The term incontinence refers to involuntary or accidental loss of either urine (urinary incontinence) from the bladder, or bowel motion (bowel incontinence).
Here’s some help to determine if your parent has an incontinence problem:
he loss of control of bowel movements. It can range from an occasional leakage of a small amount of stool to complete loss of bowel control. Constipation and diarrhea can cause fecal incontinence.
While incontinence may cause embarrassment, it is actually quite common. Fortunately, there are a number of advocacy groups, organizations, & government agencies dedicated to managing and treating incontinence. These groups contribute vast amounts of knowledge, resources, information, and support, as seen below:
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