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Overview: Incontinence

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Posted August 20, 2013

 

With the further evolution of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, many loved ones become incontinent. Generally, urinary incontinence occurs first, then fecal incontinence occurs. The incontinence can be treated, or even initially prevented entirely in many cases, by frequent toileting. Subsequently, strategies for managing incontinence, including appropriate bedding, absorbent undergarments, etc., become necessary.

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