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Are Male External Catheters Right For You?

Are Male External Catheters Right For You? 0

The word “catheter” may seem intimidating, and can bring up thoughts of discomfort and invasiveness. However, intermittent catheters are not the only option out there when it comes to catheters. For gentlemen managing urinary incontinence, male external catheters may be a great solution that you maybe hadn’t thought of [...]
How to Choose an Incontinence Product

How to Choose an Incontinence Product 0

With an enormous selection of incontinence products on the market, choosing the right product for you can be overwhelming. Different products suit different needs, and it is important that you find an incontinence product that can meet your unique situation. With this in mind, we have created a list of 5 questions to consider before [...]
Your Secret Weapon: Booster Pads

Your Secret Weapon: Booster Pads 0

“Ugh. I have to change the sheets on my bed every morning! Why can’t I find an adult diaper that doesn’t soak through?!”This is one of the most common complaints we hear from our customers, but the fact is; if you’re already in a well-fitting and high absorbency product, it might not be your adult [...]
Incontinence Advice From Our Customers

Incontinence Advice From Our Customers 0

We know that no one knows more about incontinence than someone managing it or caring for a loved one. With this in mind, we asked our customers to share the best advice for others facing incontinence. We received tons of amazing feedback and compiled a list of the top 6 pieces of advice. Here they [...]
Just for Gents - Managing Male Urinary Incontinence

Just for Gents - Managing Male Urinary Incontinence 0

Gentlemen who are managing incontinence face specific challenges. But they also have unique opportunities when it comes to products to help lead a comfortable, healthy life, unembarrassed by urinary leaks.A Bit About Male AnatomyUrine is made by the kidneys and stored in the bladder, which is connected to the penis by the urethra that passes through the prostate. When [...]
Managing Incontinence In Public

Managing Incontinence In Public 0

Managing continence issues can be stressful, especially when you’re on the go (no pun intended).As pandemic restrictions begin to ease across Canada, more and more Canadians are getting back to regular routines, including visiting restaurants, shopping centres and hairdressers.While you’re out and about, how can you make sure that you remain comfortable and secure against leaks and odours? We [...]
Tips for Incontinence Skin Care

Tips for Incontinence Skin Care 0

With the warm and humid summer months in Canada, many of our customers find that they start to experience new skin health issues, or existing ones get worse.The perineal area (think of the area that fits inside of your toilet seat when sitting down) is much more delicate than people think. The skin in this area is thin, sensitive, [...]
Managing Bedwetting at Sleepovers

Managing Bedwetting at Sleepovers 0

Let’s talk directly to all the kids who are managing nighttime incontinence or bedwetting, and who want to host or join in a sleepover with friends.Joining your friends for a sleepover or having one at your place is definitely fun but if you’re managing bedwetting, having or being part of a sleepover can sound really intimidating. What will your [...]
Summer Camp Survival for Bedwetters

Summer Camp Survival for Bedwetters 0

Ten million children a year head to summer camps to meet new people, experience new things, challenge themselves and enjoy a change of scenery. However, children suffering from bedwetting (aka urinary incontinence at night, or nocturnal enuresis) often choose not to take part because they’re embarrassed. On the other hand, some parents may be too worried that their children will [...]
How to Talk to Your Parent About Incontinence

How to Talk to Your Parent About Incontinence 0

Here at Healthwick, we’re bracing to be busy the week after Easter. What’s the correlation between Easter and increased demand for continence products? (Hint: It’s not the Easter eggs!). It’s because many Canadians will be visiting their parents or grandparents for the first time since Christmas, and they’ll suddenly notice that their parent is struggling with incontinence. It could be [...]
Help! What happens when my kid outgrows Pampers size 7?

Help! What happens when my kid outgrows Pampers size 7? 0

Talk to any parent of an older, special needs child and they can tell you about the panic they started feeling when they realized their child was about to outgrow baby diapers. It might have felt like it happened overnight - suddenly, the size 7 baby diaper (for 41 lbs+) are barely fitting around the waist [...]
Take a Breath: Plastic- vs Cloth-Backed Briefs

Take a Breath: Plastic- vs Cloth-Backed Briefs 0

"Do you have any plastic-backed adult diapers?"Starting today, the Healthwick call centre team is going to start a jar and drop in a quarter every time we hear this question. It comes up so often that we're sure by the end of December, we'll be able to afford a great office lunch.The reason that consumers [...]