted by Chad Birt on Mon Mar 01 2021
If you care for someone who’s immobilized, it’s important to regularly monitor and protect their skin. Prolonged periods of sitting or lying down increase the risk of bed sores and irritation, which if left untreated, can lead to skin, blood, or bone infections. Read More