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5 Tips for Caregivers

5 Tips for Caregivers 0

Incontinence can be uncomfortable for patients. It can also be a significant stressor for the caregiver trying their best to prevent accidents and ...
Talking to Your Senior Parent About Continence Issues

Talking to Your Senior Parent About Continence Issues 0

Incontinence is a common issue among seniors. Health Canada estimates that 1 in 5 Canadian senior adults experience some form of bladder control is...
Incontinence FAQs

Incontinence FAQs 0

If you’re new to incontinence, it can be overwhelming and sometimes scary at first. Figuring out how best to manage incontinence and what your next...
Booster Pads vs. Incontinence Pads - What's the Difference?

Booster Pads vs. Incontinence Pads - What's the Difference? 0

What's the difference between a booster pad and an incontinence pad? We're asked this question often by shoppers, so we thought it would be helpful...
Thoughts from a Twenty-Something Healthwick Team Member

Thoughts from a Twenty-Something Healthwick Team Member 4

When I first started working at Healthwick, I can truthfully say that I didn’t know much about incontinence or any of these products. I had walked ...
Travel and Managing Incontinence

Travel and Managing Incontinence 1

Travel is loved by many people of all ages around the world. Whether you’re a snowbird escaping to a warmer climate, an avid adventurer seeking tra...
SOS: Save Our Sheets!

SOS: Save Our Sheets! 0

Overnight leaks are a common issue we hear about from our customers. It can be extremely frustrating to have to constantly change bedding and worry about ruining living room furniture. However, there is a solution [...]
Incontinence Skincare for Under 15¢

Incontinence Skincare for Under 15¢ 0

With customers Canada-wide, we know that our Healthwick shoppers not only come from a variety of locations, but they also have unique and individual concerns when it comes to managing incontinence. For customers who are on a fixed or limited income, finding an on-budget solution is very important [...]
Adaptive Clothing and Managing Incontinence

Adaptive Clothing and Managing Incontinence 0

In late 2020, Healthwick launched an adaptive clothing lineup in partnership with our sister company, Geri Fashions. s beneficial for anyone who is limited or constricted by traditional clothing due to age, disability or general lack of mobility. Most often, adaptive clothing is used by caregivers to ensure [...]
Talking to Your Loved One About Incontinence

Talking to Your Loved One About Incontinence 1

With Easter this weekend and vaccinations rolling out across Canada, many people are seeing their elderly parents and grandparents in retirement homes possibly for the first time in weeks, if not months! While your visit might be short [...]
Your Secret Weapon to Overnight Dryness

Your Secret Weapon to Overnight Dryness 0

Are you tired of waking up in the morning to wet bed sheets and clothing? Being protected from nighttime leaks is a common need we hear about from many of our customers. There are a lot of great product options for overnight use available, but if you’re already in a high-absorbency [...]

Budget-Friendly Adult Diapers

Budget-Friendly Adult Diapers 0

We know that our customers come from all walks of life and have different concerns when it comes to finding an absorbent product to help manage incontinence [...]