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The Last Mile

The Last Mile 0

When you are dealing with incontinence, there are a lot of decisions you must face: what brand of diaper to choose, the style, the absorbency level, and the size, for starters. However, there is one aspect of incontinence that affects everyone but isn’t often openly discussed: diaper disposal. Here are some solutions to this “pink elephant in the room” [...]
The Creams of the Crop

The Creams of the Crop 0

One of the unpleasant and unfortunate side effects of incontinence is red, chapped skin, also known as dermatitis. The seal created by a well-made and properly working diaper can keep sweat and other liquids close to the body, causing this uncomfortable (and unwanted) result. If you or a loved one is dealing with incontinence, a high-quality cream should be [...]
And the Oscar Goes To.... 4 Academy Award Nominees Managing Incontinence

And the Oscar Goes To.... 4 Academy Award Nominees Managing Incontinence 0

Oscar nominees are famous for their stunning awards-night looks, but some may be discreetly wearing a continence containment product under their glittering dresses and suave tuxedos.Here are 4 Academy Award nominees who have talked publicly about what it's like to manage incontinence, on or off the red carpet:Kate WinsletWinner Best Actress for The ReaderKate Elizabeth [...]
It’s a Wash: Incontinence Washcloths and Wipes

It’s a Wash: Incontinence Washcloths and Wipes 0

Many people are familiar with “baby wipes” – those thin, premoistened washcloths used to clean the skin at diaper changes. Not much bigger than the moist towelettes you get at fast food restaurants, they do a basic job in cleaning up messes, but aren’t quite up to the task of cleaning an adult-sized person. That’s why we have adult washcloths [...]
Healthwick's 5th Annual List of Bestselling Incontinence Products

Healthwick's 5th Annual List of Bestselling Incontinence Products 0

Specialty brands dominate the best selling adult diapers and absorbent underwear for last year. In Healthwick’s 5 th annual list of the bestselling incontinence products, niche brands like Tranquility, Abena and Confidry 24/7 have emerged as the most in-demand products from 2016, along with the tried-and-true national retail brand TENA. Healthwick is Canada’s largest online shop for incontinence products, including adult diapers, absorbent underwear, pads, [...]
December's Featured Brand: Prevail

December's Featured Brand: Prevail 0

We are excited to announce that our featured brand for the Month of December is Prevail. Prevail has released new colourful disposable underwear options for women, as well as overnight underwear and pad products specially designed to keep you protected and uninterrupted throughout the night. While affordable and effective, the Prevail products contain exclusive features and superior quality for a [...]
Top 3 Diapers for Bigger Kids

Top 3 Diapers for Bigger Kids 0

You’ve probably spoken to other Moms to see how they are conquering night wetting. Tired of hearing them tell you to stop fluids at 7:00pm, or make your child go to the toilet one last time before going to bed, or a number of other tricks you’ve tried a hundred times unsuccessfully? If your big kid wets the bed and [...]
Fecal Incontinence: The #1 Answers for Your #2 Problem

Fecal Incontinence: The #1 Answers for Your #2 Problem 0

Let's tackle a fundamental issue for seniors - bowel incontinence. Many people are behind in knowing about it, or fear they'll be the rump of a joke if they bring it up. It may be a cheeky subject, butt let's get to the bottom of it. So take a seat while we answer your #1 [...]
3 Myths about Swimming and Incontinence

3 Myths about Swimming and Incontinence 0

To pee or not to pee... That is the question. It’s that time of year again. The weather is warm, the pools are open and our phones are ringing off the hook with inquiries for “swim diapers”. There’s a lot of confusion in the marketplace about how to manage continence issues and swimming, and how swim diapers work. Let’s [...]
5 Continence Care Products You're Probably Not Using... But You Should Be

5 Continence Care Products You're Probably Not Using... But You Should Be 0

Let's be honest; no one here at Healthwick grew up thinking "When I get older, I'm going to learn everything there is to know about continence care products." But after you've spent thousands of hours in conversation with caregivers, nurses, manufacturers and end-users, and run hundreds of tests on incontinence briefs, underwear and pads, you’d be amazed the tips [...]
Celebrities With Incontinence

Celebrities With Incontinence 0

If you've done any reading about incontinence, you've probably heard the statistic that 1 in 10 people in North America are managing continence issues at any given time. But what you may not have thought of is that incontinence doesn't discriminate between rich and poor, celebrity and average joes.So if you're managing incontinence, whether it [...]
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 [...]