Happy Halloween everyone! Got your costume sorted? Candy bowl ready? Pumpkins carved?
Wee Answer Wednesdays: Trick or Treat Edition
Five Things to Think About When Choosing an Incontinence Product
Recent estimates by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggest that over 4 million men in the U.S. experience urinary incontinence, including those with spinal cord injuries, MS, ALS and nearly a dozen other diagnoses. Incontinence is also a major factor in nursing home admission in the U.S., with more than 50% of male nursing […]
Doctor-Patient Disconnect: Taking Charge of Your Incontinence Care
I went to the Doctor this week and it was a thoroughly unsatisfying experience. I spent about 40 minutes waiting and 10 minutes or less with the Doctor. While all the staff were polite and helpful, I can’t help but feel that I was just one piece on an assembly line. No one really listened […]
Following Davis… Countdown to the Wheelchair Games!
Men’s Liberty is a proud sponsor of Mission: ABLE and regular attendee at the PVA’s annual Wheelchair Games. We are so proud of these adaptive athletes and are consistently amazed by their accomplishments. These competitors challenge the stigma too often associated with ‘disability’. It’s just under a year until the next Wheelchair Games and training […]
Using Medicare’s paying power to change hospital behavior
The idea was sound; the execution was a little shaky. If you’re anything like me, you have been seeing a lot in the news lately about medical errors and hospital acquired infections and how expensive this problem is becoming. If not, don’t worry, I turn off my TV during election season too!
Introducing our new series: Wee Answer Wednesday with Men’s Liberty
There are no stupid questions… We get hundreds of calls each week from men, caregivers and doctors who have questions. Some of them we expect, some are totally out of left field. And I’ll bet that for every man who calls and asks a question, there are a dozen more that aren’t comfortable asking. So […]
Are you turning into Nurse Ratched? Nurse Burnout & Infections
Caregiver burnout is a well documented phenomenon and it is something we’ve talked about here in this blog. Well intentioned, hardworking, dedicated cargivers struggle on a daily basis to provide the best possible care and quality of life to their loved ones. It’s overwhelming, emotionally draining and physically exhausting. Well, it turns out that it […]