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Welcome to our Incontinence Community! Whether a temporary symptom or a permanent condition, incontinence can sometimes be a challenge. But with the right tools and care, living with incontinence can be more comfortable.

We’re here for you – from your first experience with incontinence, through when you’re empowered and in control of it – not the other way around. Start with our resources below to familiarize yourself with incontinence, its causes and treatments, and how to live well with incontinence.

Here you’ll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about living with incontinence. Our resources are meant to educate and empower you to take control over your experience with incontinence, and to live better. Feel free to comment on any of the articles with questions you may have, and we will do our best to respond to them in a timely manner.

Shield HealthCare offers monthly educational webinars on a variety of topics. Once these webinars conclude, they are added to our on-demand archive. Check out our incontinence webinars and videos to learn more about living well with incontinence, skin issues caused by incontinence, tips for managing fecal incontinence and much more.

Older Women with Urinary Incontinence

Health Declines Are More Rapid in Older Women with Urinary Incontinence

In this article, originally published by The Univerisy of Hawai'i News, learn about older women with urinary incontinence and why their health declines.

Aimee Sharp
Incontinence Guide

Order Our Free Living Well with Incontinence Guide

We are pleased to announce our Living Well with Incontinence guide. This updated resource includes answers to frequently asked questions about incontinence.

Aimee Sharp
celebrities incontinence

Famous People with Incontinence

While some people may be reluctant to talk about their experience with incontinence, there are celebrities are doing their part to raise awareness.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
Products for Incontinence

Products for Incontinence Care

You may be wondering what type of products for incontinence are out there. In this article, we go over not only items that can be worn, but also cleansers.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Types of Incontinence

Types of Incontinence

Managing incontinence and gaining control over it begins with understanding why it happens. Learn about the five types of incontinence and possible causes.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Incontinence

Incontinence in Children with Special Needs

For some families with children with special needs, using the potty may be a delayed process, or not happen at all. And that's okay!

Aimee Sharp
Incontinence Cure

Incontinence Affects More Than 200 Million People Worldwide, So Why Isn’t More Being Done to Find a Cure?

In this article from ScienceNordic.com, delve into the chronic health issue of incontinence, and why an incontinence cure isn't being properly pursued.

Aimee Sharp
diet and nutrition for irritable bowel syndrome

Diet and Nutrition for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Your diet plays a major role in alleviating symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Eating more fiber and avoiding gluten can help.

Taylor Snell
keeping bladder healthy

Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

The health of your bladder is extremely important to your everyday well-being. As you age, there are steps you can take to help keep your bladder healthy.

Taylor Snell
adult bedwetting

Adult Bedwetting: Some Common Causes and Treatments

Adult bedwetting is a topic most adults do not like to discuss. Bedwetting can cause problems and can also be an indication of a serious underlying illness.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin